AMD have just announced the first retail availability of AMD-branded memory in North America, as they've partnered with Patriot Memory LLC and VisionTek Products, LLC. AMD Memory branded products will help customers with their DRAM selection when buying a new system.
It is all part of AMD's development of personal computer platforms, they've used the AMD OverDrive performance optimization tool to test and optimize DRAM in conjunction with the company's APUs, CPUs, GPUs and chipset platforms. Paul Jones, CEO of Patriot Memory says:
Patriot Memory will bring over two decades of experience and expertise into this ecosystem. Our proven ability to deliver the best technology at the most competitive prices will help pave the way to success for this memory line.
With this new venture, AMD is now able to offer bundles with memory which is set to ensure that users get an easy, confident upgrade experience with a heavy emphasis on compatibility and stability. AMD Memory is available in three different sizes, 2GB, 4GB and 8GB - in a range of prices and speeds. The Entertainment category features 1333 and 1600MHz RAM, designed for Home Theater PC applications.
The Performance version sports speeds of 1600MHz with low latency and also comes matched in pairs. Finally, there's Radeon Edition DRAM which runs at 1866MHz and is tuned, tested and certified for specific AMD platforms to enable maximum performance at competition pricing. AMD Memory is coming to major retailers including Amazon.com, Bestbuy.ca, Fry's, Memory Express, Micro Center, NCIX, Newegg, Tiger Direct, VIP Computers (UK) and others.