Memory Module works with Intel IXP2805 network processor.

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Measuring 1.1 x 3.15 in., VRNR512ETx16xx consists of 128Mx18 RDRAM NexMod(TM) built using 16 CMOS 288 Mb RDRAM devices. Multi-tiered product addresses needs of networking and telecommunications OEMs designing space-constrained systems using Intel® IXP2805 network processor, allowing support up to 1.5 GB per processor. This 576 MB, single-channel NexMod is fully RoHS-complaint.

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Viking InterWorks Ships 576MB RDRAM NexMod(TM)

576MB NexMod(TM) Enables Intel(R) IXP2805 Network Processor Customers to Support Up to 1.5GB Per Processor

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Feb. 15 / -- Viking InterWorks, Inc., a Sanmina-SCI Company (NASDAQ:SANM) and designer and manufacturer of memory modules, today announced it is currently shipping a 576MB Rambus RDRAM NexMod(TM) based on 288Mb RDRAM technology.

Viking InterWorks' VRNR512ETx16xx, a 128Mx18 RDRAM NexMod(TM), is built using 16 CMOS 288Mb RDRAM devices. This multi-tiered NexMod(TM) measures 1.1" by 3.15", while maintaining the existing NexMod(TM) footprint. Development for this 576MB NexMod(TM) was initiated to address the gap left in the market following the recent end-of-life (EOL) of the 576Mb RDRAM device.

"With the multitude of networking and telecommunications OEMs still requiring RDRAM as their memory solution, it is essential that we continue to support the needs of Intel's network processor customers," said Adrian Proctor, Director of Marketing for Viking InterWorks. "Our 576MB NexMod(TM) illustrates Viking InterWorks' commitment to technology innovation and customer service. Additionally, recent changes in the RDRAM market has focused Viking InterWorks to work diligently towards providing a secure and long-term supply chain for all RDRAM module products."

Viking InterWorks' NexMod(TM) product family addresses the needs of customers designing space-constrained systems using the Intel(R) IXP2805 network processor. The 576MB Single-Channel NexMod(TM) is a highly cost-effective and small volumetric form-factor solution. By maintaining electrical compatibility and Rambus channel specifications, Viking InterWorks has ensured that existing system designs can be upgraded with minimal or no redesign of the host system.

"Viking InterWorks' SoRIMM and NexMod(TM) RDRAM modules continue to provide high-bandwidth/high-density memory architecture options for customers of the Intel(R) IXP2805 network processor," said Steve Price, Director of Marketing for Intel's Infrastructure Processor Division. "Plus, Viking InterWorks' new high-density 576MB NexMod(TM) solution enables these customers to significantly expand their service and applications offerings."

Viking InterWorks continues to support a family of RDRAM modules, including NexMod(TM) and SoRIMMs in densities ranging from 72MB to 576MB. Additionally, this module family is fully RoHS complaint (Restriction of Hazardous Substances), meeting the European Union's (EU's) Directive (2002/95/EC) that requires the removal of certain hazardous substances, including lead, from electronic components, products and assemblies by July 1, 2006.

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About Sanmina-SCI

Sanmina-SCI Corporation is a leading electronics contract manufacturer serving the fastest-growing segments of the global electronics manufacturing services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina-SCI provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering unsurpassed quality and support to OEMs primarily in the communications, defense and aerospace, industrial and medical instrumentation, multimedia and consumer, computer and server, and automotive technology sectors. Sanmina-SCI has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. More information regarding the Company is available at

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CONTACT: Adrian Proctor, Director of Product Marketing, Modular Solutions Division of Viking InterWorks, a Sanmina-SCI Company, +888-474-4316, or

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