Advanced Validation Labs Announces 256Mb RDRAM Validation Services
For Release 12:00 p.m. PST, June 21 2000:
Direct Line: (714) 445-3431
Validation services now Rambus-certified for next-generation RDRAM
Fountain Valley, CA - (June 21, 2000), Advanced Validation Labs Inc. (AVL) announced
today that it has received certification by Rambus® Inc. to provide validation
testing services for 256 Megabit (Mb) ECC and non-ECC RDRAM® devices. This new
service complements the existing Rambus validation services presently offered by
AVL, ranging from RDRAM, RDRAM RLC through RIMM™ Module System Validation services.
"With the new validation services, AVL is prepared to support the semiconductor
industry's introduction of next-generation 256Mb RDRAM devices," said Larry Ho,
Director of Technical Labs, AVL. "Once again, this announcement is in tune with
AVL's strategy to provide complete memory validation services for the latest memory
"Advanced Validation Labs has already conducted the first validation of 256 Mb
RDRAM devices to support the market ramp of 256 Mb RDRAM technology in 2000,"
commented Laura Fleming, Vice President, Alliances and Infrastructure at Rambus
Inc. "Customers can take advantage of the 256Mb granularity to ship 64MB systems
with just two RDRAM devices."
"AVL is grateful to Rambus Inc. for the close engineering support which was critical
in ensuring the quick availability of this new validation service," further stated
Using AVL-validated 256Mb RDRAM devices, semiconductor manufacturers and memory
module manufacturers can build Rambus RIMM modules ranging from 128MB up to 512 MB.
About Advanced Validation Labs, Inc.
Advanced Validation Labs, Inc. was spun-off by Kingston® Technology Company, Inc.
in May 2000 as an independent testing company to service the computer industry.
Advanced Validation Labs, Inc. offers validation testing services certified by
Rambus Corporation for RDRAM, RDRAM RLC, RIMM Modules and Continuity RIMM Modules.
Additionally, AVL offers validation services certified by Intel® Corporation
including RIMM Module System Validation, PC133 SDRAM and PC133 SDRAM RLC. For
information on services, please contact Rhonda Duda, Lab Administrator, Advanced
Validation Labs, Inc. at (714) 435-2630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Editor's Note: For additional information or executive interviews, please contact
Jaja Lin (714) 445-3431.
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