With the help of Corsair's new TWIN2X2048-6400C3 memory kit, overclocking enthusiast "Klngpln" has managed to reach new heights with 3 fresh world records across Futuremark benchmarking suites; 3DMark06, 3DMark05 and 3DMark03.
Using the Corsair TWIN2X2048-6400C3 2GB kit rated at true low latencies of 3-4-4-9, Vince Lucido - also known as K|ngp|n, was able to make his mark on Futuremark's Hall of Fame. K|ngp|n overclocked to set new world records, taking first place honors in 3DMark06, 3DMark05, and 3DMark03 with scores of 13358, 20684 and 52733 respectively. This extreme enthusiast achieved his lustrous fame by using a desktop configured with the AMD® Athlon™ 64 FX-62 processor chilled to -45c, NVIDIA® GeForce™ 7900GTX video cards in SLI configuration, Foxconn C51XEM2AA motherboard and the Corsair TWIN2X2048-6400C3 with Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP) memory module kit.
For further details, grab Corsair's official announcement here folks.
The recent accomplishments made by Vince Lucido have given him a new title which few before him have had the honor to hold - 3DMark Triple Crown. Only those who hold high honors of first place position concurrently in all three of the Futuremark 3DMark benchmarking programs can claim title to the Triple Crown. "Like many enthusiasts in the hardware community, I view overclocking as an art and a sport. Having the best hardware currently available certainly made my 3DMark quest possible," sighted Vince. "The Corsair XMS2-6400C3 made me a firm believer of DDR2. Thanks to Corsair, I am proud to join the league and claim the official Triple Crown title using the AM2 platform," continued Vince.
Designed primarily for Intel's latest Itanium CPUs which feature a built-in FB-DIMM memory controller, Transcend have just introduced their new low-profile (standing just 1.2" high) DDR2-533/667 fully buffered memory modules.
For full details, grab the official PR.
Transcend DDR2-533/667 FB-DIMM use 64Mx8 Fine-Pitch Ball Grid Array (FBGA) chip packages with a full DIMM heat-spreader for improved electrical and heat dissipation. Transcend's superior design results in highly stable and reliable systems. The low profile modules are the best choice for high-end servers and computers.
Transcend memory undergoes rigorous laboratory testing to ensure the highest performance and reliability. Every Transcend memory module comes with a lifetime warranty, a global service network, and Transcend's commitment to high quality, cost-effective, and stable solutions. Transcend memory modules are renown for their superior standard, outstanding performance, and excellent compatibility.
Some more DDR2 modules surface from memory maker "Mushkin" this week, these being the "EM2-6400" modules with timings of 5-5-5-12. They can be had as 512MB or 1GB sticks, with dual channel kits also available.
The supporting announcement resides here folks.
Denver, CO, June 7, 2006- Mushkin Enhanced, a leading manufacturer in high-performance computer components, is proud to announce the addition of the EM2-6400 DDR-2 memory module into the Enhanced Performance line. The EM2-6400 is designed to give everyday users the opportunity to take advantage of high-frequency DDR-2 at a reasonable price. "A successor to the numerous eXtreme performance DDR-2 modules we've recently released, the EM2-6400 proves Mushkin's dedication to providing consumers with the most complete selection of DDR-2 available," said Lee Groninger, Director of Mushkin Sales and Marketing.
A couple of announcements from Kingston have surfaced in the land down under today, the first of which outlines two new additions to their high performance "HyperX" line of memory modules. These come in at two speeds of DDR 2 1000MHz (PC2-8000) and DDR2 1066MHz (PC2-8500), unfortunately the DDR2 1066MHz modules are only available in 512MB capacities (or a 1GB kit) at the moment, whereas the DDR 2 1000MHz modules can be had as 1GB sticks (or 2GB dual channel kits).
For full details, grab the announcement here.
"This is a significant launch for Kingston to bring a series of cutting-edge memory technology to the high-end computing and games market," said Marites Bairstow, Regional Manager, Kingston Technology. ."This new array of HyperX products is ideal for the latest up and coming DDR2-based solutions."
"These new modules are a perfect blend of speed and ultimate performance. With the recently released 800MHz low latency modules, the Kingston family is now expanding to include 1000MHz and the super-fast 1066MHz," Ms Bairstow added.
A seperate announcement from Kingston also highlights their new fully buffered (or FB-DIMM) modules for Intel server platforms. These are DDR2 667MHz modules and will fully support the new Dual-Core Intel Xeon processor-based server platforms.
As the leading independent manufacturer of memory modules, Kingston has made a strategic decision to continue committing major resources to support next-generation memory technology. As a result, Kingston has become the leading manufacturer and supplier of FB-DIMM memory to Intel and the industry.
Kingston's new FB-DIMM modules are a high speed, high density memory solution for related technology workstation and server platforms.
Memory maker Mushkin have also introduced new memory modules today, these being the XP2-8000 DDR-2 modules which are the first DDR2 modules to fall into their "REDLINE" class for enthusiasts. This XP2-8000 family is made up of both 512MB and 1GB modules, as well as dual channel 1GB/2GB kits. Timings are at 4-5-4-11 2.2v.
Denver, CO, June 1, 2006- Mushkin Enhanced, a leading manufacturer in high-performance computer components, is proud to announce the addition of the XP2-8000 DDR-2 memory module into the legendary REDLINE class. REDLINE, synonymous with cutting-edge performance, is recognized globally as the best performing memory available today.
Designed primarily for use with motherboards utilizing NVIDIA's nForce 590 SLI chipset, OCZ have just announced their latest PC2-7200 Platinum Series memory modules which are the first from the giant memory maker to sport Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP) technology.
Sunnyvale, CA-May 31, 2006-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced the PC2-7200 Platinum Series-the introduction to OCZ's memory line with Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP). The new PC2-7200 Platinum EPP modules are exclusively designed with advanced SPD settings to allow compatible motherboards to recognize and utilize the added operation data, ultimately increasing the performance potential of the entire platform.
OCZ have gone all military with the introduction of their latest series of memory modules (for both DDR and DDR2 platforms). The new "Special Ops Edition" lineup feature a unique camouflaged motif XTC heatspreader and are sold as either single 1GB modules or 2GB kits.
For further info, check out OCZ's press release here folks.
"Gamers are a unique breed, and place distinctive demands on their PC memory," commented Alex Mei, OCZ Technology Inc. "Serious gamers put heavy bandwidth requirements on their memory, and put a premium on both superior performance and dependability. The new OCZ Special Ops Edition memory dual channel kits feature the ultimate balance of speed, reliability, and high capacity, making them an ideal solution for gamers."
Breaking the boundaries once again, Corsair have just announced their latest "TWIN2X2048-6400C3" kit which is the first ever 2GB DDR2 kit designed to operate at tightened frequencies of 3-4-3-9. This kit also features the EPP open memory standard jointly development by Corsair and NVIDIA.
For further info, grab the official press release.
Fremont, CA (May 23, 2006) -Corsair® Memory, the worldwide leader in design and manufacture of high performance memory, today unveiled the world's first DDR2-800 2GB kit rated at true low latency of CL3. The latest addition to the award-winning XMS™ family of products, TWIN2X2048-6400C3 delivers unparalleled memory performance at 800MHz and supports the industry's lowest latencies of 3-4-3-9 in this speed grade. Featuring Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP), a new open memory standard jointly development by Corsair and NVIDIA®, the users can take advantage of the added memory performance characteristics and capabilities when used with an EPP-capable motherboard.
A couple of pairs of slick new 2GB DDR2 memory kits have been added to Corsair's lineup, these designed primarily to work with NVIDIA's upcoming nForce 590 chipset (Socket AM2 AMD platform), and also feature EPP (Enhanced Performance Profiles) technology.
Grab Corsair's official announcement for further info on the new AM2 optimized kits.
Fremont, CA (May 22, 2006) -Corsair Memory, the worldwide leader in design and manufacture of high performance memory, today announced broad availability of the world's first production DDR2-1066 and DDR2-800 low latency 2GB kits. The new TWIN2X2048-8500C5 and the TWIN2X2048-6400C4 are optimized for the upcoming NVIDIA nForce® 590 chipset based motherboards and feature Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP).
"During the collaborative phase of EPP development, we worked very closely with NVIDIA to optimize these 2 new parts on motherboards based on their upcoming chipset. The end result is that our new XMS DDR2 modules not only boot at extreme speeds and low latency, they also have guaranteed compatibility at the advanced memory timings," said Richard Hashim, Director of Product Management at Corsair Memory. "The performance difference of DDR2-1066 and low latency of CL4 is significant. Corsair is dedicated to continue develop and launch cutting edge DDR2 technology," said Hashim.
Memory maker "G.Skill" have reached a new milestone, announcing the world's first DDR2-1000 memory to operate faultlessly with timings of 4-4-4-5. The new F2-8000PHU modules are sold as either single 1GB sticks or 2GB dual channel kits.
For further info, head over to G.Skill's website.
G.Skill, the well known extreme performance provider, today launches the world first DDR2-1000 CL4-4-4-5 memory, F2-8000PHU2-2GBHZ, to delivers the shortest latency DDR2-1000. No matter you are using Intel or AMD latest DDR2 platform, GSkill F2-8000PHU2-2GBHZ all can speed them up.
Take full advantage in DDR2 memory, GSkill F2-8000PHU2-2GBHZ unleash the DDR2-1000 memory speed to satisfy most Enthusiasts and serious Gamers.
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Mushkin have added the new "XP2-6400" series of memory modules to their DDR-II lineup today. These modules are offered in sizes of 512MB and 1GB (with dual channel 1/2GB kits also available) and they are designed to run with timings of 4-4-3-10.
For further information, grab Mushkin's official announcement here folks.
Denver, CO, May 09, 2006- Mushkin Enhanced, a leading, manufacturer in high performance computer components, is proud to announce the addition of four new XP2-6400 memory modules to its XP DDR2 lineup. "As the industry moves increasingly towards DDR2, Mushkin wants to maintain its position as the performance leader. The XP2-6400 clearly keeps Mushkin in this position," said Lee Groninger, Mushkin Sales and Marketing Director. The XP2-6400 is available in both 512MB and 1GB memory modules and is rated at 4-4-3-10 at 1.9V.
Expanding upon their high performance "Hyper-X" series of DDR memory modules, Kingston have added some new 1GB PC3200 DDR modules (and 2GB kits) which operate with awesome timings of 2-2-2-5-1.
Also covered in the same press announcement, they've kicked off a new breed of 800MHz DDR2 modules offered in 512MB and 1GB sizes (with dual channel kits also avail.). These will happily run with timings of 4-4-4-12.
For pricing and other info, check out the PR on Kingston's website.
Fountain Valley, CA - (April 17, 2006) - Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the worldwide independent leader in memory products, announced today the expansion of their Ultra Low Latency DDR modules and introduction of Low Latency DDR2 memory modules. The Kingston® HyperX® 400 MHz (PC3200) CL2 DDR module specifications have been updated to support lower latency timings of 2-2-2-5-1 in 1-GB module and 2-GB kit memory configurations. HyperX 800-MHz (PC6400) CL4 DDR2 has been updated as well, to support 4-4-4-12 in 512-MB, 1-GB modules and 1-GB, 2-GB kit memory configurations.
Kingston's HyperX modules are designed for zealous gamers and the PC enthusiasts who want to maximize the performance of their system to allow for the optimization of memory parameters. Future and current DDR2-based platforms will witness increased operational headroom with low latency DDR2 modules from Kingston Technology.
Mushkin announced today that they've extended their DDR2 memory range with the new HP2-4200 series modules offered in 512MB and 1GB sizes (with dual channel kits also available). Latencies on these modules arnt too shabby at 3-3-3-9 with 1.9v.
Grab the PDF formatted announcement for further details folks.
Denver, CO, April 27, 2006- Mushkin Enhanced, a leading manufacturer in high performanced computer components, is proud to announce the addition of the new HP2-4200 memory modules into It's DDR2 lineup. "With the combination of pricing and performance often at the top of every consumer's wish list, we feel that this new DDR2 product will be well received among the PC community," says Lee Groninger, Mushkin Sales and Marketing Director. Today Mushkin is introducing the ideal combination of pricing and performance with the 512MB and 1GB HP2-4200 rated at 3-3-3-9 1.9V.
Memory maker "Super Talent" have made double headlines today with two seperate announcements, the first of which highlights their new range of DDR2 FB (Fully Buffered) DIMM modules, these of course designed for optimal use in a server environment.
The press release can be located here.
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.
Super Talent have also just entered the MP3 player market, announcing a complete new lineup of full-featured MP3 players with varying storage options.
The press release on these new players resides here folks.
San Jose, California - April 18, 2006 -- Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of memory modules and flash products, today announced its entry into the MP3 player market with a new line of full-featured MP3 players.
Super Talent's sleek new line of Mega Screen MP3 players were designed for style as well as function. The button layout is a model of simplicity. In addition to a big 128x128 pixel color OLED display, these units include an FM tuner, support for six languages, and a hi-speed USB 2.0 interface. The powerful lithium battery, which delivers six to eight hours of operation, is rechargeable through the USB port. These players are available in two colors - black and white - with up to 2Gigabytes of integrated storage, and are shipped in a classy custom retail box with extensive documentation. Headphones and USB cable are included.
Memory maker "Transcend" have just introduced some rather short-standing DDR2-533 unbuffered memory modules, measuring just 0.72 inches high. This ensures they'll snuggly fit into any cramped up sardine packed case, be it small form factor / HTPC or similar.
The official press release has further details here folks.
Providing cutting edge memory solutions, Transcend Information, Inc. announced their pioneering, very low profile DDR2-533 Unbuffered DIMM memory module (P/N: TS64/128MLQ64V5VL) at a mere 0.72 inches high. The small PCB meets the tough requirements of ever-shrinking systems.
Specially designed for use with any desktop or computer system requiring the lowest PCB height, Transcend's low profile DDR2-533 Unbuffered DIMM module consists of 64Mx8 own-brand DDR2 FBGA chips. The six-layer PCB used for Transcend's 512MB/1GB modules are designed to meet the highest specifications by minimizing noise signal disturbance and enhancing overall performance.
A-DATA's "Vitesta" range of DDR1 and 2 memory modules has just been broadened with a new edition in the "Extreme Edition" series. These modules are aimed at the enthusiast market, offering high-speeds with reasonably low latencies.
For all the details, you can read the announcement here folks.
The Vitesta Series of high-speed memory modules developed by A-DATA (one of the world's leading memory module brands) has proved consistently popular with consumers. A-DATA recently launched the Vitesta Extreme Edition series, which provides even more impressive performance. The ultra high speed of the Extreme Edition modules guarantees gamers a unique experience.
In a joint partnership with company "Walton Advanced Technology", Chaintech have just announced their entry into the memory module market. To coincide with this, they've launched the "APOGEE" memory series with DDR-1 / DDR-2 / SO-DIMM modules to suit everyone's needs.
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. The APOGEE® products will be sold through the prime channels of motherboards and graphics cards of Walton Chaintech after the introduction and to be actively developing OEM market as well.
Memory maker "Super Talent" are giving everyone the heads up on some new 2GB DDR-II memory kits designed to handle 1GHz speeds. Latencies arnt overly fantastic (at 5-5-5-15) but thats to be expected for modules that are rated to handle this speed.
Further details can be sourced via the official PR folks.
San Jose, California - March 20, 2006 -- Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of DDR and DDR2 memory modules, today announced immediate availability of a 1 Gigahertz, 2 Gigabyte DDR2 memory kit. Super Talent's new T1000UX2G5 is a matched pair of 1GB PC2-8000 DDR2 modules.
Super Talent's recently introduced 800MHz DDR2 kit, T800UX2GC4, is widely touted as the world's fastest 2GB DDR2 kit. Super Talent engineers have now developed an even tighter test screen to produce this extreme performance DDR2 kit. Every T1000UX2G5 kit built is fully tested in a dual channel motherboard at 1000MHz at 5-5-5-15 latencies to guarantee that it meets its spec. These modules are designed, manufactured and tested in Super Talent's USA-based headquarters in Silicon Valley.
Memory makers Transcend have covered new ground with the release of their "low-profile" 2GB ECC registered memory module which is only a mere 1.2" high, allowing it to be popped into cramped workstations/servers without any issues.
The official announcement can be found at Transcend's website.
Transcend's 2GB DDR400 ECC Registered memory module consists of 128Mx4 brand name original DDR FBGA chips. The six-layer PCB used for Transcend's 2GB modules are designed to meet the highest specifications by minimizing noise signal disturbance and enhancing overall performance. Transcend's superior design results in better system stability and reliability, our 2GB DDR400 ECC Registered memory module is the best choice of memory module for high-end servers and workstations.
Corsair will also be attending CeBIT and are set to release what they claim to be the fastest available memory modules to date for both DDR2 and DDR1 Intel / AMD platforms. Their new Intel-happy DDR-II TWIN2X1024-8500 series is available in a 2GB dual channel kit and will handle 1066MHz speeds, whilst the TWINX2048-4400PRO is also a 2GB dual channel kit ideally suited to the AMD platform and is stamped to run at 550MHz.
Unfortunately there's no mention of the latencies for either of these kits at this stage, but i'm sure we'll hear more from Corsair on the new kits once they're under the spotlight during CeBIT.
The official announcement resides here folks.
Fremont, CA (March 6, 2006) Corsair Memory®, the worldwide leader in design and manufacture of high performance memory, today launched the world's fastest DDR2 and DDR1 memory solutions for the Intel® and the AMD® platforms. Rated at scorching fast 1066MHz, the new TWIN2X1024-8500 from Corsair delivers the highest memory frequency currently available to Intel users. Simultaneously, the new TWINX2048-4400PRO takes the lead with its rated 550MHz speed to unleash maximum performance on the AMD platform. Live demonstrations of the world's fastest memory modules can be seen at the Corsair booth in Hall 22, Stand 16B, Booth B6-8.