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Samsung Electronics Announces Flashbolt HBM2E High Bandwidth Memory

Discussion in 'Frontpage news' started by Hilbert Hagedoorn, Mar 20, 2019.

  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Clawedge Ancient Guru

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    a single Samsung HBM2E package will offer a 410 gigabytes-per-second (GBps) data bandwidth and 16 GB of memory.

    now thats impressive
     
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    Stairmand Member Guru

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    Or 291510 1.44MB floppy disks in 1 freeking second! Lol, I just giggled to myself hysterically.
     
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    Undying Ancient Guru

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    Could we see GPU's using this in the future?
     

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    Silva Master Guru

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    Looks fantastic on paper, but completely useless if the price isn't right.
    Maintaining current HBM prices, they're only good for enterprise market.
    I'm hopeful, even being more expensive over GDDR5/6 (per chip), you just need 1 HBM chip per GPU.
    A man can only dream.
     
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    nevcairiel Master Guru

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    It'll quite likely end up on Pro GPUs for sure (Quadros or Teslas).

    High-end GPUs have more bandwidth then that one chip can offer, so you would need more then that, which drives prices up.

    HBM will remain at a price premium, and I don't see NVIDIA picking it up for consumers, since the price/performance ratio isn't really that great.
     
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    Judging for history, you're probably right about Nvidia. If we're lucky, we might see HBM2E on the Titan or 3080Ti. In either case, AMD will probably use it on the high end cards. :)
     
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    nevcairiel Master Guru

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    Thats not necessarily a good thing, however. It just costs money, and does it really yield a tangible benefit? I doubt it, unless you're into having 32GB of VRAM, for some reason (and too cheap to buy a Pro GPU)
     
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    Bandwidth + Energy efficiency. In some cases GPU density too.
     
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    As long as it isn't used as leverage for a huge price hike, I'd take it (minor improvements in bandwidth, efficiency, and PCB real estate). Chances are that it would be, though. ;)
     

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