Samsung GDDR6 memory announcement spotted - going for 16 Gbps

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In a press release regarding CES awards, Samsung dropped a snippet of info on an award they received for GDDR6 graphics memory. The info actually tells a thing or two about the specs and technology.

So this is what the press-snippet states:

Samsung 16Gb GDDR6 Memory – The fastest and lowest-power DRAM for next generation, graphics-intensive applications. It processes images and video at 16Gbps with 64GB/s data I/O bandwidth, which is equivalent to transferring approximately 12 full-HD DVDs (5GB equivalent) per second. The new DRAM can operate at 1.35 volts, offering further advantages over today’s graphics memory that uses 1.5V at only 8Gbps.

And that means double the bandwidth over current gen 8Gbps memory as used on say a GeForce GTX 1070 Ti. it's good news as we know it's coming likely on the next wave of graphics cards, also it uses less voltage and can theoretically double the bandwidth over current gen GDDR5 memory. 
To compare a little, current GDDR5 memory on say a Radeon RX 480 /  GeForce GTX 1070 is roughly 7 or 8 Gbps, and GDDR5X on a GTX 1080 can do 10 or 11 Gbps.

Well, GDDR6, when released, will start right where GDDR5X will end, at roughly 14 to maximum 16 Gbps. his means more bandwidth (up-to double over current bandwidth) and higher clock frequency memory. Voltages wise GDDR6 will be rated at 1.35v, which is exactly the same as GDDR5x. Other companies like SK Hynix and Micron are on track with GDDR6 as well.

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