Seoul, Korea ĖAimed at the new
generation of servers optimized for cloud computing and virtualization, Samsung
Electronics Co. Ltd. has started to mass produce 2-Gbit Green DDR3 using 30-nm
class process technology, which it says provides a 155 percent overall increase
in productivity compared with its 50nm-class process.
server applications, the 30nm-class 2-Gbit Green DDR3 chips in memory modules
can reach up to 1.866 gigabits per second (Gbps) at 1.35 volts, while PC modules
can run at up to 2.133Gbps (1.5 volts), which is 3.5 times faster than DDR2 and
1.6 times faster than 50nm-class DDR3, according to Samsung. Power savings for most
new server applications using 30nm DDR3 will be about 20 percent greater than
applications that use 50nm-class DDR3.
combined with new multi-core PC platforms, Samsung 30nm-class 4-Gbyte DDR3 products
for PCs can operate 60 percent faster than two 50nm-class 2GB DDR3 solutions,
using 65 percent less power, the company added.
Samsung also has plans to produce the new 30nm DDR3 chips
in a 4-Gbit density by year end.
For more information about Samsung
Green DDR3, click here.