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Viking Modular Solutions™ Uses Patent-Pending Technology to Deliver High-Density DDR3 DRAM Modules
Nov 19, 2010 (11:11 AM EST)

DDR3 Stacking Technology Enables 8GB VLP DIMM and 16GB LR-DIMM for Demanding Environments

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Modular Solutions™, a division of Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), and leading manufacturer of innovative DRAM modules and Solid State Drive (SSD) solutions, today announced its DDR3 8GB Very Low Profile (VLP) Registered DIMM is available for immediate qualification. Suitable for the most demanding environmental conditions, this high-density VLP RDIMM is optimal for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers in the telecommunications, enterprise, cloud and embedded computing markets that need the benefit of high density in a very low profile form factor.

Viking Modular is a leader in creating innovative DRAM packaging solutions that offer excellent signal integrity and thermal management. This latest DDR3 8GB VLP RDIMM uses mainstream 2Gbit DDR3 DRAM to deliver a cost effective, reliable, high-density solution, ideally suited for blade servers, storage bridge bay (SBB), AdvancedTCA (ATCA) and multiple space constrained high performance computing environments.

Built with Viking Modular's patent-pending BGA stacking technology, the DDR3 8GB VLP RDIMM features include:

  • Superior Thermal Performance: -40 degrees C to 85 degrees C
  • PC3-6400 to PC3-10600
  • DDR3-1333 240-pin VLP Registered DIMM (w/Thermal Sensor)
  • JEDEC Standard MO-269
  • Thermal sensing energy management
  • Low voltage option (1.35 and 1.5V options)
  • Ruggedized enhancements
  • Meets SWaP military COTS requirements

"Viking Modular continues to be at the forefront of developing leading DRAM packaging and stacking capabilities," said Adrian Proctor, Vice President of Marketing for Viking Modular Solutions. "This new DDR3 8GB VLP RDIMM allows our OEM customers in the enterprise server, storage and embedded markets the flexibility to upgrade new or existing platforms to maximum memory capacities."

Viking Modular Solutions is a product division of Sanmina-SCI. As a leading electronics manufacturing services provider, Sanmina-SCI continues to provide its OEM customers with cutting-edge technological development, industry certified manufacturing facilities and the benefits of a global supply chain with long standing, strategic partnerships.

About Viking Modular Solutions

Headquartered in Foothill Ranch, California, Viking Modular Solutions is focused on developing and delivering high technology products such as DRAM modules, flash and Solid State Drive (SSD) solutions, that optimize the value and performance of our customers' applications in the Network Infrastructure, Embedded, Defense & Aerospace and Enterprise markets. Founded in 1989, Viking Modular Solutions has been providing Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) with industry leading design, engineering, product support and customer service for more than 20 years. For more information, visit us at

About Sanmina-SCI

Sanmina-SCI Corporation is a leading electronics contract manufacturer serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina-SCI provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to OEMs primarily in the communications, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, enterprise computing and storage, automotive technology and renewable energy sectors. Sanmina-SCI has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. More information regarding the company is available at

Sanmina-SCI Safe Harbor Statement

The foregoing, including the discussion regarding the Company's future prospects, contains certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including uncertainties associated with economic conditions in the electronics industry, particularly in the principal industry sectors served by the Company, changes in customer requirements and in the volume of sales principal customers, the ability of Sanmina-SCI to effectively assimilate acquired businesses and achieve the anticipated benefits of its acquisitions, and competition and technological change. The Company's actual results of operations may differ significantly from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements as a result of these and other factors, including factors set forth in our Company's fiscal year 2009 Annual Report on Form 10-K and fiscal 2010 quarterly reports on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities Exchange Commission.

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