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Kingston launches new memory modules

Kingston FB-DIMMs offer cutting-edge solutions, driving the market to a new standard by breaking the 16GB-memory barrier.

india Updated: Apr 20, 2006 14:51 IST

Kingston Technology Company, Inc, the independent worldwide leader in memory products, on Thursday announced the release of its new line of Fully Buffered-DIMM memory modules (FB-DIMM).

Kingston's FB-DIMM modules are a high-speed, high-density memory solution for related technology workstation and server platforms. It offers memory flexibility and more expansion options, opening new horizons in memory technology.

FB-DIMMs resolve the DDR2 memory speed vesus capacity bottleneck and comply with JEDEC standards. FB-DIMM memory architecture is expected to allow up to six memory channels with each channel supporting up to eight dual-rank memory modules and two channels to simultaneously read and write in concurrent transactions.

The FB-DIMMs provides a solution to many signal integrity and quality concerns.

"It increases server memory capacity from 8 GB to 192 GB at a high speed based on a 4GB-module configuration, a twenty-four-fold increase," said Scott Chen, Vice President, APAC Business Development, Kingston.

"In addition to higher capacity, FB-DIMMs will have a peak bandwidth four times greater than standard DDR2 server modules," Scott added.

First Published: Apr 20, 2006 14:51 IST