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Intel and Micron team up to launch a new class of computer memory

"The decade-long partnership between Intel and Micron to build better NAND (or Flash) memory used in solid-state drives has yielded an entirely new form of computer memory. This is a big deal. It’s as if a 10-year effort by Ford and GM to build a better car also produced a Segway..." ~ "The two companies are calling their new memory 3D XPoint memory (pronounce 3D crosspoint memory) because its structure creates an lattice-like stacked layer of wires that looks like Xes when viewed from above. It combines properties of NAND Flash memory that is currently used inside solid state drives (SSDs) inside computers and phones, but it is 1,000 times faster and can last through 1,000 times more data writes..." Read More!

DDR4 Memory Already RELEASED and Up for Sale, but not Worldwide

"According to a recent report from a Japanese website, at least one store in Japan has already began to offer DDR4 memory sticks, which should point to an imminent release in other countries around the world, as well. However, the first systems that will need DDR4 memory modules will get launched on the market only in several months, which makes the price of the memory modules be very high. Japan is the first country where DDR4 has went up for sale but it’s available for quite the price..."

Old people have brains like an overstuffed computer

"New research suggests that older people people do not decline mentally with age, it just takes them longer to recall facts because they have more information stored their brains. Doctor Michael Ramscar said that his research suggests that much like a computer struggles as the hard drive gets full up, so to do humans take longer to access information. Researchers say this slowing down it is not the same as cognitive decline."

 
 
 

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Corsair Announces World's First High-Performance Quad Channel 32GB Memory Kit

FREMONT, California — October 13th, 2011 — Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the world’s first high-performance

Two Rambus patents invalidated after ITC wins

"Two patents that chip designer Rambus (RMBS.O) used to win patent lawsuits against Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ.N) and others have been declared invalid by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, according to legal documents."

AMD starts flogging Radeon branded memory

"Chipmaker AMD is apparently planning to enter the memory module market in style. The outfit is readying to introduce several DDR3 modules as part of its new Radeon memory line. Judging by AMD’s own website and some retailer leaks, AMD will introduce three distinct memory module series. Entertainment class modules are rated at 1333MHz (9-9-9 latencies), Ultra Gaming Pro modules run at 1600MHz (11-11-11 latencies) and there’s also the Enterprise series, but it hasn’t been spec’d yet..."

CRUCIAL.COM: 250k upgrades for 50k systems... but how?

"In this interview, Thomas Thor explains what’s in the secret sauce of Crucial.com’s award-winning consumer tools, the Crucial Memory Advisor and Crucial System Scanner. He also tells how we came to offer a whopping 250,000 upgrades for 50,000 desktops, laptops, servers, tablets, netbooks and other computers."

Oldest Computer & Owner Couple Sweepstakes

At Crucial.com, we want to celebrate those who have had a long-lasting relationship with their computer. We are on the hunt for some of the most enduring computer & owner couples. And we’re offering a rockin’ prize for the randomly selected winner from the US or Canada – a new addition to your computer family: a brand new Asus Eee PC T101MT Multi-touch Tablet PC… maxed out with 2GB of Crucial memory, of course! Details here: http://www.crucial.com/research

 
 
 

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