Rambus XDR2 Memory Interface News - HotHardware

Rambus XDR2 Memory Interface News

Good morning everyone. We just got some interesting information from Rambus regarding their new high-speed XDR memory interface that we wanted to send your way. If you think GDDR3 RAM running at 1.3GHz is impressive, wait until you see what Rambus has on tap. Here's a snip from their press release...


RAMBUS UNVEILS NEXT GENERATION XDR MEMORY INTERFACE

8GHz XDR2 DRAM with micro-threading enables unprecedented graphics capabilities

     

LOS ALTOS, Calif. – July 7, 2005 – Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq:RMBS), one of the world's premier technology licensing companies specializing in high-speed chip interfaces, today announced the latest version of its high-bandwidth XDR memory interface technology, named XDR2. The XDR2 memory interface uses a micro-threaded DRAM core and circuit enhancements that enable data rates starting at 8GHz, making it five times faster than today's best-in-class GDDR graphics DRAM products.

Building on the high-performance XDR memory interface technology, the XDR2 memory interface is targeting applications that require extreme memory bandwidth, such as 3D graphics, advanced video imaging, and network routing and switching applications.  Read More...


Be sure to check out some of the white papers and other technical documents linked on the left side of the press release for more in depth information.

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