During the Intel Developer Forum, Rob Crooke demonstrated two 3D XPoint-based Optane SSDs transferring a large file at nearly 2GB per second. Intel has hinted the final version of 3D XPoint could be even quicker.
AMD launched on Thursday a 32GB version of its FirePro W9100 professional graphics card for workstations. It joins the current 16GB version, offering the same performance and support for tools like DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.4, and OpenCL 2.0.
Samsung has kicked into full gear the mass production of 10nm-class 8Gb DDR4 chips that will be used in memory modules for devices ranging from laptops to servers. They provide faster speeds and consume less power than older 20nm chips.
Wondering how Micron's new GDDR5X memory chips will perform? Well, do so no longer. The manufacturer has now outed the specifications for the new standard, and they're quite impressive. Not HBM standards, but strong all the same.
According to a 2013 study that has resurfaced to great pomp and circumstance, drinking three glasses of champagne a week could help prevent memory loss and protect your brain from diseases like Alzheimers and dementia.
If you're looking to purchase some new memory for your PC or laptop, now might be the best time, as it's price has fallen to historic lows across the board. The average price of 4GB of DDR3 has now hit $18.50.