Micron introduces 16GB DDR3

Micron Introduces Industry’s Highest Density DDR3 Components and Modules. New 2Gb Component Enables Up to a 16GB Server Memory Module and a 4GB Desktop and Notebook PC Memory Module.

Boise, Idaho , Tuesday, October 30, 2007 – Building on its heritage of innovation in DRAM technology, Micron Technology, Inc., today announced the industry’s first 2 gigabit (Gb) double data rate (DDR) 3 component. Micron’s newest DRAM innovation is the highest density DDR3 component available on the market.

By using 2Gb components, Micron can enable 8 gigabyte (GB) and 16GB modules for servers and 4GB modules for desktop and notebook PCs, which are the industry’s highest density DDR3 modules available. This increase in memory density is ideal for optimizing today’s memory intensive operating systems. Micron is now sampling modules based on its 2Gb DDR3 component for server, desktop and notebook applications.

Commercial availability for the product is planned for the first quarter of 2008.

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