Samsung Debuts Next-Gen DDR4 RAM for Superior Performance

Samsung, currently the world’s largest semiconductor company, is planning to further extend its advantage over others by launching the second-generation 10nm DDR4 RAM modules. The result is the smallest ever 8-gigabit DDR4 module.

Improvements Over Previous Gen RAM

The new 10nm DDR4 is said to bring speed improvements of up to 10-percent, as well as efficiency improvements of up to 15-percent. The new 8 Gb module can operate at theoretical speeds of upto 3600 megabits/s, compared to 3200 mb/s of the first-generation.

The second-generation brings a 30-percent productivity improvement over the first-generation. Samsung now claims to have broken the barrier for DRAM scalability, which will allow it to introduce products in the market and bank on the demand before the others.

How Samsung Did it

The company has implemented improvements over existing technologies in the second-generation, skipping on the EUV process for now.

It used a high-sensitivity cell data sensing system, which allows the measuring of data in each cell more accurately, thus improving productivity, as well as a new “air spacer” gap around the lines, which has been helpful in lowering parasitic capacitance.

Future Plans

For the future, Samsung plans to move to 8nm chips (obviously) and then 7nm, however, the step will be tricky as it requires the use of new ultraviolet lithography technology, which is a step up in sophistication from current procedures.

If other industry leaders and Intel are to be any indication, the move will be easier said than done. Additionally, there are plans to start work on DDR5, LPDDR5 (for improvements on portables and smartphones), GDDR6 and HBM3, though, that will take some time to hit the mainstream market.


  • Xahid

    Aap ka fuse to nahi urh gaya ?
    Pahle to heading parh letey thay, ab to lagta hai, Heading bhi nahi parhin, sirf Samsung ka naam parthe hi comments de diaye?
    The article is about Memory (RAM?) not phone..

    • Zulfiqar

      As usual, he always came up with his useless comments. ProPakistani waiting jab sab users chalay jaingay then they will realize due to this crap A**H**** how many people left this forum.

      Btw checkout the time of the article posted and his comment time. (His comment is two minutes ahead of the article time) Sounds suspicious….

      • Xahid

        I have no problem with his useful or useless comments, I can ignore the comments which I don’t like, some time amusing some time weird. But I don’t think anybody will left due to that behavior. you can ignore and move on.

        But his comments time before the article posting time is really suspicious.

        • Thanks )

        • Zulfiqar

          Bro if you read his comments on different posts, you will find many people being frustrated because of his senseless comments. I believe techy people came here to read healthy comments rather than wasting time on such person. Anyway you can deny it.

          The time thing, it seems like he is being planted by propak(as everyone suspect) and his account is being used by multiple people (including propak). So may be they did some human error (wrong comment on wrong post and on wrong time) This is the only way his time can be ahead of the time this post was published.

  • Fedup

    He is paid to comment.
    Its a ProPk strategy to boost more comments and user interaction on website.