Keeping it cool with Corsair
Subject: Memory | November 21, 2006 - 02:34 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Corsair has joined the memory cooling revolution with their new Dominator lineup and Dual-path Heat Xchange (DHX). Some even come with an added fan assembly that clips overtop of the DIMM slots on the motherboard. Find out just what that does to your overclocking potential at The Tech Report.
"WE DON'T COVER MEMORY much here at TRâ€”it's largely a commodity product; performance doesn't vary between modules
running at the same speed and timings; and true overclocking potential is difficult to quantify with a limited
sample size. However, when we spotted Corsair's innovative new Dominator memory modules and cooler at Computex,
we knew we had to get our hands on a set to test. At the time, the DIMMs were running at an effective 1224MHz
with surprisingly reasonable 5-5-5-15 timings and what appeared to be relatively simple air cooling.
Cooling is the crux of Corsair's new Dominator modules, and there's more to the equation than forced airflow and
a flashy clip-on heatsink. The actual DIMM design has been tweaked for more effective heat dissipation, allowing
for higher speeds with tighter timings than we've seen from other DDR2 modules. Read on to see just how far we
were able to push Corsair's Dominators and what it takes to keep them cool."
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