Kingston announces support of AMD AM2 with their DDR2 800 MHz ValueRAM Modules

Subject: Memory | May 23, 2006 - 11:42 AM |
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Kingston Technology to Support AMD Athlon(TM) 64 product family for Socket
AM2 Platforms with New DDR2 800 MHz ValueRAM Modules

Fountain Valley, CA (May 23, 2006), Kingston® Technology Company, Inc.,
the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release
of DDR2 800-MHz (PC2-6400) ValueRAM® memory modules to support select socket
AM2 desktop processors.

Source: Email

Corsair® Raises the Bar for Ultra High Performance DDR2 Memory

Subject: Memory | May 22, 2006 - 03:21 PM |
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Shipping immediately, the new NVIDIA® SLI®-Ready TWIN2X2048-8500C5 and the TWIN2X2048-6400C4 set new performance standards for the enthusiasts

Fremont, CA (May 22, 2006) —Corsair Memory, the worldwide leader in design and manufacture of high performance memory, today announced broad availability of the world's first production DDR2-1066 and DDR2-800 low latency 2GB kits. The new TWIN2X2048-8500C5 and the TWIN2X2048-6400C4 are optimized for the upcoming NVIDIA nForce® 590 chipset based motherboards and feature Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP).

Buffalo's non-standard DIMMs are on fire

Subject: Memory | May 16, 2006 - 06:30 PM |
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PCStats reviews some very fast RAM, Buffalo's FireStix FXZ1000D2C-K2G PC2-8000, 1 Gb DDR2 DIMMs. They manage to push them up to 1020MHz, and would have gone further, if the board would have allowed it.

Source: PCStats

Corsair Announces Immediate Adoption of Enhanced Performance Profiles

Subject: Memory | May 15, 2006 - 11:53 AM |
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Fremont, CA (May 15, 2006) — Corsair®

OCZ's golden child

Subject: Memory | May 2, 2006 - 07:06 PM |
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3DXtreme looks at OCZ's newest and fastest DIM, the DDR500 Gold GX XTC 2 GB kit.  Thanks to the new heatspreader desigh, these modules can be pushed pretty hard before you see problems.

"OCZ has pulled it off again, offering a kit that performs as well as one of their pricier kits

and featuring the new XTC heatspreaders. If you are looking for memory, look no further than

OCZ..."

Here are some more Memory articles from around the web:

Source: 3DXtreme

A new player in the RAM game

Subject: Memory | April 24, 2006 - 07:05 PM |
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A-data is about 4 years old, and has had little in the way of publicity.  Red & Blackness Mods sheds a little light on their very stable DDR-667 Vitesta DIMMs.

2 Gigs of 1 Gig RAM

Subject: Memory | April 20, 2006 - 11:55 AM |
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HEXUS has some very impressive OCZ modules, DDR2 PC2-8000 Platinum XTC Extreme.  It is a 2 Gigabyte kit, in 2 1GB DIMM's and it is clocked at 1 Gigahertz.  If you have a system that will run them, it is hard to find anything that will beat the speed.

Source: Hexus

Super Talent Introduces Fully Buffered DIMMs

Subject: Memory | April 18, 2006 - 04:28 PM |
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San Jose, California — April 18, 2006 -- Super Talent Technology, a leading American manufacturer of DDR and DDR2 memory modules, today announced its new DDR2 Fully Buffered DIMM (FB DIMM) modules.
The company's Silicon Valley based engineering team, with over 60 patents pending, is dedicated to developing advanced memory module and flash solutions. As a major supplier of ECC registered DDR and DDR2 modules to the server market, Super Talent recognized the advantages of FB DIMM technology, and decided early to commit development resources to these products.

Function over Form

Subject: Memory | April 13, 2006 - 04:26 PM |
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If you are looking for fast RAM without the LEDs and other add-ons that are becoming common, or just have space problems and need some DIMMs that don't stick out too far then motherboards.org has a review for you.  The Super Talent T800UX2GC4 2GB PC2-6400 DIMM's do 800Mhz right out of the box, and they have some nice OCing results too.

The next step in memory

Subject: Memory | April 7, 2006 - 05:37 PM |
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HotHardware got a sneek peek at Kingston's upcoming FBDIMM, the newest type of memory almost available to the consumer.  Drop by to see what kind of improvements it will bring.

Or check out Ryan's review of Gigabyte's iRAM, utilizing DDR memory as blazing fast long term storage.

Source: HotHardware

Multi-talented RAM

Subject: Memory | April 3, 2006 - 01:07 PM |
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The Patriot Memory PDC22G8000+XBLK DDR-2 is designed specifically to run at different speeds depending on the CAS latency you choose, and that is before you start tweaking for the best OC.  Add to that the fact that it performs well at all the speeds it is rated for, this is a really well designed DIMM.  The only bad news is that PC Stats got a sneak peek at them, you can't actually but them yet. 


"" What sets this pair of PC2-8000 DDR2 memory apart from the competition is that it's capable of
Source: PCStats

Skip to the end of the alphabet with ZRAM

Subject: Memory | March 29, 2006 - 04:05 PM |
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LOSTCIRCUITS interviews Jeff Lewis, the VP of Worldwide Marketing at Innovative Silicon, developers of ZRAM.  ZRAM is Zero Capacitance DRAM, essentially a SOI (Silicon On Insulator) device, allowing the removal of capacitors, the insulating effect means the transistor holds it's charge.  The bottom line is denser memory that goes faster, and the article gives very good basic explanations of the technology behind it, and goes a little bit into AMD's participation.

"Conventional DRAMs are made of capacitors and transisto

Source: LOSTCIRCUITS

Can't this RAM go any faster?

Subject: Memory | March 23, 2006 - 04:53 PM |
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At a loss when it comes to figuring out the best settings to overclcok your RAM at?  Maybe you just don't have time to benchmark every possible timing and speed combination?  Worry no more, EclipseOC has published a memory overclocking guide that should get you going fast, and in not too much time.

"So, it's time to tweak your memory to get maximum performance out of it eh? After playing around

with a LOT of memory, I've sorta settled on what I think is a good way to overclock memory.

Source: EclipseOC

Walton Chaintech Corporation Officially Announce the Memory Module Products

Subject: Memory | March 23, 2006 - 11:31 AM |
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Taipei, Taiwan, March 23rd, 2006 - Chaintech Computer CO., LTD allied with Walton Advanced Technology, the leading memory package and test factory, one of the Passive System Alliance, and renamed as Walton Chaintech Corporation. After brewing for months, the alliance eventually releases the first product —APOGEE® memory module series.


This series of product has integrated the primary R&D strength of Walton Chaintech and the superior package and test capability of Walton Advanced Technology; possess a respectable aftereffect which cannot be underprized.

Source: CHAINTECH

Honeycomb big ... yeah! yeah! yeah! ...

Subject: Memory | March 14, 2006 - 03:30 PM |
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OCZ's newest DDR2 DIMMs, the XTC DDR2 PC2-4200 gets a full workout at OCMODSHOP today.  The XTC is Xtreme Thermal Convection, the heatspreaders are honeycombed copper, and should give you some good overclocking headroom from it's original speed, 533MHZ @ 4-4-4-12.

"PC gamers have always been on the bleeding edge of technology. As a matter of fact, PC gamers

have been the driving economic force creating the need for monster video cards faster processors,

and PC evolution in general.

Source: OCMODSHOP

Fast is one thing, but fast and stable is better

Subject: Memory | March 6, 2006 - 04:04 PM |
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Lots of modules can reach very impressive speeds, and handle high voltage without outright melting, but what kind of bragging rights can you get from a machine that crashes in the middle of some bench marks?  Corsair comes to the rescue with the 3500LL Pro TwinX 2GB kit.  Head to Motherboards.org to see just how many ways you can choose to overclock these DIMMs.


"Fast, Beautiful, Stable and Spacious.

Corsair Unveils the World's Fastest Production DDR2 and DDR1 Memory at CeBIT 2006

Subject: Memory | March 6, 2006 - 11:32 AM |
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Fremont, CA (March 6, 2006) — Corsair Memory®, the worldwide leader in design and manufacture of high performance memory, today launched the world's fastest DDR2 and DDR1 memory solutions for the Intel® and the AMD® platforms.

Corsair Announces Committed RAM Allocation from Infineon, and Continued Support for AMD Enthusiasts

Subject: Memory | March 1, 2006 - 11:21 AM |
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Keep your eye on DDR2

Subject: Memory | February 27, 2006 - 03:42 PM |
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It won't be too much longer before AMD's Socket AM-2 is available, so it's time to keep an eye on DDR2 modules.  DriverHeaven looks at the SuperTalent T800UX2GC4 PC2-6400 2GB kit, while it may be hard to find this kit for sale, the speed it provides makes the search worthwhile.


Don't forget to check out Jon's review of two of Corsairs' DDR2 kits, the 5400UL and the 8000UL.


'AMD will present the AM2 socket th
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Low Latency is a relative term

Subject: Memory | February 22, 2006 - 01:30 PM |
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While OCZ's EL DDR PC3200 Gold GX GTC does indeed have very low timings for a 2 GB kit, they are still looser than a smaller DIMM's would be.  Check out the full review at hardCOREware to see if raw speed can push the overall performance up enough to equal some of OCZ's 1GB kits.

"The name is certainly a mouthful - today we're looking at OCZ's latest PC3200 product. The GX

(which stands for Gamer eXtreme) features lowest latency timings we've seen on a 2GB kit -

2-3-3-8.

Source: hardCOREware