SK Hynix readies second-gen 10nm 8Gb DDR4 chips

Posted on Monday, Nov 12 2018 @ 10:23 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
SK Hynix announces the completion of a second-generation 10nm-class 8Gb DDR4 memory chip. The new product promises 20 percent higher performance and 15 percent lower power consumption than the previous generation.

The 1Ynm 8Gb DDR4 chip supports a data transfer rate of 3200Mbs. It uses four-phase clocking technology, which doubles the clock signal to boost data transfer speed and stability, as well as Sense Amp. Control, a technique to reduce power consumption and data errors. Shipments are expected in Q1 2019.
"This 1Ynm 8Gb DDR4 DRAM has optimum performance and density for our clients," said vice president Sean Kim, the Head of DRAM Marketing. "SK Hynix plans to start shipping from the first quarter of the next year to actively respond to market demand," he added.
SK Hynix 2nd gen 10nm DDR4 8Gb

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