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Samsung Electronics Introduces New High Bandwidth Memory Technology Tailored to Data Centers, Graphic Applications, and AI

on Mar 20, 2019

Samsung showcases its technology leadership in premium DRAM products at NVIDIA GTC

HBM  product displayed at NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference.

San Jose, CA, USA, March 19, 2019 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced its new High Bandwidth Memory (HBM2E) product at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference(GTC) to deliver the highest DRAM performance levels for use in next-generation supercomputers, graphics systems, and artificial intelligence(AI).

The new solution, Flashbolt™, is the industry’s first HBM2E to deliver a 3.2 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) data transfer speed per pin, which is 33 percent faster than the previous-generation HBM2. Flashbolt has a density of 16Gb per die, double the capacity of the previous generation. With these improvements, a single Samsung HBM2E package will offer a 410 gigabytes-per-second (GBps) data bandwidth and 16GB of memory.

“Flashbolt’s industry-leading performance will enable enhanced solutions for next-generation data centers, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and graphics applications” said Jinman Han, senior vice president of Memory Product Planning and Application Engineering Team at Samsung Electronics. “We will continue to expand our premium DRAM offering, and improve our ‘high-performance, high capacity, and low power’ memory segment to meet market demand.”

For GTC attendees, there are several ways to connect with the Samsung team on-site:

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