Samsung stated on Tuesday it has begun mass manufacturing of 14nm DRAM, with excessive ultra-violet (EUV) lithography utilized throughout its manufacturing.
The South Korean tech big stated it utilized EUV to 5 layers of the DDR5 DRAM. This elevated productiveness per wafer by 20% in comparison with the earlier technology, Samsung stated. Energy consumption per chip additionally improved roughly 20% in comparison with the prior iteration, it added.
Samsung stated it might proceed to use EUV to extra layers of DRAM 14nm and under to take care of its management within the reminiscence chip market.
The South Korean tech big, which is the world’s largest reminiscence chipmaker, utilized EUV to its DRAM manufacturing for the primary time again in March 2020.
In March this 12 months, it additionally launched its first DDR5 DRAM module with 512GB capability that was made with eight layers of 16GB chips.
For the newest 14nm DDR5 DRAM, Samsung stated it might provide modules utilizing 24GB chips.
On the identical time, Samsung’s cell enterprise launched a brief video in a weblog publish on the way it assessments the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. The clip exhibits the corporate’s numerous assessments on the gadgets, which embrace an environmental chamber the place the telephones’ numerous options are turned on whereas going via totally different temperatures and climates.
Within the video, the gadgets are additionally proven to be dunked in water, and folded and unfolded utilizing equipment. For the Fold 3, different machines are used to attract traces on the system’s display screen utilizing the S Pen to make sure the characteristic is working.