MEMORY NEWS

September 17th, 2012, 2:51 PM

OCZ CEO Leaves Company in Apparent Ousting

OCZ Technology announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Alex Mei, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, as Interim CEO in wake of the resignation of former CEO Ryan Petersen. “I am very pleased to have transitioned the Company from a niche developer, manufacturer, and seller of high-performance DRAM memory modules to [...]

August 30th, 2012, 1:03 PM

Kingston Technology Makes HyperX red a Permanent Addition to Product Line

Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced HyperX red memory as a permanent addition to the entry-level, high performance HyperX blu product line. The vibrant red colored heatspreaders allow greater heat dissipation to help maintain optimal system performance. HyperX red is for entry-level gamers, system builders, PC modders and mainstream consumers looking [...]

August 1st, 2012, 10:05 AM

Crucial Unveils Cheap v4 SSDs For Mainstream Computing

While SSDs provide a premium in speed, they’ve always come at a price premium as well. While Crucial’s new v4 SSDs don’t have the capacity of a similarly priced hard disk, at this price point they are accessible for even the most value-concious consumer.  Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today [...]

July 31st, 2012, 10:28 AM

No Acquisition Announcement From Seagate

During yesterday’s earnings call Seagate did not announce the acquisition of OCZ as rumoured, though without naming specifics the company’s CFO said Seagate would be looking to acquire an SSD manufacturer. “We look at all technology product providers (for M&A) but what I would say is that on the enterprise SSDs, there’s probably only one [...]

July 12th, 2012, 9:57 AM

Patriot Memory Launches New Exclusive Intel Extreme Masters Limited Edition Memory

Patriot Memory, a global pioneer in high-performance memory, NAND flash, storage and enthusiast computer products today announces the launch of the new Intel Extreme Masters Limited Edition DDR3 Memory. Built exclusively for gamers, the Intel Extreme Masters Limited Edition will provide the rock solid performance and stability needed for today’s most extreme gaming systems. Designed [...]

July 3rd, 2012, 1:04 PM

Samsung Starts Sampling 16GB DDR4 Modules

Samsung has begun sampling 16GB DDR4 RDIMMs for servers manufactured around the 30nm process node. “By launching these new high-density DDR4 modules, Samsung is embracing closer technical cooperation with key CPU and server companies for development of next-generation green IT systems,” said Wanhoon Hong, executive vice president, memory sales & marketing, Samsung Electronics in a [...]

June 26th, 2012, 12:18 AM

Will Seagate’s DensBits Acquisition Bring it Into the SSD Game?

Seagate announced Monday that it had had purchased a stake of DensBits, a pioneer of SSD memory controller technology. “For the last 30 years, Seagate has delivered technology and product innovation to become the global leader in storage solutions, from high-end enterprise drives to solid-state hybrid drives,” said Rocky Pimentel, Seagate chief sales and marketing [...]

June 6th, 2012, 10:11 AM

G.SKILL Shows Off “Largest & Fastest ” DDR3 Memory System at Computex

G.SKILL just dropped a note in the HWC mailbox letting us know that they are showing off a machine at Computex that has a whopping 96GB of system memory. Of course this memory is the latest and greatest G.SKILL has to offer on a top-tier motherboard: 96GB of RipjawsZ DDR3 1600MHz running nicely on a [...]

June 6th, 2012, 9:41 AM

ADATA Presents New Product Naming System at COMPUTEX

ADATA Technology today announced its new product naming system as well as a complete range of new storage products at COMPUTEX Taipei 2012. ADATA continues its role as an industry trend-setter with the introduction of new product series names that closely connect the company’s products to consumers’ daily lives. Concurrently, the booth theme “The Dash [...]

June 5th, 2012, 10:45 AM

Corsair Releases ‘Dominator’ Platinum DDR3 Memory

Corsair, announced Monday the ‘Dominator’ Platinum range of DDR3 memory kits, a follow up to its original ‘Dominator’ memory kits launched in 2006 to coincide with the release of the Intel Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Quad chips from Intel. The new Dominator Platinum will be available in dual and quad-channel kits with 8GB, 16GB, [...]