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High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) Wiki

High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) Wiki
by Admin on 04-07-2020 at 12:24 pm

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High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) is a high-performance RAM interface for 3D-stacked SDRAM from Samsung, AMD and SK Hynix. It is used in conjunction with high-performance graphics accelerators and network devices. The first HBM memory chip was produced by SK Hynix in 2013, and the first devices to use HBM were the AMD Fiji GPUs in 2015.… Read More


Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Wiki

Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Wiki
by admin on 01-20-2020 at 12:29 pm

NVM Wiki SemiWiki

Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) is a type of computer memory that holds the data even if power is turned off. Contrasting to NVM is Volatile Memory which needs to be periodically refreshed to hold the data. NVM is commonly used as secondary storage memory or long-term storage. NVM has lower performance and high cost which makes them unsuitable… Read More


AMBA (Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture) Wiki

AMBA (Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture) Wiki
by admin on 01-07-2020 at 5:41 pm

AMBA history

AMBA is a set of interconnect protocols for communication among various blocks or IPs in a SoC (System on Chip). ARM introduced AMBA in 1996. The specifications are freely available from ARM that sets standard for on chip communication. The communications are based on Master-Slave protocol.

A typical SoC that goes into mobile … Read More