The IT industry is gearing up to make the transition to a new mainstream memory standard, DDR5, which is replacing — you guessed it — DDR4.
The question is, why? What was wrong with DDR4? You may have heard that DDR5 is the first generation specifically designed to address the needs of data centers. What does that mean?
I asked Brian Drake, who’s focused on enabling DDR5 solutions for our hyperscale customers, to help me look under the hood and understand why DDR5 is much more than “just” a leap in raw bandwidth enabled by running the memory bus at a higher clock speed.
Learn more at micron.com/ddr5.