Another memory vendor expects to ship DDR4 this year, but Intel and AMD don't expect to support the new memory boards with their processors until late 2014 or early 2015.
DRAM prices are already up 35 percent since the recent fire at Hynix's plant in Wuxi, China, and supply is not expected to be restored until the first half of 2014.
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With new DDR4 memory, computers will be faster next year but users will likely pay a premium on the price of the technology.
The rumors and speculation came fast and furious after a Hynix production facility was engulfed in flame, but the damage wasn't really all that bad.
A fire at a SK Hynix memory chip plant in Wuxi, China will have no impact on the company's DRAM production, the company said on Thursday, adding that the factory will resume operations soon.
Samsung Electronics has started mass producing DDR4 memories that it expects will go into enterprise servers in next-generation data centers.
This new type of memory chip being developed by Toshiba could provide vastly greater capacity at a lower cost for digital gadgets such as cameras, smartphones and tablets.
Crossbar’s Resistive RAM (RRAM) technology can fit 1TB of memory on a postage stamp and could soon replace Flash memory.
Startup Crossbar emerged from stealth mode Monday to announce its version of RRAM (resistive random-access memory), a new type of memory that could be a successor to flash storage and DRAM.