DDR4 is the best mainstream generation of DRAM technology, with new features centered on power savings, performance enhancement, manufacturability, and reliability improvements. These new features improve performance, power, manufacturability, reliability and stacking capabilities for the enterprise, cloud, ultrathin, tablet, automotive and embedded markets. With data rates up to 3200 MT/s, an operating voltage of 1.2v and additional power saving features; DDR4 increases performance up to 50% while delivering total energy savings as high as 25% compared to DDR3.
Calculate an accurate power budget for the memory needed in your design.
A comparison of some of the key feature differences between DDR3 and DDR4.