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Micron announces DDR4 modules designed for Intel Xeon E5-2600 V3 line

Micron Technology has just announced that it is beginning to ramp up 4Gb-based DDR4 module production in prep for new Intel Xeon chips.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Wed, Apr 2 2014 4:07 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Today Micron Storage announced that it is beginning to ramp up production of DDR4 memory modules in preparation of Intel's pending launch of the new Xeon E5-2600 V3 line of processors. Micron says that these DDR4 modules will offer a performance increase of up to 35-percent over previously utilized DDR3 RAM.

Micron announces DDR4 modules designed for Intel Xeon E5-2600 V3 line | TweakTown.com

"Our JEDEC-compliant portfolio showcases the performance and power benefits that DDR4 products can provide for our customers," said Robert Feurle, Micron's vice president of marketing and program management. "As a result of Micron's close engagement with our key enabling partners, we are well positioned to bring this exciting new technology to market."

"We have been working with Micron since the early days of DDR4 memory definition and through DDR4 product launch," said Geof Findley, Intel DCG Memory Ecosystem Director. "We are very excited that our mutual customers will be able to reap the benefits of this new memory technology to improve performance and reduce power as part of future Intel(R) Xeon(TM) processor E5-2600 v3 product family based systems with production availability of these new processors in 2H'14."

Micron Technology, Inc., is a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems. Micron's broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies--including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash--is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of technology leadership, Micron's memory solutions enable the world's most innovative computing, consumer, enterprise storage, networking, mobile, embedded and automotive applications. Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol.

NEWS SOURCE:micron.com

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