January JEDEC. STANDARD. DDR2 SDRAM SPECIFICATION JEDEC organization there are procedures whereby a JEDEC standard or publication. JEDEC-standard V I/O (SSTL_compatible). • Differential data strobe (DQS, DQS#) option. • 4n-bit prefetch architecture. • Duplicate output strobe (RDQS). VDDSPD = –V. • JEDEC-standard V I/O (SSTL_compatible). • Differential data strobe (DQS, DQS#) option. • 4n-bit prefetch architecture. • Dual rank.

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Thus, DDR2 memory must be operated at twice the data rate to achieve the same latency.


In stancard projects Wikimedia Commons. This queue received or transmitted its data over the data bus in two data bus clock cycles each clock cycle transferred two bits of data.

This packaging change was necessary to maintain signal integrity at higher bus speeds. DDR2 was introduced in the second quarter of at two initial clock rates: These chips are mostly standard DDR chips that have been tested and rated to be capable of operation at higher clock rates by ddd2 manufacturer. Archived from the original on Such chips draw significantly more power than slower-clocked chips, but usually offered little or no improvement in real-world performance.



It had severe overheating issues due to the nominal DDR voltages. This is because DDR2 memory modules transfer data on a bus that is 64 data bits wide, and since a byte comprises 8 bits, this equates to 8 bytes of data per transfer.


Power savings are achieved primarily due to an improved manufacturing process through die shrinkage, resulting in a drop in operating voltage 1. These chips cannot achieve the clock rates of GDDR3 but are inexpensive and fast enough to be used jwdec memory on mid-range cards. These cards actually use standard DDR2 chips designed for use as main system memory although operating with higher latencies to achieve higher clockrates. Both performed worse than the original DDR specification due to higher latency, which made total access times longer.

Views Read Edit View history. However, latency is greatly increased as a trade-off. The lower memory clock frequency may also enable power reductions in applications that do not require the highest available data rates.

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During an access, four bits were read or written to or from a four-bit-deep prefetch queue. However, further confusion has been added to the mix with jexec appearance of budget and mid-range graphics cards which claim to use “GDDR2”.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. DIMMs are identified by their peak transfer capacity often called bandwidth.


The two factors combine to produce a total of four data transfers per internal clock cycle. Alternatively, DDR2 memory operating at twice the external data bus clock rate as DDR may provide twice the bandwidth with the same latency.

At least one manufacturer has reported this reflects successful testing at a higher-than-standard data rate [4] whilst others simply round up for the name. DDR2 started to become standare against the older DDR standard by the end ofas modules with lower latencies became available. Dynamic random-access memory DRAM.

Retrieved from ” https: Bandwidth is calculated by taking transfers per second and multiplying by eight. In addition to double pumping the data bus as in DDR SDRAM transferring data on the rising and falling edges of the bus clock signalDDR2 allows higher bus speed and requires sstandard power by running the internal clock at half the speed of the data bus.

Stancard bus frequency is boosted by electrical interface improvements, on-die terminationprefetch buffers and off-chip drivers.