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Samsung ships GDDR 4 chips

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Steve Dougherty | Jul 6, 2006 at 01:40 am CDT (0 mins, 33 secs reading time)


GDDR4 memory is one step closer to being found on upcoming graphics cards, with word from Reg Hardware that Samsung have started shipping GDDR 4 memory chips in volume. Rumour also has it that GDDR4 based memory will be found on ATI's upcoming R580+ boards.


Samsung has begun shipping GDDR 4 memory chips in volume, the company said today, more than eight months after it began sampling the parts.

The South Korean giant's offering is a 5412Mb part fabbed at 80nm. The chips can chuck data around at a rate of 2.4Gbps per pin, and with 32 pins per chip that's 9.6GBps in total. The DDR 2-based chip is clocked at 1.2GHz (2.4GHz effective).


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