Memories with a very wide interface that are built on the graphic core graphics card chassis may become much more popular in the near future
With all due respect to the "GDDR5 The good old ones that are in their place, and that Micron is trying to keep alive for at least the end of the decade - it's hard to argue that modern HBM (High Bandwidth Memory) memories are something we want to see more and more in future hardware products, with limited power consumption potential And significantly higher working speeds in compact dimensions several times over, thanks to the combination on a dense silicone interposer substrate alongside the processing core with which they work.
It will probably take some time until we see any actual results, but an official announcement from the company סמסונג A significant expansion of the latest generation of HBM2 chips gives us hope that this standard will soon be more widely available and accessible than ever before,GDDR5 And from the GDDR5X.
Samsung, which together with SK Hynix is spearheading the integration of HBM technologies in the market (alongside continued production) Memories (GDDR5), announced the expansion of commercial and mass production of HBM2 chips in a 8-layer structure, with a total volume of 8 GB for each such structure and up to 2,048 Gb / s for each interface point for bandwidth Effective of not less than 256 gigabytes per second per array, as past experience shows us that graphically you can enjoy up to four such arrays, for volume memory Of 32 gigabytes of terabyte per second (!).
We already know with almost certainty that Radeon Vega cards designed for gaming will contain up-to-date HBM2 memories, most likely those from Samsung, similar to what is available on Radeon Vega Frontier Edition cards - and this may well be an extension of the standard common to most cards. The screen in the medium and high market, assuming thatNVIDIA Indeed they will decide to prefer it in their next home generation over the GDDR5X that is there now. It will be interesting, and most importantly - it will be fast.