Elpida Memory ships first 1Gbit DDR2 SDRAM chips
The Japanese memory maker is trying to keep up with its American rival. Elpida Memory officially launched shipments of its 1Gbit DDR2 SDRAM chips. Besides, the Japanese company started to ship 2GB registered modules on these chips to its customers to estimate DIMM performance in the new server platforms. In the nearest future Elpida is to start offering 4GB registered DDR2 SDRAM DIMM and 2GB SO-DIMM on 1Gbit chips.
The new EDE1104AASE and EDE1108AASE chips are organized as 256 Million words x 4-bits (8 banks) and 128 Million words x 8-bits (8 banks), respectively. They are made using 0.10µm process at company´s 300mm fab in Hiroshima.
Chip specs are:
- 68-pin FBGA package
- 533Mbps per pin throughput
- 1.8V voltage
- CL=3, 4, 5
- 4 or 8 packet length
- Off-chip output driver calibration (OCD)
- On-die termination (ODT)
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