Netlist Demonstrates Superiority of HyperCloud Memory Over

Netlist Demonstrates Superiority of HyperCloud Memory Over LRDIMM at
SuperComputing 2012 
Memory Shootout at SC '12 
Memory Performance Benchmark to Take Place at Booth # 1409 
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/12/12 --   Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ:
NLST), a leading provider of high performance memory solutions for
the cloud computing market, will demonstrate a comprehensive
performance benchmark of its flagship memory product, HyperCloud(TM)
(HCDIMM), at the SuperComputing Conference. 
The demo will consist of a comparison of two Intel Romley-based
servers both running SANDRA 2012 by SiSoftware. SANDRA benchmark
measures sustained memory bandwidth, not burst or peak, and is
therefore directly applicable to many HPC software programs where
data throughput is paramount. One server will be equipped with 768GB
of the industry standard 1333MHz 32GB LRDIMMs and the second server
with the same amount of HyperCloud 32GB HCDIMMs.  
The benchmark results show a 39% greater throughput for the server
with HyperCloud memory compared to the server equipped with LRDIMMs.
Since both systems ran SANDRA fully loaded with three DIMMs per
memory channel at the same frequency of 1333MHz, the 39% advantage
can clearly be attributed to the lower latency and higher performance
of the HyperCloud memory system. 
HyperCloud memory utilizes a distributed buffer architecture to
reduce latency and incorporates Netlist's patented rank
multiplication and load reduction technologies. Rank multiplication
enables more DRAM capacity and load reduction reduces the loading to
the memory interface allowing HCDIMMs to run at faster speeds at
maximum capacity.  
"As companies today increasingly process and capitalize on big data,
there's an increasing need for more memory in servers. However,
memory performance in these servers is not keeping pace with
processor technology, creating a high density memory cliff," said
C.K. Hong, CEO of Netlist. "HyperCloud breaks this bottleneck and
allows servers to operate at their peak potential. By doing so,
HyperCloud increases performances of applications in such key areas
as securities trading, analytics, virtualization, and simulation." 
HyperCloud is shipping in volume with the world's top three selling
servers from IBM and HP, and is implemented across a number of
high-performance computing applications in industries such as
electronic design automation, financial services, oil & gas,
aerospace and automotive. 
Additional information on Netlist's HyperCloud technology can be
found at www.netlist.com/hypercloud.  
About Netlist: 
Netlist, Inc. designs and manufactures high-performance, logic-based
memory subsystems for server and storage applications for cloud
computing. Netlist's flagship products include HyperCloud(TM), a
patented memory technology that breaks traditional memory barriers,
NVvault(TM) family of products that enables data retention during
power interruption, EXPRESSvault(TM), a PCI Express backup/recovery
solution for cache data protection and a broad portfolio of
industrial Flash and specialty memory subsystems including VLP (very
low profile) DIMMs and Planar-X RDIMMs.  
Netlist develops technology solutions for customer applications in
which high-speed, high-capacity, small form factor and heat
dissipation are key requirements for system memory. These customers
include OEMs that design and build tower, rack-mounted, and blade
servers, high-performance computing clusters, engineering
workstations and telecommunications equipment. Founded in 2000,
Netlist is headquartered in Irvine, CA with manufacturing facilities
in Suzhou, People's Republic of China and an engineering design
center in Silicon Valley, CA. Learn more at www.netlist.com. 
Safe Harbor Statement: 
This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding
future events and the future performance of Netlist. These
forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those expected or
projected. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited
to, risks associated with the launch and commercial success of our
products, programs and technologies; the success of product
partnerships; continuing development, qualification and volume
production of EXPRESSvault(TM), NVvault(TM), HyperCloud(TM) and VLP
Planar-X RDIMM; the rapidly-changing nature of technology; risks
associated with intellectual property, including the costs and
unpredictability of litigation over infringement of our intellectual
property and the possibility of the Company's patents being
re-examined by the United States Patent and Trademark office;
volatility in the pricing of DRAM ICs and NAND; changes in and
uncertainty of customer acceptance of, and demand for, our existing
products and products under development, including uncertainty of
and/or delays in product orders and product qualifications; delays in
the Company's and its customers' product releases and development;
introductions of new products by competitors; changes in end-user
demand for technology solutions; the Company's ability to attract and
retain skilled personnel; the Company's reliance on suppliers of
critical components and vendors in the supply chain; fluctuations in
the market price of critical components; evolving industry standards;
and the political and regulatory environment in the People's Republic
of China. Other risks and uncertainties are described in the
Company's annual report on Form 10-K filed on February 28, 2012, and
subsequent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
made by the Company from time to time. Except as required by law,
Netlist undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise. 
For more information, please contact: 
Brainerd Communicators, Inc.
Corey Kinger/Mike Smargiassi (investors)
Sharon Oh (media)
NLST@braincomm.com
(212) 986-6667 
 
 
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