Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals
RDIMM and LRDIMM Chipsets support Intel Xeon processors.
Press Release Summary:
April 11, 2014 - Fully compliant with DDR4 JEDEC 1.0 specification, DDR4 RDIMM and LRDIMM Chipsets support Intel's Xeon Processor ES-2600 V3 product family. Products include DDR4 Registering Clock Driver and DDR4 Data Buffers. DDR4 LRDIMM, with one central RCD and 9 Data Buffers for each individual byte lane, can operate at 1 or 2 speed grades faster than comparable RDIMM. Chipsets target high performance computing, enterprise server, and data/cloud market segments.
Original Press Release
Montage Announces the DDR4 RDIMM and LRDIMM Chipset for Intel's Next Generation Xeon Processor ES-2600 V3 Product Family
Press release date: April 2, 2014
Fully compliant with the latest DDR4 JEDEC 1.0 specification, the chipset features the highest performance and lowest power in its class. Both the RCD and DB have been extensively tested by Intel Corporation ("Intel") (Nasdaq:INTC) and our DRAM partners at the system level up to 2133 MT/s. The system level testing includes memory stress tests at temperature and reset/power cycling in a variety of end customer server platforms.
The new DDR4 LRDIMM distributed architecture has an inherent advantage over existing DDR3 memory solutions that utilize one central device to buffer both the command/address and DRAM data buses. As a result, the DDR4 LRDIMM, with one central RCD and nine Data Buffers for each individual byte lane, can easily operate at one or two speed grades faster than a comparable RDIMM. The new DDR4 generation of memory products lends itself to performance beyond what is capable in existing DDR3 systems today by supporting higher peak bandwidth with lower inherent latency.
"Intel has developed a healthy ecosystem of DDR4 partners including memory interface providers such as Montage, which we believe will enable a successful production launch of Intel's ES-2600 V3 family of CPUs," said Geof Findley, Director of PMO Memory Enabling & Apps Engineering at Intel. "Memory interface devices are critical to the success of the DDR4 memory system and it is great for Montage to continue its leadership in this area."
"Montage is pleased to be an early leading partner with Intel in providing new DDR4 chipset solutions to our DRAM and memory module maker partners for the high performance computing, enterprise server and data/cloud market segments," said Stephen Tai, Montage's President.
The chipset is now in full production and ready to support a 2H launch of the Intel ES-2600 product family. Montage's DDR4 Registering Clock Driver, M88DDR4RCD01, is available now in a 253-ball Flip-Chip Fine-Pitch BGA package. The DDR4 Data Buffer, M88DDR4DB01, is also available now in a 53-ball Flip-Chip Fine-Pitch BGA package. For more information, please contact your local sales representative of Montage.
Montage is a global fabless provider of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions currently addressing the home entertainment and cloud computing markets. Montage provides memory interface products that are used in server and cloud based applications including DDR3 Registers, DDR3 Memory Buffers, DDR4 Registering Clock Drivers and DDR4 Data Buffers. Montage works closely with the world's leading server OEMs and DRAM manufacturers to provide high performance, low power memory interface solutions that enable memory intensive server applications.
For more information regarding Montage, please visit the company's website at www.montage-tech.com.