Hynix Completes Development of DDR4 Memory Chips

Hynix Creates 2Gb DDR4 Memory Chip

by Anton Shilov
04/04/2011 | 09:30 AM

Hynix Semiconductor, a leading maker of dynamic random access memory (DRAM), on Monday announced that it has developed 2Gb DDR4 DRAM and DDR4 DRAM based 2GB ECC-SODIMM applying its leading 30nm class process technology. The DDR4 DRAM product meets the JEDEC standard and the module product is designed for the micro server.


“With this product, Hynix will be able to provide premium solutions to our customers not only in the PC and server but also in the tablet market," said Mr. Ji-Bum Kim, chief marketing officer of Hynix.

The device works at the industry’s fastest speed of 2400MHz (2400Mb/s), which is also 80% faster than DDR3 1333MHz product. The Module product operates at such a low voltage of 1.2V and processes up to 19.2GB/s of data per second with a 64-bit I/O.

Hynix plans to start volume production of this high performance DDR4 product in the second half of 2012.

According to market research firm, iSuppli, the portion of the DDR4 DRAM is expected to increase from 5% in 2013 to over 50% in 2015 and become a mainstream in the market. While the demand DDR3 DRAM will reach its peak in 2012 with 71% portion and will eventually decrease to 49% in 2014.