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Elpida Enters Graphics Memory Business

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Elpida Memory, Inc., a leading global supplier of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), today announced that it reached an agreement with Germany-based Qimonda AG, which is now in insolvency proceedings, to acquire Qimonda technology licenses and a portion of the design assets related to Graphics Double Data Rate (GDDR), a memory architecture that has a high-speed data interface for graphic processing applications.

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I think ill skip over any cards that have their chips on it.
 

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Why so?
 
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Quimonda = Hynix, one of the best GDDR chips out there, and currently the only choice for GDDR5. I remember my Radeon 9550 with Hynix memory - did 50% OC with no effort at all
 

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Nope. Hyundai = Hynix. Hynix has nothing to do with Qimonda.
Damn it you're right that was Infineon I was thinking about...Sorry I was wrong
 
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"This RAM comes with a 70,000 mile warranty"

A lot of the car companies are also involved in electronics in some form or another (especially the korean and japanese ones).
 
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Isnt this the same company that put out the fubard chips on the HyperX and Dominator GTs?
So? Besides the chips are made by former-Qimonda GDDR division. Nothing to do with poor-quality (≠ faulty) PC DRAM chips.

Hyundai semiconductor was a well-known name. I don't think it's related to Hyundai the automobile company.
 
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So? If its the same company they can screw this up too.
 

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So? If its the same company they can screw this up too.
It's not the same people behind GDDR, not the same facilities, not the same engineers. Besides, they screwed up the last time, only to set things right in a matter of a week or two. That's actually a merit.
 

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It's not the same people behind GDDR, not the same facilities, not the same engineers. Besides, they screwed up the last time, only to set things right in a matter of a week or two. That's actually a merit.
Not to mention, just about every company that has been around for long enough has had a bad product line or 2. It happens.
 
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Hyundai semiconductor was a well-known name. I don't think it's related to Hyundai the automobile company.
Well it was related to Hyundai automobile both as a member of the Hyundai Group. :p
Nowaday they are not related whatsoever.
 

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Qimonda has some awesome GDDR memory on cards, Samungs, Qimonda, Infineon/Hynix, best of the best.