Scaling the "memory wall"

  title={Scaling the "memory wall"},
  author={Shih-Lien Lu and Tanay Karnik and Ganapati Srinivasa and Kai-Yuan Chao and Doug Carmean and Jim Held},
  booktitle={ICCAD '12},
DRAM has been the technology for computer main memory since Intel released the first commercial DRAM chip (i1103) in 1970. As technology scales and demand for memory performance, it seems DRAM is facing several challenges. Many other memory technologies are anticipated to replace it but none has emerged as a clear winner thus far. In this paper we post the… CONTINUE READING