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Rambus Unveils New Innovations for Main Memory

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#2
All good news, lets hope these tricks make it to the sales shelf one day.

Lets face it just about EVERY memory researcher is forever publishing amazing new innovations, and we are still stuck with DDR3 that depending on your configuration can perform WORSE than DDR2...
 
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Maybe its time for the to become popular.
 
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Rambus=Royalty=Higher Memory Prices!!
Hope its not like RDRAMs!!
 
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I wonder who they will patent troll with this :)
 

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Rambus=Royalty=Higher Memory Prices!!
Hope its not like RDRAMs!!
Since they are 240Pin DDR3, they probably wont be like RDIMMs
 

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Since they are 240Pin DDR3, they probably wont be like RDIMMs
RDIMM = Registered DIMM, you mean RIMM, Rambus Inline Memory Module.

As for Rambus getting a place in PC's, I doubt it. I can't imagine any CPU/chipset manufacturer going for it after last time. Unless of course Rambus could work wthout specific platform support, ie all logic being on the memory module and being able to work with normal memory controllers.
 
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Rambus=Royalty=Higher Memory Prices!!
Hope its not like RDRAMs!!
you do know if rambus carried on we would have much MUCH faster ram then we do now. :rolleyes:

People DID steal there technology, but instead of rambus just suing and carrying on designing more they just cried about it, when they had nifty things of there own it was just slightly higher priced.
 
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Memory was always good, just cost too much,, I hope they keep the price down this time around. if they get a this time.
 
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you do know if rambus carried on we would have much MUCH faster ram then we do now.
And so what if we had faster RAM?
Performance of system RAM in PCs has the smallest impact on performance compared to any other component.

People DID steal there technology, but instead of rambus just suing and carrying on designing more they just cried about it, when they had nifty things of there own it was just slightly higher priced.
Actually, RAMBUS willingly gave away their IP back then when DDR-SDRAM standard was being designed and RAMBUS still was a member in JEDEC. Then they left JEDEC as their own ignorance/malevolent bait 'n' trap tactic they misinterpreted JEDEC's member rules that don't allow "area-of-effect royalties". Then they somehow expect the industry should stop using the stuff they gave away? The best part is they've apparently managed to enforce their view and royalties via tech-illiterate courts that think DDR signaling is some brilliant engineering feat worthy being called as "IP".
:slap:

RAMBUS "invented" such mundane things as double data rate I/O, eg. Like, they invented the bloody wheel and demand royalty for all things that have them.