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Examining LRDIMMs

LRDIMMs vs. the RDIMM standard

UPDATE: 07/06/2012 – VMware certifies Netlist as sole memory vendor
UPDATE: 07/27/2012 – confirmed HCDIMM similar latency as RDIMMs
UPDATE: 07/27/2012 – confirmed LRDIMM latency and throughput weakness

Load Reduced DIMMs (LRDIMMs) are a new JEDEC-ratified standard for memory modules.

The key difference between RDIMMs and LRDIMMs is load reduction and rank multiplication capability.

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Examining Netlist

Revenue trajectory – $65M revenue to $500M and $7.5B in 2014 with DDR4

UPDATE: 07/03/2012: third-party manufacture of HyperCloud
UPDATE: 07/03/2012: what to expect in the near future
UPDATE: 07/03/2012: sunk factory costs
UPDATE: 07/06/2012 – non-viability of LRDIMMs
UPDATE: 07/06/2012 – VMware certifies Netlist as sole memory vendor
UPDATE: 07/27/2012 – confirmed HCDIMM similar latency as RDIMMs
UPDATE: 07/27/2012 – confirmed LRDIMM latency and throughput weakness

How did a small player become so well positioned for future memory ?

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