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Memory makeover: DRAM days numbered as Japan eyes MRAM

DRAM has been around a long, long time. Is MRAM the next big memory thing?

By November 24, 2013

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DRAM inventor Robert Dennard gets prestigious Kyoto Prize

The 81-year-old IBM researcher is behind the now-pervasive memory technology and Dennard scaling, which mapped the march of progress in performance during the chip industry's glory days.

By November 11, 2013

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Chipmakers losing billions on DRAM as iPad dominates

Did you know that Apple ships more iPads than Dell ships PCs? Chipmakers that have bet their business on the global demand for DRAM chips know this and it's freaking them out.

By December 1, 2011

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Rambus bags last major litigation target Micron

Micron, one of the last holdouts, settles over DRAM memory patents. The deal includes Elpida, a major supplier to Apple.

By December 10, 2013

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Apple reportedly cuts order for Samsung chips for new iPhone

iPhone maker has reduced its order for NAND and DRAM chips from its courtroom foe, industry sources report.

By September 6, 2012

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Apple's speedy Mac Pro arrives in December

Apple's Phil Schiller shows off the company's latest high-performance desktop, the Mac Pro. The new computer boasts a 3.7GHz dual-core Xeon processor, 12GB of DRAM, and a 256GB SSD. Pricing starts at $2,999, and it will be available in December.

October 22, 2013

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Trivia question: What's the most expensive part in supercomputers?

Isn't DRAM supposed to be a commodity?

By June 26, 2007

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Micron to tap IBM chip-stacking tech for fast memory

IBM's so-called 3D-chip technology is set to be used in next-generation memory processors from Micron Technology, yielding very-high-speed DRAM.

By November 29, 2011

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IBM ships 5.2GHz chip, its fastest yet

A chip in IBM's new zEnterprise System clocks in at 5.2GHz. The fastest IBM microprocessor to date is targeted at mainframes. It packs in four cores, plus a respectable helping of DRAM.

By September 1, 2010

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Green tech news harvest: Redesigning suburbs, cooking carbon, and mapping wildfires

This story initially misstated the comparison between Spansion's new flash memory and DRAM. The new memory would consume approximately one-eighth the energy DRAM does.

By June 30, 2008