Seoul - Samsung started mass production of what the company claims is the world's fastest memory. Rambus, developer of the technology, Samsung position "XDR DRAM" initially as high-bandwidth memory for multimedia applications and hope the technology will trickle down into the PC segment by 2006. Samsung's production currently consists of 256 ***** XDR DRAM (eXtreme Data Rate) that will target for now multimedia applications such as Sony's Cell processor that will support the technology. The transfer speed of the XDR memory module is rated at 8 GByte per second - about ten times the speed of DDR 400 and five times the speed of PC800 RDRAM. During the first half of the year, Samsung plans to increase the capacity to 512 ***** and boost the bandwidth to 12.8 GByte per second. ... leiam o resto aqui !