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Elpida has begun sampling 2GB DDR 2 SDRAM registered DIMMs - the first of its kind, the company claims.

Aimed at servers and workstations, the modules are expected to go into mass production during Q2 2004, after Intel has released it upcoming DDR 2 chipsets 'Twin Castle' and 'Lindenhurst' for those platforms.

To date, Intel has invested over $120 million in Elpida to help it develop its DDR 2 products.

The PC2-4300 DIMMs operate at 1.8V, yielding a 50 per cent reduction in power consumption over DDR 400 DIMMs. The 2GB ECC modules have a data transfer rate of 4.3GBps and contain 36 512Mb 533MHz DDR 2 chips fabbed at 110nm. ®

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