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Computex 2005 Coverage - Day 2: Doom 3 Crossfire Benchmarks and More Booths - Corsair

Day 2 of Computex 2005 was a hive of activity. Not only did we manage to bring you more Crossfire benchmarks, as hinted at in our coverage of Day 1, but we also caught up with more vendors, specifically ASUS, Corsair and GeCube.

By: | Trade Shows | Posted: Jun 1, 2005 4:00 am



Corsair continues its dominance of the enthusiast memory market, announcing its 1GHz DDR2 module kit - the XMS2-8000UL. Corsair will be the first memory manufacturer to ship these modules, further removing memory as a bottleneck whilst overclocking.


Further, Corsair says that these modules will run at timings of 5-4-4-9, which is very decent for DDR2, especially when running at 500MHz. The XMS2-8000UL uses Corsair's patented LED display, which sits on the top of the modules and displays handy information such as the frequency, timings, or even a custom message.




Corsair also showed us its already released XMS2-5400UL module kit (rated to reach 1GHz but this isn't the native speed (unlike the XMS2-8000UL), as well as its 9MB/sec Secure Digital card and 12MB/sec Compact Flash card. The SD and CF cards range in capacity from 256MB to 1GB.



That wraps up Day 2 and being Wednesday its Ladies Night in Taipei so we're off to enjoy the night life - cheers!


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