Samsung mass produces 128 gigabyte DRAM

Samsung DRAMSouth Korean technology giant Samsung said it has started mass production of 128 gigabyte DDR4 DRAM modules.

The modules are aimed at enterprise servers and for data centres.

Samsung said the modules have the largest capacity and the best energy efficiency of any other modules but also operate at high speed.

The modules include 144 DDR4 chip arranged into 36 four gigabyte packages using 20 nanometre process technology.

Samsung claims that the 128GB modules can operate at up to 4,400 megabits per second, and cut power usage by as much as 50 percent.

The company said that it will provide a complete line of the high performance modules including 128GB load reduced DIMMs.

It is also aiming to introduce these types of modules but with higher performance with data transfer speeds of 2,667Mbps and 3,200Mbps.