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SMART Modular Announces Sample Shipments of DDR4 Memory Modules

Companies mentioned in this article: SMART Modular Technologies

NEWARK, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/26/14 -- SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of specialty memory and storage solutions, including memory modules, flash memory cards and other memory and solid state storage products, has announced today that it has begun shipments in sample quantities of DDR4 memory modules. These samples are for qualification in next generation server, storage and networking applications which are expected to launch later in 2014 through 2015.

Currently, SMART's lineup of available DDR4-2133 1.2V modules includes VLP (Very Low Profile) and standard height RDIMMs up to 16GB, and ECC SO-DIMMs up to 8GB. These modules include improved capacity and performance scalability, improved power efficiency, and enhanced system reliability, which are all benefits driving the transition to DDR4.

As an active participating member at JEDEC, SMART is committed to DDR4 industry enablement and is closely aligned with its DRAM supplier partners to support the industry's smooth transition to DDR4. SMART is also focused on providing extensive technical support to OEMs who are designing DDR4 memory into their systems. This technical support includes simulation models, thermal models and mechanical models. In addition to native DDR4 enhancements for reliability including CRC (Cyclic Redundancy Check), SMART will also be extending its Enterprise Memory™ service, SMART's proprietary extra-high reliability module testing process, into DDR4 to help OEMs maintain substantially higher levels of product quality and reliability.

The table below lists the available DDR4-2133 1.2V modules that SMART is currently offering.



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  Module Type      Part Numbers      Density   Config.     Speed/Voltage
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RDIMM          SH2047RD410451SD       16GB      2R x4  DDR4-2133 / 1.2V
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RDIMM          SH1027RD410451SD        8GB      1R x4  DDR4-2133 / 1.2V
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RDIMM          SH1027RD451851SD        8GB      2Rx8   DDR4-2133 / 1.2V
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VLP RDIMM      SH2047RD410451MAV      16GB      2R x4  DDR4-2133 / 1.2V
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VLP RDIMM      SH1027RD410451SDV       8GB      1R x4  DDR4-2133 / 1.2V
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VLP RDIMM      SH1027RD451851SDV       8GB      2Rx8   DDR4-2133 / 1.2V
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ECC SO-DIMM    SH1027SO451851SD        8GB      2Rx8   DDR4-2133 / 1.2V
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To order sample parts or to receive more information on SMART's DDR4 offering, please contact one of SMART's sales representatives in your area. A full list of sales representatives can be found at www.smartm.com/DDR4sales.

About SMART Modular Technologies
SMART Modular is a leader in the design, manufacture and supply of specialty memory and storage solutions. Combining leading-edge design and manufacturing with proven world-class support, SMART Modular leverages its deep expertise in DRAM and Flash architectures, with customer-specific design focus. SMART Modular delivers high-quality, high-reliability solutions to a broad customer base, including computing, networking and telecom OEMs as well as printer, storage, automotive, mobile and industrial customers. SMART Modular is part of the SMART family of global companies. See www.smartm.com for more information.

About SMART Worldwide Holdings
The SMART family of companies are leading designers, manufacturers and suppliers of specialty memory and storage solutions for leading OEMs worldwide. The SMART companies have led the way over the past 25 years providing standard and custom products to today's leading global OEMs crossing all major electronic industries. These industries include computing, networking, mobile, telecom, printer, storage, automotive, communications and industrial electronics markets. Taking innovations from the design stage through manufacturing and supply, SMART Modular Technologies has developed a comprehensive product line comprised of DRAM and Flash memory technologies across various form factors. SMART High Reliability Solutions offers high-performance, high-capacity solid state drives ("SSDs") for defense, aerospace and industrial automation markets. SMART's presence in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America enables it to provide its customers with proven expertise in supply-chain management, international logistics and asset management worldwide. See www.smartm.com for more information.


Contact:

Contact:
Arthur Sainio
SMART Modular Technologies
(510) 624-8126
arthur.sainio@smartm.com