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