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Re: Why so big?
Fabricator   11/25/2014 3:58:08 PM
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HMCs have 2 or 4 links, each of which has 16 bidirectional serial lanes + clocks + pwr/gnd + bootstapping/analog lines + JTAG/I2C/low power pins/... It all adds up.

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Re: Why so big?
Max The Magnificent   11/25/2014 2:23:55 PM
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@DougLnRB: Are the HMC folks saying why?

I'll root around and see what I can discover.

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Why so big?
DougInRB   11/25/2014 2:18:45 PM
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Since the chips are stacked and the interface is serial, why the huge package?  Since the reason clearly isn't pin count, I would only conclude that it is power or signal integrity...  Are the HMC folks saying why?

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Re: Dynamic rather than permanent?
Max The Magnificent   11/19/2014 1:57:14 PM
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@Perl_Geek: This device is a small, fast, low-power dynamic memory, but not  permanent storage like an SSD. Is that correct?

If by "device" you mean the HMC -- you are correct.

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Dynamic rather than permanent?
perl_geek   11/19/2014 1:37:28 PM
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This device is a small, fast, low-power dynamic memory, but not  permanent storage like an SSD.

Is that correct?



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