Talented RAM

Subject: Memory | April 24, 2007 - 06:32 PM |
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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

Source: Big Bruin

EPP is out, SLI-Ready is the new hotness

Subject: Memory | April 19, 2007 - 05:45 PM |
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Over at Techware Labs, OCZ's PC2 7200 SLI-Ready 2Gb kit is on the test bench.  This RAM may be fast out of the package, but they couldn't say they'd fully tested it without a good overclock, and in this case 1200MHz @ 5-5-5-18 timings by bumping the voltage to 2.4 was the best they could get.  Add some active cooling and you may even go beyond.

OCZ Technology Announces Ultra-High Speed 1200MHz Flex XLC DDR2 Solution

Subject: Memory | April 18, 2007 - 03:03 PM |
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Sunnyvale, CA-April 17, 2007-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in
innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today
announced the PC2-9600 Flex XLC series. The latest edition to OCZ's esteemed
enthusiast lineup implements the proprietary Flex XLC design and is
engineered to produce extreme speeds with rock-solid stability. The PC2-9600
Flex modules are guaranteed to run at 1200MHz with ease thanks to the
supreme component screening and thermal management of "Flex."

Run 1:1, if you can get your processor to keep up

Subject: Memory | April 13, 2007 - 12:22 PM |
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Mushkin's XP2-9200 runs at 1150MHz @ 5-5-4-12 out of the box, and Overclocker's Club pushed it to 1200MHz without any effort at all.  With a different board and a bump in voltage, these DIMMs can probably go even further.  As this RAM will keep up with any processor on the market right now, it lets you take full advantage of a 1:1 ratio between RAM and CPU.

"You know the drill: countless hours spent in front of the magic box, doing research trying to get the most performance for

your hard earned dollar

RAMing speed!

Subject: Memory | March 30, 2007 - 01:16 PM |
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HotHardware has posted a review of Corsair's newest Dominator, the TWIN2X2048-10000C5DF.  It is a pair of 1GB DIMMs running at PC2-10000 DIMMs with timings of 5-5-5-18-2T at 1250MHz, and sports the Dominator cooling fans and shroud.   Because this is pretty much the fastest RAM going, there isn't much room for OCing, but it does come out king in

Source: HotHardware

Fine imported European RAM

Subject: Memory | March 20, 2007 - 02:47 PM |
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CellShock and MSC GmbH are probably not names that spring to mind when someone is talking about RAM.  However, they have been active in Europe for over 20 years.  Legit Reviews takes a look at their DDR2 1000 2GB kit.  The DIMMS have a good heatsink, use Micron D9GKX IC's, live on an 8 layer PCB and can hold their own against Corsair. 

Latent performance

Subject: Memory | March 15, 2007 - 01:10 PM |
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 Legion Hardware sets out to solve a mystery in this article about low latency RAM.  The cost difference between a lower latency DIMM and a higher can be enormous, so they test RAM at 5 different speeds and 4 different timings.  Can a high frequency overcome a low latency?

Dual Core mobility for about $1000

Subject: Memory | March 8, 2007 - 03:07 PM |
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X-bit Labs reviews the Acer Aspire 9300, a Turion X2 based machine coupled with Nvidia nForce Go 430 MCP and Nvidia GeForce Go 6100 chipset plus an onboard 7600 Go SE.  It is not going to keep up with an Alienware machine, but the combined battery life, and the price/performance ratio might just tempt quite a few people.

Source: X-Bit Labs

Prepare to be dominated

Subject: Memory | February 28, 2007 - 03:03 PM |
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Corsair's DOMINATOR Twin2X2048-8888C4DF runs at 1111 MHz with timings of 4-4-4-12.  They have Corsair's newly designed heatspreaders, and the DOMINATOR Airflow fan bracket is optional.  Thanks to this efficient cooling scheme, 1244 MHz at 4-4-4-12 is reachable, if the voltage is bumped to 2.5V.  Be prepared to pay for this performance though, these modules will set you back more than $700.  Re

Source: PCStats

Super Talent DDR2-800 Gaming Memory Awarded ATI CrossFire(TM) Certification

Subject: Memory | February 27, 2007 - 12:56 PM |
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San Jose, California — February 27, 2007 -- Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of DRAM memory modules and flash products, today announced that their 800MHz DDR2 modules have passed ATI CrossFire Certification.

OCZ Unveils the PC2-8500 Reaper HPC Series with New Passive Cooling Solution

Subject: Memory | February 22, 2007 - 12:18 PM |
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Sunnyvale, CA—February 21, 2007—OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today unveiled the OCZ PC2-8500 Reaper HPC Series. This 2GB dual channel kit features the proprietary OCZ Reaper HPC (Heat Pipe Conduit) heatspreader, engineered to deliver superior silent heat dissipation over traditional heatspreaders.

It must be because they are red

Subject: Memory | February 14, 2007 - 04:08 PM |
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TechSpot is trying to figure out what makes this particular OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 kit "Crossfire Certified".  They are bright red and have an ATI logo on them, but seem no better than the Crucial or Corsair modules they tested it against.  They run at 4-4-4-12, needing 2.1V to get up and running and can be pushed to 975MHz @ 5-5-5-12 and 2.2V, so whether Crossfire ready or not, they are not slowpokes.

Source: Tech Spot

Super Talent Launches 800MHz RDIMMs

Subject: Memory | February 12, 2007 - 12:09 PM |
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San Jose, California — February 12, 2007 -- Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of DRAM memory modules and flash products, today launched a 1GigaByte 800MHz ECC Registered DDR2 server module.

OCZ Addresses Enthusiasts Needs and Unveils the New PC2-6400 Flex XLC CAS 3

Subject: Memory | February 8, 2007 - 03:53 PM |
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Sunnyvale, CA-February 8, 2007-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in
innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today
announced the PC2-6400 Flex XLC CL3 series. This latest edition to the
highly-awarded OCZ Flex XLC product family is engineered to produce
significant performance gains on the latest NVIDIAR nForceR SLIT platforms
by implementing Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP) and allowing the memory
to operate at a stable 800MHz at CL3 upon start up
.

It's the fastest, but by enough?

Subject: Memory | February 8, 2007 - 03:04 PM |
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The TweakTown reviews the fastest RAM on the market, Corsairs' XMS Dominator PC2-10000.   Rated at 5-5-5-18  at 625MHz (2.4V), TweakTown could only manage to push them to 627.5MHz at the same timings, or tightened up to  4-3-3-15 at 400Mhz, without changing voltages.  The DIMMs also come with active aircooling to keep them going.  This are the fastest RAM available at stock speeds, but a question arises, the OCZ FlexXLC comes with watercooling, and

Source: TweakTown

The battle for cool RAM heats up

Subject: Memory | February 6, 2007 - 01:51 PM |
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On one side of futureLook's ring is the reigning champion, the Thermaltake Cyclo and in the other corner the challenger, the VIZO Armada.  Both offer air cooling for your RAM, and along the way they try to find out if that even has any effect.  The Cyclo is a heavyweight, taking up a fair amount of space, but also able to cover 4 DIMMs at a time.  The Armada prefers to go one on one by directly attaching to the DIMM, which takes up enough space that Dual Channel is n

Source: futurelooks

OCZ Unveils High-Speed, PC2-6400 4GB Dual Channel Kits designed for Gamers

Subject: Memory | February 6, 2007 - 11:33 AM |
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Sunnyvale, CA-February 5, 2007-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in
innovative ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today
announced the PC2-6400 Gold Edition 4GB (2x2048MB) dual channel kit. These
new modules are optimized for perfect compatibility for extreme gamers
transitioning their high-performance systems from Microsoft WindowsR XP to
VistaT. These new 800MHz modules are the ultimate upgrade for gamers taking
advantage of the feature-rich, yet demanding operating system.

DDR hits 10,000

Subject: Memory | January 31, 2007 - 12:16 PM |
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Corsair continues to push the boundaries of RAM speed, most recently with their 2GB Dominator PC2-10000, running at DDR-1250 and 5-5-5-18 timings.   They also come with a recommendation to use a board based on an NVIDIA 680i chipset to get the full speed out of these DIMMs, noting that other chipsets are going to have a hard time getting up to speed.  AnandTech was even more impressed when they tried overclocking, managing DDR2-1315 without changing the timi

Source: AnandTech

OCZ Technology Launches 4GB Dual Channel Memory Kits and Memory Lineup for Vista

Subject: Memory | January 31, 2007 - 11:30 AM |
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Sunnyvale, CA-January 30, 2007-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in
innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today
announced their Vista Value Upgrade series which includes the highly
anticipated 4GB (2x2048MB) dual channel kit
. The new lineup of memory is
optimized for perfect compatibility for those transitioning from Microsoft
Windows XP to Vista.

Corsair 2GB DDR2-667 SODIMM Memory Modules Bring Performance Enhancement to Notebooks and Mini-PCs

Subject: Memory | January 30, 2007 - 11:39 AM |
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FREMONT, CA (January 30, 2007) — Corsair®, a worldwide leader in high performance computer products, today unveiled production-ready 2GB DDR2-667 (PC5300) ValueSelectTM SODIMMs. Designed for current generation notebooks and mini-PCs, the new high density SODIMMs allow users to maximize memory bandwidth and minimize performance bottleneck to deliver superior user experience. The Corsair ValueSelect SODIMMs are optimized for Microsoft® Windows® VistaTM client operating system.