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Innodisk shows off world's fastest Intel Atom server RAM

By: Chris Smith | More News: RAM | Posted: May 29, 2015 2:27 am

Proclaimed as the "world's fastest 16GB DDR3 memory for Atom servers" in a recently issued press release, these 16GB DDR3 memory modules claim speeds of up to 1600MHz and are listed as the first 16GB DDR3 ECC UDIMM product to achieve this number.




Available for purchase now, Innodisk's DDR3 range includes ECC UDIMM, UDIMM and SO-DIMM modules, available in sizes up to 16GB and featuring speeds of 1066, 1333 and 1600MHz.


Setting out to reduce a server RAM performance bottleneck that Innodisk sees as a major issue, this company claims better overall performance will come thanks to this advancement in technology.

G.SKILL DDR4 reaches record air-cooling frequency of 4062MHz

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: RAM | Posted: May 28, 2015 8:01 pm

Hardware company G.SKILL has announced that its Ripjaws 4 DDR4 RAM used on an ASRock X99M Killer/3.1 motherboard has reached record air-cooling frequency at DDR4 4062MHz. G.SKILL says the record was accomplished with both CPU and RAM operating with standard air-cooling. Here is a video of the action:



The record has been confirmed by CPU-Z.


"This outstanding performance is not only a tremendous glory, but also a huge acknowledgement to our overclocking ability," said James Lee, VP of sales and marketing at ASRock.

Continue reading 'G.SKILL DDR4 reaches record air-cooling frequency of 4062MHz' (full post)

Corsair unveils world's first 128GB DDR4 unbuffered memory kits

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: RAM | Posted: May 14, 2015 11:46 pm

We've seen G.SKILL and its 128GB DDR4 kit, but now Corsair has just announced the world's first available 128GB DDR4 unbuffered memory kits in its Vengeance LPX and Dominator Platinum Series lines.




The 128GB kits come in 8 x 16GB, and are designed for Intel's X99 series motherboards with XMP 2.0 support. Corsair's new 128GB DDR4 kits come in both 2666MHz and 2400MHz, with even higher speeds to "be announced soon". The Dominator Platinum Series 128GB DDR4 kit is "the most advanced memory kit available" with a "striking industrial design for good looks, patented DHX technology for cooler operation, and user-swappable colored "light pipes" for customizable LED lighting".




Corsair's Dominator Platinum Series RAM are the highest quality parts, as they are hand-screened ICs, and they undergo "rigorous performance testing", too. The second kit, Vengeance LPX Series 128GB DDR4 is designed for high-performance overclocking with each IC individually screened for its performance potential.


The two new 128GB DDR4 kits from Corsair are available from Corsair's website, and at retailers and e-tailers that stock Corsair products.

G.SKILL blow the RAM market open with 128GB kit of DDR4 2800MHz

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: RAM | Posted: Apr 24, 2015 8:17 am

G.SKILL continues to dominate the RAM market with the announcement of the world's first 128GB kit of 2800MHz DDR4 RAM, which comes in 8x16GB sticks. We have memory timing of CL16-16-16-36 at 1.35V, with the new kit falling into their growing Ripjaws 4 line of RAM.




The new sticks are from Samsung, with their 8Gb ICs baked onto G.SKILL's product at the impressive 20nm process. This has allowed an entire new level of performance, and with 16GB sticks, something that has previously only been attainable by server memory. The new 128GB kit is perfect for the high-end workstation, with G.SKILL's new Ripjaws 4 128GB kit already validated on the ASUS X99 Rampage V Extreme motherboard, running in its intended quad-channel.




Tequila Huang, VP of Research & Development with G.SKILL said: "During development of these DDR4 16GB modules, we see amazing future potential for 128GB (16GBx8) memory kits in extreme high capacity operation on upcoming platforms. We will be witnessing the beginning of a new set of standards for extreme capacity and performance DDR4 memory kits on both current and future computing platforms. Needless to say, we are very excited for this release".

Another look at the amazing Avexir Raiden series RAM from GGF LAN

By: Chris Smith | More News: RAM | Posted: Mar 31, 2015 5:26 pm

Not long ago we showed you GGF LAN's unveiling of the amazing Avexir Raiden series RAM, showing off a stunning and futuristic design.




Some say it's a little over the top, others are completely in love. Thankfully we've now been shown exactly what it's like when plugged in.


GGF LAN has now posted up a short film of the RAM in action alongside a further look at the packaging. There's something beautiful about the 'electrical storm' that's going on under the surface in this RAM, but we'll let you decide for yourself if this memory is the right thing for you.


Watch this Facebook Video in high definition for the best experience.

Continue reading 'Another look at the amazing Avexir Raiden series RAM from GGF LAN' (full post)

GGF LAN party shows off Avexir's amazing Raiden Series DDR3 RAM

By: Chris Smith | More News: RAM | Posted: Mar 9, 2015 5:49 am

Showing off their new sponsor, Avexir Memory, GGF LAN Party has shared this amazing white and blue color scheme RAM which looks especially beautiful when paired with the white-themed ASUS Sabertooth motherboard.




"Each stick comes with functioning lighting/tesla style tube," says GGF LAN admin Stuart Tonks, "this is just sheer beauty. Meet the Raiden Series DDR3."


With the full information available here, we've learned that this DDR3 RAM can be tailored for Dual or Quad channel builds alongside speeds ranging from 1866 MHz to 2400 MHz being available.


Unfortunately there's no DDR4 available to the public just yet, but we've been told it's coming.

Continue reading 'GGF LAN party shows off Avexir's amazing Raiden Series DDR3 RAM' (full post)

The new Corsair Dominator Platinum Orange Edition RAM is so satisfying

By: Chris Smith | More News: RAM | Posted: Feb 20, 2015 7:26 am

The polished metal finish and unique color design ensures that this new addition to the Corsair Dominator series is like no other. The Dominator series as a whole certainly isn't new, I remember filling my i7 2600k system back in 2011 with a few sticks of red Dominator's - however the product name lives on and it sure has aged well!




Custom-designed for and paired brilliantly with the GIGABYTE GA-X99-SOC Force motherboard, we can't wait for this DDR4 RAM to be thrown into a system - paging all modders!


Featuring a tested Latency of 16-18-18-40, this set of RAM is "guaranteed to run at 3400MHz at ambient room temperature" according to Corsair's official website.

Continue reading 'The new Corsair Dominator Platinum Orange Edition RAM is so satisfying' (full post)

G.SKILL breaks DDR4 RAM records with 4355MHz on its Ripjaws 4 DDR4 RAM

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: RAM | Posted: Feb 5, 2015 3:10 am

G.SKILL is back again this week, with a new world record for DDR4 RAM frequency, with the company using its Ripjaws 4 DDR4 RAM to hit a huge 4355MHz. Yes, 4.35GHz on RAM.




The company used an ASUS Rampage V Extreme motherboard with Intel's Core i7-5960X processor cooled with LN2 to achieve the record. As you can see in the image above, the record was achieved with the Ripjaws 4 DDR4 RAM in single channel. Most people will cry fowl over this, but RAM overclocking is pretty much an art, and you can't have this gear running in quad channel at these speeds.


G.SKILL memory has been used in 9 world records since January 2015, which really is saying something.

Kingston DDR4 RAM used to break records, smashes an insane 4351MHz

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: RAM | Posted: Jan 30, 2015 4:37 am

One of the world's best overclockers, Toppc, has used some Kingston HyperX Predator DDR4 RAM to reach an insane 4351MHz, breaking some records along the way. Toppc achieved 4.35GHz on the Kingston DDR4 RAM in single-channel mode, all the way from its default clocks of 2133MHz.




We don't know what cooling was used on the RAM, but we suspect LN2 was used to push over double the clock speed, while the Intel Core i7-5960X processor used was clocked all the way down to 1631MHz. Just a single core was enabled, with the other seven cores and the CPU's internal Hyper-Threading technology also disabled.


There's not much reason to do this, as a quad-channel kit of DDR4 was 108.8GB/sec bandwidth at 3.4GHz while the single-channel stick at the, albeit impressive 4.35GHz, has bandwidth of just 34.8GB/sec. But for getting that overclocking trophy, why not, eh?

256GB SSDs will cost less than $70 in 2H 2015, according to Apacer

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: RAM | Posted: Jan 26, 2015 6:34 am

SSDs are already ridiculously cheap compared to what they used to be a few years ago, but Apacer is predicting that 256GB SSDs will be priced at under $70 by the second half of the year.




According to CK Chang, the General Manager of Apacer Technology, 256GB SSDs will cost under $70 while 128GB drives will be priced at around $40. Chang revealed the news during an interview with DigiTimes, adding that SSD are becoming much more reasonably priced, and that shrinking manufacturing technologies and the falling cost of NAND flash memory chips will continue to push the price of SSDs down.


The top NAND flash makers are moving over to 14nm, 15nm and 16nm fabrication processes, as well as the push toward triple-level cell (TLC) NAND and vertically-stacked NAND will only help further the reduction of cost to SSDs. We should expect to see mainstream laptops with 256GB SSDs in the near future, as their price is reduced as we moved into the second half of 2015. With the 256GB SSDs reducing in price, we can expect the 512GB drives to drop, which will hopefully see 512GB become the new 256GB, and 1TB become the new 512GB. Or am I reaching too high, too fast?

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