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hynix to Rollout 400Mhz DDR to Coincide Intel Springdale Launch

By February 20, 2003 December 7th, 2020 No Comments

San Jose, California, February 19, 2003

In preparation for IDF Spring 2003, hynix Semiconductor Inc. today announced its 256Mb DDR400 has been validated by Intel and is available for sample quantities and mass production.

In addition, hynix is currently sampling its 512Mb DDR400 device that it also expects to pass Intel validation testing within a short time frame. According to Farhad Tabrizi, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at hynix, the DDR400 device is in full compliance with Intel specifications. hynix is currently sampling and shipping production quantities of its 256Mb DDR400 to major OEM’s. Tabrizi said, “hynix projects DDR400 to represent more than 30% of DDR demand by Q4 2003. In addition, this product will benefit customers with its higher performance and cost competitiveness.”

hynix expects a fast transition to DDR400 with over 50% of consumer desktop PC’s adopting the high-speed memory by second half of 2003. By focusing on developing products such as DDR400 and DDR II, hynix will firmly establish its leadership position in the high-speed DDR market. hynix will enhance its market position with its planned offering of DDR II in 2004.