Is that 2 gigs of RAM in your pocket, or ...

Subject: Memory | October 3, 2005 - 10:44 AM |
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It's a common refrain today ... "You need 2Gb of RAM to play games properly" ...

Source: MVKTECH.NET

RAM that won't cause a bottleneck

Subject: Memory | September 29, 2005 - 09:07 AM |
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1Gb 800Mhz DDR2 module, running at CL 4-3-3-8 is what you would get, if you picked up some OCZ PC2-6400 Platinum EB RAM.  As HotHardware discovers, 800Mhz is what it is supposed to run at, not it's maximum speed.

'Each OCZ PC2-6400 EB Dual Channel Kit is hand tested as a matched pair across a wide variety of motherboards.

Source: HotHardware

Corsair Partners With Asus For 1 GB Modules

Subject: Memory | September 27, 2005 - 09:43 AM |
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Fremont, CA / Taipei, Taiwan (September 26, 2005) — Corsair® Memory, Inc., a worldwide leader in high performance memory and cooling products for enthusiasts and overclockers, and ASUSTek®, the perennial leader of the motherboard industry, today announced a joint product launch targeting the AMD® enthusiasts.

Good Value DDR2 RAM

Subject: Memory | September 26, 2005 - 08:42 AM |
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The Transcend DDR2-533 TS64MLQ64V5J DIMMs that Phoronix reviews do not claim to be the fastest or most overclockable RAM out there.  They are however, much less expensive than many of the extreme gaming RAM out there.  If you're setting up a system for someoe who doesn't game much, give the review a read.


"Transcend designs their system memory modules to be simple and aren't engrossed by heatspreaders or any unconventional features but simply remains on target for the normal PC hobbyist, ho

Source: Phoronix

2 Gigs Or Not 2 Gigs, That's The RAM Question

Subject: Memory | September 23, 2005 - 08:59 AM |
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If you play Battlefield2 or Half-Life2 regularly, the chances are good you have at least 1 Gb of DDR in your system, and are still annoyed by the occasional lag.  Well, to save you from spending your own money to test the effects of another gig of RAM, Club OC did some tests on a 2GB Gold Edition kit from OCZ, see what effect it had, and the overclock they managed.

"For the past year I've always recommended 1gb of good DDR or DDR2. No more, no less.

Source: Club OC

Low Latency Vs. High FSB & More

Subject: Memory | September 22, 2005 - 08:55 AM |
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One of the biggest tricks to overclocking is to make sure your RAM is happy, while at the same time ensuring the tightest possible timings, and the highest FSB you can hit stably.  sgOverclockers took 2 RAM DIMM's, and compared the benefits of trading a looser timing for a higher FSB, and vice versa.

"Ever since the advent of the Samsung TCCD and recently TCC5 modules which have allowed consumers to hit astronomically high FSBs at moderate timings, the question has come back into

Samsung Now More DDR2 than DDR

Subject: Memory | August 10, 2005 - 11:12 PM |
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This is why AMD is almost being forced to move from their current DDR memory controller to a new DDR2 memory controller perhaps before they'd like to.  Memory vendors like Samsung that are responsible for a huge percentage of all available memories are moving closer and closer to majority DDR2 output.

Samsung Electronics announced today that that it is leading the industry in shifting from DDR to DDR2 memory output.

Source: Digitimes

Mushkin Redline PC3500 Memory Review

Subject: Memory | July 28, 2005 - 10:28 AM |
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Here is some more competition on the super low latency memory front, this time from Mushkin.  They are offering up PC3500 DDR memory at a latency of 2-2-2.

Mushkin's outstanding Redline memory modules have shown that great timings are possible with more voltage, and as we've learned over the years; voltage makes for greater stability with the down side of extra heat. With that said, cooling is of course essential for these modules.

Source: General

Corsair Leads Industry in DDR2 Transition with Launch of XMS2-8000UL

Subject: Memory | May 27, 2005 - 06:56 AM |
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Corsair raises the memory frequency bar to 1GHz with the launch of XMS2-8000UL.

Corsair Memory today unveiled XMS2-8000UL as its latest addition to the high performance XMS family of products.

Corsair Unveils New High Speed Additions to its Family of Flash Products

Subject: Memory | May 25, 2005 - 06:52 AM |
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Corsair unveiled today, new high speed additions to its award winning family of flash products.

Corsair® Memory, Inc., a worldwide leader in high performance memory and cooling products for enthusiasts and overclockers, today is pleased to announce expansion of its popular flash memory products. Adopting the industry's popular speed designation, the new Corsair Secure Digital (SD) and type I Compact Flash (CF) media are now rated at blazing fast 60X (9 MB/sec) or 80X (12MB/sec).