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hynix Semiconductor to Begin Mass Producing DDR550

By March 11, 2004 December 9th, 2019 No Comments

Seoul, Korea, March 11, 2004

hynix Semiconductor Inc. ( today announced it has completed development of its 550MHz DDR SDRAM and will begin volume production in April 2004.

hynix’s DDR550 design targets PC enthusiasts requiring faster memory devices. For customers looking to upgrade their PCs to DDR2 SDRAM, the new DDR550 provides an ideal alternative by simply replacing installed memory.

hynix expects its new DDR550 will attract high performance PC users and computer game enthusiasts. hynix anticipates strong demand for DDR550 as Desktop PCs are expected to adopt Intel’s new Grantsdale chipset, supporting both DDR and DDR2, by the second half of this year.

To coincide with the forecasted upgrades, hynix started providing samples of its 550MHz DDR SDRAM to customers last month. hynix is the only DRAM supplier currently capable of yielding 550MHz DDR SDRAM. DDR550 enhances PC system level performance, which provides a true value proposition for PC users.

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