About this DDR3 thing

Subject: Memory | May 24, 2007 - 01:56 PM |
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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

Source: OCMODSHOP

OCZ Technology Premium Memory Line Expands with the Introduction of Next Generation DDR3

Subject: Memory | May 23, 2007 - 08:35 AM |
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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.

Low voltage, high frequency

Subject: Memory | May 22, 2007 - 11:58 AM |
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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

The new DIMM on the block

Subject: Memory | May 16, 2007 - 11:40 AM |
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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?

Source: AnandTech

Time to get gobs of memory

Subject: Memory | May 10, 2007 - 11:27 AM |
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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

Source: TweakTown

OCZ Technology Announces the Worlds First AM2 Optimized Memory Kit

Subject: Memory | May 8, 2007 - 10:00 AM |
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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.

4GB kits are becoming more common

Subject: Memory | May 4, 2007 - 10:31 AM |
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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.

Source: 3dGameMan

Whisper quiet speed demon

Subject: Memory | April 30, 2007 - 11:51 AM |
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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.

Source: TECHGAGE

Intel And Micron Sampling Industry-Leading Multi-Level Cell NAND Flash Memory

Subject: Memory | April 25, 2007 - 12:03 PM |
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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.

Talented RAM

Subject: Memory | April 24, 2007 - 03:32 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