New OCZ Blade Series reaches DDR3-2000 speeds
Subject: Memory | December 19, 2008 - 05:37 PM | Ryan Shrout
OCZ sent over word that they have launched a new series of DDR3 memory modules called "Blade" that will offer DDR3 memory speeds of 2000 MHz with timings of CL 7-8-7. The kit will come with three modules for triple channel goodness and top performance with Intel's Core i7 processors.
You can get more information over at OCZ's website - no word on prices yet but we'll keep you updated. The modules and kits should be available soon after CES in January.
Calif.—December 18, 2008—OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in
innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today
introduced the Blade Series Triple Channel Memory kit, the latest
maximum-performance RAM designed specifically for the Intel® Core™ i7 processor
/ Intel® X58 Express Chipset. At DDR3-2000 CL 7-8-7, the Blade Series harnesses
industry-leading speeds at the low voltage required to safely run Core i7’s
triple channel mode. With the ideal combination of all the factors that
formulate the ultimate memory solution— density, speed, latency, and an
effective new cooling design—the Blade 2000 kit is guaranteed to please
enthusiasts looking to take the hottest Intel platform to new heights.
“Within any extreme performance computer, the
memory subsystem holds a key position for storing and delivering the data to
the processor in the fastest possible manner,” commented Dr. Michael Schuette,
VP of Technology Development at OCZ Technology.
“Using a triple channel configuration custom tailored towards Intel’s
Core i7 platform, the latest OCZ Blade Series kits epitomize the pinnacle of
memory technology by delivering 2000MHz data rate for an available bandwidth of
35GB/sec to satisfy even the most data-hungry processor in the current
Blade Series heatspreader aims to enhance heat dissipation to improve the
longevity and stability of the modules while keeping a sleek, low profile. The
new propriety design has numerous channels that increase the surface area to
more efficiently offload heat away from the memory chips and PCB. Push your
gaming or overclocking rig to the extreme with the superior thermal solution
and unmatched speeds of the high-end Blade Series memory modules.
Blade 2000 modules will be
showcased at the upcoming CES 2009 show, and will be available shortly
afterwards. OCZ continues to expand its extensive product offerings and deliver
the landmark speeds called for by the enthusiast community. OCZ’s Blade 2000
Triple Channel kits are 100% hand-tested for quality assurance and
compatibility with the latest Intel Core i7 motherboards, and are backed by the
industry leading OCZ Lifetime Warranty and technical support for unparalleled
peace of mind.