The New 16GB DDR3 LRDIMM Scales Next-Generation Enterprise Server Memory to Higher Capacity and Bandwidth, Supporting Cloud Computing and Server Virtualization
NEWARK, CA--(Marketwire - January 5, 2011) - SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc. ("SMART" or the "Company") (
SMART's 16GB LRDIMM targets next-generation Intel® Sandy Bridge server and storage-based platforms for networking and high-performance computing applications. By selecting this LRDIMM memory solution, designers can populate all of the memory sockets in a system to their maximum density while operating at full clock speed.
The new LRDIMM uses the Inphi Corporation (
SMART is currently running its 16GB DDR3 LRDIMMs on SuperMicro's® X8DTN+ server board using Intel Westmere-EP processors. This enables the server board to be loaded with 288GB of memory to run at a 1333MHz data rate (eighteen 16GB DDR3-1333 LRDIMMs) for maximum performance and capacity.
Optimized for cost and short lead times, SMART's LRDIMM uses off-the-shelf, mainstream 2Gb DDR3 DRAM technology. This is in contrast to dual-die and quad-die packaged parts that typically have supply constraints and a cost premium. SMART's new LRDIMM is configured as a 2Gbx72 4-rank module with 2Gb 512Mx4 DRAMs running at a 1333MHz data rate. The LRDIMM with rank multiplication enables more ranks of DRAMs to be populated on the memory module and to be seamlessly accessed by the CPU memory controller.
In order to deliver high quality, competitively priced, high-density LRDIMMs, SMART uses its own unique method of DRAM stacking and leverages its in-house design and test expertise to ensure full system compatibility. SMART's stacking processes for DDR1, DDR2, and DDR3 are industry-proven and supported in high volume, and SMART's LRDIMMs are JEDEC compliant and widely supported by the industry.
The new LRDIMM joins a DDR3 product portfolio that is one of the most comprehensive in the industry, with planned expansions to 32GB and 64GB in Q2'11. For additional information on SMART's 16GB LRDIMM (part number SG5722G4CH8L0PH) modules, visit www.smartm.com.
SMART is a leading independent designer, manufacturer and supplier of electronic subsystems to original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs. SMART offers more than 500 standard and custom products to OEMs engaged in the computer, enterprise, industrial, networking, gaming, telecommunications, defense, aerospace and embedded application markets. Taking innovations from the design stage through manufacturing and delivery, SMART has developed a comprehensive memory product line that includes DRAM, SRAM, and Flash memory in various form factors. SMART also offers high performance, high capacity solid state drives, or SSDs, for enterprise, defense, aerospace, industrial automation, medical, and transportation markets. SMART's presence in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Latin America enables it to provide its customers with proven expertise in international logistics, asset management, and supply-chain management worldwide. See www.smartm.com for more information.
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