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Subject: Memory | July 3, 2007 - 04:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The new kid on the block is DDR3, with high frequencies, but also high timings. TweakTown tries out a set of 1066 DDR2 and DDR3 DIMMs by overclocking the DDR3 to 1333 and 1500 with the best timings they can manage, and going gaming. You can get a good idea as to whether the technology is mature enough that you want to switch, or stay with high speed DDR2.
Subject: Memory | June 26, 2007 - 05:04 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
HEXUS tries out Corsair's DOMINATOR XMS2-10000 (with and without the Airflow fan), Kingston's HyperX KHX9600D2K2/2G, OCZ's Reaper HPC Edition PC2-9200, CellShock's DDR2 1000 and G.SKILL's F2-6400CL4D on an eVGA NF68 with an Intel C2D Extreme X6800. There are some differences in the speeds that these DIMM's run at, but you might be surprised how closely they score.
Subject: Memory | June 21, 2007 - 12:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sunnyvale, Calif. - June 20, 2007 - OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced the newest OCZ DDR3 product addition.
Subject: Memory | June 19, 2007 - 01:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sunnyvale, CA - June 18, 2007 - OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced the PC2-6400 Platinum Vista Performance Edition 4GB (2x2048MB) dual channel kit.
Subject: Memory | June 19, 2007 - 12:05 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Reaper line of heatpipe cooled memory from OCZ continues to expand, and HotHardware grabbed the 2 from the middle of the pack. The Reaper HPC PC2-8500 is rated for 1066MHz, @ 5-5-5-15, and theSource: HotHardware
Subject: Memory | June 7, 2007 - 02:41 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H] got a sneak peek of some really impressive RAM from Corsair. The timings aren't really that impressive, 10-10-10-24, but the 1000MHz clock speed is fantastic! They've got benchmark pictures you have to see to believe.
Subject: Memory | June 4, 2007 - 02:36 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It is certainly true that DDR3 will soon become the memory of choice for Intel systems, as of yet it cannot beat DDR2's champions. One of the best is OCZ's Reaper HPC PC2-9200. With their new cooling method, pushing these DIMMs beyond their rated 1150MHz is quite easy, and the performance is absolutely top notch. TweakTown shows you j
Subject: Memory | June 4, 2007 - 11:09 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
COMPUTEX Taipei, Taiwan (June 4, 2007) Corsair, the worldwide leader in high performance computer and flash memory products, today unveiled the world's fastest production DDR3 memory rated at a blazing-fast 1,600MHz (PC3-12,800) and the world preview of the Corsair DOMINATOR memory running at 2,000MHz (PC3-16,000). Live demonstration of the new DOMINATOR memory will be on display in the Corsair VIP suite (#1334) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. The TWIN3X2048-1600C10D DOMINATOR is the latest addition to the Corsair line of high-performance memory modules.
Subject: Memory | May 29, 2007 - 01:06 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Kingston has announced it's new lineup of low(er) latency DDR3. The timings available on DRR3 will take some getting used to, as even these tightly timed DIMMs look sloppy compared to high end DDR2, but the as the actual clockspeed increases, those timings won't seem so bad. The modules AnandTech tested are rated at DDR3-1375 @ 7-7-7-20, and when they were clocked up to 1520 @ 8-8-8-22 they left Corsair's Dominators in the dust.
Subject: Memory | May 24, 2007 - 04:56 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you are curious as to what the difference between DDR2 and DDR3 is, OCModShop has published the perfect article for you. The increase in maximum speed is the real difference, but if you are looking to find out how that is achieved, and why DDR2 can't just keep be pushed faster then dig into the article.
Subject: Memory | May 23, 2007 - 11:35 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sunnyvale, Calif. May 22, 2007 OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra high performance and high reliability memory, today announced their official crossover into DDR3 memory to coincide with the recent launch of the Intel Bearlake Chipset. OCZ's hand tested DDR3 solutions enable ardent enthusiasts to take advantage of the highly anticipated P35 platform while experiencing the legendary quality and reliability of OCZ memory.
Subject: Memory | May 22, 2007 - 02:58 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The new Reaper series from OCZ really impressed Overclockers Online. Running at 1150 @ 5-5-5-18 straight out of the box they are some of the fastest chips, period. The new cooling solution both adds style to the DIMMs as well as some very good cooling. Once they got down to testing, they found limitations in tightening the timings, but by keeping the timings at the rated intervals, they could get a nice jump in speed.
"The performance of these Reaper HPCs at 5-5-5 certainly was br
Subject: Memory | May 16, 2007 - 02:40 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AnandTech has grabbed 2 DIMMs of DDR3-1066 running at 7-7-7-20 and an ASUS P5K3 Deluxe. The contrast that pairing with an ASUS P5B Deluxe and Corsair's Dominator DDR2-1111. They varied the speeds to get a better idea of performance, unfortunately there are no DDR3-1333 DIMMs available yet, but when they are they will revisit the test to see what effect the raw speed has. Is timing everything?
Subject: Memory | May 10, 2007 - 02:27 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Gone are the days when there was a 4GB limit on addressable memory because of the limitations of 32-bit processors. WinXP and Vista both come in 64-bit version which has a theoretical limit of 16,000,000 GB of RAM
Subject: Memory | May 8, 2007 - 01:00 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sunnyvale, Calif.-May 7, 2007-OCZ Technology, a worldwide leader in
innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today
unveiled a unique memory kit for AMD enthusiasts and power users. The new
PC2-5400 Titanium modules were designed exclusively for the AMD AM2 platform
and are custom-tailored to the extended column address range of the AM2
memory controller. With a doubled page size, access penalties are reduced to
ultimately improve system performance.
Subject: Memory | May 4, 2007 - 01:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
3dGameMan has posted a review of Mushkin's new 4GB kit of PC2-6400 memory with timings of 5-4-4-12. These kits aren't just for gaming, although you will benefit from it, it also helps you to run Vista with better response. If you are an overclocker, there is something even nicer about these DIMMs, they bumped the voltage to 2.2, kept the timings the same and managed to hit 1068MHz.
Subject: Memory | April 30, 2007 - 02:51 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
OCZ's 2GB PC2-9200 Reaper HPC kit is designed for speed and quiet at the same time. The DIMMs are totally covered in a black heatspreader that has a heat pipe running along the top, and extends to another heatspreader located above the DIMM, attached only by the heatpipe. It is timed @ 5-5-5-18 out of the box, and is capable of 642MHz at those timings.
Subject: Memory | April 25, 2007 - 03:03 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and BOISE, Idaho, April 25, 2007 — Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc., today announced they are sampling industry-leading 50 nanometer (nm) multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash memory manufactured by their NAND flash memory joint venture, IM Flash Technologies.
Subject: Memory | April 24, 2007 - 06:32 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Super Talent's T1000UX2G5 2GB PC2-8000 DDR2 offers great potential, with a 20% overclock possible using the default timings, or you can tighten the timings at 1000MHz. Big Bruin did find little difference between that and the reference PC2-6400 they tested it against, which costs about 1/2 as much. Don't let that deter you from reading the full review, as these DIMMs will allow you more flexibility when