Micron Ramps Up GDDR6 Production, Focuses On Cryptocurrency, Gaming, VR

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Micron is prepping a major rollout of GDDR6 in GPUs, cryptocurrency miners, and next-generation activities like VR and deep learning. GDDR5 has had a good long run, but it’s on its way out the door.

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Samsung Introduces 16Gbps GDDR6 Memory, 2GB Capacities

Samsung has announced new records for GDDR6 speeds and capacities–16Gbps per channel and 16Gb ICs. Building higher-bandwidth cards with fewer chips is a win for all involved.

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Micron Releases Update on GDDR5X, GDDR6 Roadmaps, Production

Micron sees a future for GDDR5X and GDDR6 well into 2018, as the new memory standard ramps up and existing VRAM hits higher bandwidth levels.

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SK Hynix Will Launch GDDR6 in 2018, But What About HBM2?

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SK Hynix has announced production on GDDR6 with launches expected in early 2018 — but wasn’t HBM2 supposed to obviate the need for higher-speed conventional memory?

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