Virtium Announces new Low Power DDR3 VLP Unbuffered DIMM Series

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New 1.35V VLP U-DIMM module provides a 43% reduction in power consumption that helps OEMs meet energy saving system requirements

At 1.35V, the new module family provides a 43% power savings in watts compared with Registered DIMM modules, and offers a 16% power saving compared with Unbuffered DIMM 1.5V modules

Virtium Technology Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of long-life memory modules for mission-critical applications, today announced its new low power DDR3 Unbuffered DIMM in the Very-Low Profile (VLP). Virtium’s new DDR3 Unbuffered DIMM modules deliver on three key requirements; low power, high density and small size. At 1.35V, the new module family provides a 43% power savings in watts compared with Registered DIMM modules, and offers a 16% power saving compared with Unbuffered DIMM 1.5V modules. Supplying a low-profile design, the new modules feature a height of only 17.78mm (0.70 inches) and measures 8.15mm (0.32 inches) thick. The new low power Unbuffered DIMMs from Virtium are available in densities up to 4 Gigabytes (GB). The Virtium 1.35V DDR3 VLP Unbuffered DIMM provides an optimal memory module solution for a broad range of applications that need to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR initiative energy saving requirements such as data center AdvancedTCA blades, Ethernet switches and routers.

“Embedded systems such as those found in data centers are under increasing pressure from government regulators and new green environmental guidelines to reduce their energy footprint. But OEMs are also challenged to increase the performance of their systems to support additional features and capabilities demanded by the market,” said Phan Hoang, vice president of research and development at Virtium Technology. “Virtium’s new low power U-DIMM module series gives designers the power savings they need, while supplying the memory density that supports these high-performance systems. This lower power consumption allows OEMs to in-turn reduce system power to meet ENERGY STAR guidelines.”
Part Number    Product Description                
VL33D5263F-K9S    4GB VLP Unbuffered DIMM 1.35V PC3-10600
VL33D5663F-K9S    2GB VLP Unbuffered DIMM 1.35V PC3-10600
VL33D2863F-K9S    1GB VLP Unbuffered DIMM 1.35V PC3-10600

The Virtium low power DDR3 VLP Unbuffered DIMM modules are available now in both 2GB and 4GB versions. Virtium’s next-generation low power 1.35V Registered DIMM is in development now and will be available soon.

Since 1997, Virtium memory solutions have been integrated by leading computer manufacturers around the globe, in a wide variety of challenging industries where performance and reliability are paramount, including embedded systems, networking/telecom, storage servers, military/aerospace, medical, and infotainment markets. Virtium combines first to market memory solutions with continuity of support for legacy memory products in mature systems. Virtium provides extra-mile service to save design engineers and procurement professionals’ time and money. Virtium delivers a worry-free experience. Its memory module product line encompasses a wide range of densities and data transfer rates in all major memory product categories including DDR3 and DDR2 MiniDIMM, VLP MiniDIMM, VLP Unbuffered Mini-DIMM, VLP Registered Mini-DIMM, SO-UDIMM, SO-RDIMM, ECC SODIMM, Mini-UDIMM and Mini-RDIMM, together with enhancements needed in challenging environments.

Headquartered in Southern California, Virtium is a privately held; financially-sound technology company with U.S.-based design and manufacturing facilities certified to IS0 9001:2000 and AS9100 Rev. B. Virtium maintains representative offices throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. For more information, call toll-free at 1-888-VIRTIUM (1-888-847-8486) or visit Virtium Technology online at


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