Sunday, September 21, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Pushes Back Xbox One Debut In China
New Oculus 'Crescent Bay' Headset Announced
Microsoft Offers iPhone Users 30 GB of Free Storage
New Tizen Device Coming in India
Samsung Launches My Knox App For Latest Mobile Device
Android L To Support Encryption By Default
Microsoft Outlines Basic Elements Of Direct3D 12
New GeForce WHQL Driver Released
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > PC Parts > SK Hyni...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Sunday, June 10, 2012
SK Hynix And IBM to Work On PRAM Memory Chips


SK hynix Inc., the world's second-largest memory chipmaker, said Sunday it has signed an alliance deal with IBM on the development of a next-generation Phase Change Random Access Memory (PRAM).

SK hynix and IBM will work together to develop a phase-change random access memory (PRAM), a new type of a nonvolatile memory chip.

PRAMs are claimed to be more than 100 times faster than NAND flash memory chips in reading and writing with their durability is over 1,000 times better. They also operate at low voltage.

Easy to manufacture, PRAMs are expected to help reduce production costs and emerge as a candidate next-generation memory solution.

SK hynix and IBM plan to develop the so-called storage class memory chip designed to improve the performance of servers and reduce their power consumption.

PRAM uses the unique property of chalcogenide glass, which is already used in recordable CDs, to switch it between two states. It can store a lot of data but is slower than DRAM, so it could be used in combination with other technologies or as a possible replacement for flash.

Last year Toshiba also said it was working with SK Hynix, hoping to bring another next-generation memory, Spin Torque Transfer MRAM (STT-MRAM) in some personal computers next year. STT-MRAM packs the memory together more densely and is as fast as DRAM.

Micron Technology is also a key player in Phase Change Memory, having bought Intel spin-off Numonyx in 2010.


Previous
Next
Sony Works On 9.9-inch Flexible OLED Panel        All News        LinkedIn Says Its Members Are Not At Risk
Solid State Drives At Computex 2012     PC Parts News      Samsung To Invest $1.9 billion In New 300mm Logic Chip Line

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
SK hynix Develops The Fastest Mobile DRAM
Researchers Create Ultra-dense Memory Using Conventional Methods
SK Hynix To Develop Its Own eMMC Controllers
SK Hynix Starts Mass Production of 16nm NAND Flash
SK hynix And Micron May Be Close To Licensing Deal
Fire At Hynix Factory Spurs Bigg Chip Price Rise
Crossbar Unveils PRAM Non-Volatile Memory Technology
SK Hynix Develops First High Density 8Gb LPDDR3
Samsung Develops 8-Gbit Phase-change Memory
Samsung Ships First Multi-chip Package with a PRAM Chip for Handsets
Intel and Numonyx Claim Milestone with Phase Change Memory Technology
Samsung Announces Production Start-up of Its Nonvolatile Memory - PRAM

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .