DDR5 is still coming and it won't be a volatile launch
Subject: General Tech | April 3, 2017 - 02:44 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: ddr5, NVDIMM-P, NVDIMM-F, NVDIMM-N
Move over Optane, DDR5 would like its time in the spotlight as well. In 2018 we will see the full specifications of DDR5 being released, including a new non-volatile standard called NVDIMM-P. NVDIMM-P will handle terabytes worth of flash storage, with a latency about 10 times as much as the more standard NVDIMM-N at 100's of nanoseconds which should allow large scale storage with very low latencies and will retain data after being powered down. Pop by The Register for a deeper look at the non-volatile future of DDR5.
"The JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has revealed that a full standard for DDR5 memory will arrive in June 2018, along with a new NVDIMM-P standard to house the memory, connect it to computers and protect the contents of RAM."
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