Intel is sticking with DDR4 memory for its upcoming Rocket Lake CPUs , just as AMD did with its Zen 3 lineup. But eventually both companies will embrace DDR5 memory, and when they do, there will be no shortage of memory makers ready to go with DDR5 RAM. The latest to enter the fray is Asgard Memory. I’ve never heard of Asgard until now, a Chinese memory brand owned by Shenzhen Jiahe Jinwei Electronic Technology Co. Sadly, it does not appear to have any ties to Norse mythology or Thor, which feels like a missed opportunity here. Ah well. In any event, Asgard plans to produce DDR5 memory in 32GB, 64GB, and even 128GB capacities, according to ITHome (via Tom’s Hardware ), in speeds up to 4,800MHz. It’s not clear if the 128GB capacity will come in the form of a single module or a multi-module kit, but either way, that is a generous amount of RAM by today’s standards. Asgard intends to begin mass producing its DDR5 modules when Intel’s 12th Gen Core processors based on Alder Lake arrive, along with a new 600-series chipset. Alder Lake is a hybrid design similar in concept to Arm’s big.LITTLE design, in… Read full this story
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