Memory

The first major release of the Gen-Z systems interconnect specification is now available. The Gen-Z Consortium was publicly announced in late 2016 and has been developing the technology as an open standard, with several drafts released in 2017 for public comment. Gen-Z is one of several standards that emerged from the long stagnation of the PCI Express standard after the PCIe 3.0 release. Technologies like Gen-Z, CAPI, CCIX and NVLink seek to offer higher throughput, lower latency and the option of cache coherency, in order to enable much higher performance connections between processors, co-processors/accelerators, and fast storage. Gen-Z in particular has very broad ambitions to blur the lines between a memory bus, processor interconnect, peripheral bus and even straying into networking territory. The Core Specification released...

Memory Module Technologies: TCP, EPOC and FEMMA

Recent developments in DIMM technologies allow unprecedented densities to be squeezed onto a low profile 1.2 inch DIMM. Join us as we take a look at the new...

0 by Andy Hui on 8/26/2002

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: April 2001 1st Edition

Higher bandwidth memory solutions fall in price once again, it's clear where the market is headed and PC133 isn't it. Find out what the best buys are in...

0 by Kiran Venkatesh on 4/1/2001

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: March 2001 1st Edition

It's Price Guide time and what a time it is to purchase memory and motherboards. The prices of Socket-A motherboards and the rest of the boards in general...

0 by Kiran Venkatesh on 3/2/2001

Rambus DRAM Part 2: Performance

Last week we took a look at the theory behind the need for a higher bandwidth solution and illustrated that RDRAM was a solution that could potentially fit the...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/22/2000

Rambus DRAM: Uncovering Facts & Burying Rumors

There is a lot of misinformation floating around the 'net regarding a little company known as Rambus and their extremely expensive memory technology. Would you believe that we...

2 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/15/2000

PC133 SDRAM Roundup - April 2000

For the first time in a year we take a look at the latest SDRAM modules out on the market and crown a winner. This time around the...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/3/2000

RAM Guide

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/17/1997

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