Samsung Develops First LPDDR5X RAM
Nov 10, 2021, 10:47 AM by Rich Brome @rbrome
Samsung has announced a next-generation RAM chip that offers 1.3 time faster speeds while using 20% less power. This new type of RAM is called LPDDR5X, and the improvements are compared the best existing RAM technology for phones, LPDDR5. Samsung is the first company to announce chips based on the new LPDDR5X standard. LPDDR5X will offer data processing speeds of up to 8.5 gigabits per second (Gbps). Samsung's chip leverages a 14nm manufacturing process technology. The chip being announced is 16 Gb (gigabits), which is 2 GB (gigabytes). Samsung's multi-chip package technology will allow them to make parts that pack up to 64 gigabytes (GB) of this RAM into one physical component. AnandTech expects devices using these new chips to hit the market in 2023.
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