Corsair 667MHz Memory, LG Dual Layer Drive, Something Tiny from Sony and More...
Good morning everyone. Man-o-man the news just keeps flowing this week. After seeing Marco's post last night, I was worried I may not have much for you this morning, but that certainly is not the case. Once again we pulled together a hefty dose of hardware reality for you to start your morning off the right way. By the time your are done with this, your coffee should be cold. So let's jump in and see what's on tap...
Corsair Memory Announces 667 Megahertz XMS2 Modules
Fremont, CA, June 30, 2004: Corsair Memory, Inc., a global leader in ultra-performance DDR memory modules for PC gamers and enthusiasts, today announced new XMS2 5300 speed modules at low latencies. Today Corsair introduced four new products in this family of ultra-fast modules. These memory modules offer the incredibly fast speeds of DDR2 5300 and the low latencies of 4-4-4-12.
These come in several density options as well as in matched pairs. Developed specifically for Alderwood and Grantsdale DDR2 platforms, these products range from 256MB to 1GB. These products are based on the new DDR2 technology which increases the memory bandwidth available for memory intensive applications. JEDEC standard latencies at 667 MHz are 5-5-5-15, but Corsair's 5300C4 modules are rated at 4-4-4-12 to deliver exceptional performance.
DDR2, the second generation of Double Data Rate memory technology, includes new features such as a larger 4-bit prefetch and programmable on-die termination (ODT) to reduce signal bounce and improve reliability at high speeds. This new specification also utilizes 240 pins.
According to Joe James, Corsair Marketing Director, "the DDR2 5300C4 modules are extremely fast and are a must-have for all gamers."
The DDR2 5300 product line currently includes the following products:
TWIN2X1024-5300C4: matched pair of two 512MB 5300C4 modules
TWIN2X512-5300C4: matched pair of two 256MB 5300C4 modules
CM2X512-5300C4: 512MB 5300C4 module
CM2X256-5300C4: 256MB 5300C4 module
All of these DDR2 5300 modules and TWINX pairs are available immediately from resellers world-wide.
More information on Corsair is available at www.corsairmemory.com
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