Key Windows 10 Anti-Malware Tech Critically Broken

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Windows 10 is supposed to include support for memory address randomization techniques that stop certain kinds of malware. Unfortunately, that protection isn’t currently working.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259350-key-windows-10-antimalware-technology-critically-broken?source=Computing

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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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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250351-micron-releases-update-gddr5x-gddr6-roadmaps-production?source=Computing

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Take That, Intel: AMD Unveils 16-core Ryzen ‘Threadripper’ Enthusiast CPU

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AMD is planning to launch an all-new, enthusiast-focused platform with up to 16 CPU cores and four memory channels to compete with Intel’s HEDT lineup.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249441-amd-announces-new-16-core-ryzen-threadripper-enthusiast-platform?source=Computing

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Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

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Intel’s new Optane drives, based on 3DXPoint memory, are finally available, but the consumer performance may not be quite what enthusiasts had hoped.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248226-intel-optane-review-round-intels-next-generation-memory-standard-earns-lukewarm-reception?source=Computing

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Next-generation DDR5 memory will double bandwidth compared with DDR4

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JEDEC is working on the new DDR5 memory standard (no relation to GDDR5) and expects it to double the bandwidth of DDR4.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/247004-next-generation-ddr5-memory-will-double-bandwidth-compared-ddr4?source=Computing

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Intel launches Optane memory with cache acceleration for PCs

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Intel’s new Optane cache drives, based on its 3DXPoint memory technology, are finally up for pre-order. Performance gains from adding a cache drive are impressive, and the drives themselves are quite affordable in absolute terms.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246570-intel-launches-optane-memory-pcs-promises-cache-acceleration-offers-affordable-price-points?source=Computing

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Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs aimed at the storage accelerator market

Everspin is moving its MRAM into SSDs and commercial products. Is this the memory standard that will challenge NAND flash for dominance of the storage market?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245592-everspin-announces-new-commercial-mram-ssds-aimed-storage-accelerator-market?source=Computing

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AMD’s new 32-core Naples CPU will attack Intel’s data center monopoly

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AMD announced its Naples server CPU today, with up to 32 cores, 170GB/s of memory bandwidth, and AMD’s new Infinity Fabric. The company plans to challenge Intel in the 1-2 socket market.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245462-amds-new-32-core-naples-server-cpu-will-attack-intels-datacenter-monopoly?source=Computing

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New PC industry consortium to develop next-gen memory interconnect

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A new memory standard consortium wants to revolutionize how we connect new storage devices to future computers, and it’s promising near-term results.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/237537-new-pc-industry-consortium-to-develop-next-gen-memory-interconnect?source=Computing

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Phase change memory can operate thousands of times faster than current RAM

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New discoveries about phase change memory show it can switch at picosecond scales — theoretically opening the door to a DRAM replacement thousands of times faster than our current memory technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/233691-phase-change-memory-can-operate-thousands-of-times-faster-than-current-ram

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What makes a good speller (or a bad one)?

By the time he was 6 or 7 years old, Sameer Mishra was a pretty confident speller. His memory was sharp, he liked to read, and he actually enjoyed the weekly tests at school. While his parents drilled his older sister, a National Spelling Bee competitor, he’d angle for his own list of words.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/r/797c283ee3/0L0Scnn0Bcom0C20A160C0A50C260Chealth0Cspelling0Ebee0Ebrain0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech

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IBM researchers announce major breakthrough in phase change memory

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Researchers from IBM have unveiled a breakthrough in phase-change memory. Their work could lead to dramatic density improvements for the proposed next-gen memory standard and make it far more competitive compared to NAND flash and DRAM.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/228622-ibm-researchers-announce-major-breakthrough-in-phase-change-memory

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Amazon is having a big one-day sale on flash drives and memory cards

Every time you think memory products like flash drives, SD cards and MicroSD cards can’t possibly get any cheaper, Amazon goes ahead and hosts a killer sale with insanely low prices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/11/amazon-is-having-big-one-day-sale-on-flash-drives-and-memory-cards.html

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SK Hynix highlights the huge size advantage of HBM over GDDR5 memory

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SK Hynix displayed its next-generation HBM2 memory chips at GTC 2016 last week. The space savings and density improvements over GDDR5 and HBM are quite significant.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/226240-sk-hynix-highlights-the-huge-size-advantage-of-hbm-over-gddr5-memory

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Intel's new Optane memory technology could lead to 1000 times faster MacBook storage

Article Image A new ultra-fast memory technology from Intel and Micron branded as Optane is expected to launch in 2017, and could pave the way for even faster storage on Apple’s MacBooks.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4e334b43/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A30C110Cintels0Enew0Eoptane0Ememory0Etechnology0Ecould0Elead0Eto0E10A0A0A0Etimes0Efaster0Emacbook0Estorage/story01.htm

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Lenovo’s AMD Y700 uses dual-channel RAM, but OEM positioning is still damaging AMD products

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Lenovo’s new AMD-based Y700 laptop uses a double-channel memory interface after all, not a single-channel design — but any fair consideration of the market shows that the company is still competing from a strategic disadvantage.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/222860-lenovos-amd-y700-uses-dual-channel-ram-but-oem-positioning-is-still-damaging-amd-products

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Samsung announces mass production of next-generation HBM2 memory

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Samsung announced today that its next-generation HBM2 memory is in mass production. 4GB stacks are available now, with 8GB expected by the end of the year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/221473-samsung-announces-mass-production-of-next-generation-hbm2-memory

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Samsung announces new 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM clocked at 4266MHz

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Samsung has announced new 12Gb LPDDR4 memory clocked at 4266MHz. It’s both the fastest and the most-dense memory you can buy today.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/213710-samsung-announces-new-12gb-lpddr4-dram-clocked-at-4266mhz

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