MEMORY NEWS

December 21st, 2012, 4:24 PM

ADATA Adds Stylish Colours to its XPG DRAM Modules

Computer enthusiasts will now be able to easily distinguish performance options of ADATA’s popular XPG DRAM line. This isn’t just a re-skin of the heat spreaders in the line (not that you won’t be showing off the powerful interior components of your PC), but an identifier for the XPG line.  Blue modules run at 1600MHz [...]

December 20th, 2012, 7:01 AM

Patriot Memory Ships The New Ultra-Port​able Autobahn USB 2.0 Drive

Patriot Memory, known for their high-performance memory and NAND flash storage, announced yesterday the Autobahn USB 2.0 drive – a compact, ultraportable high performance drive measuring less than 18mm long. The Autobahn USB 2.0 flash drive can be summed up in two words: incredibly small.  Measuring just under 18mm, the drive is smaller than a [...]

November 13th, 2012, 6:35 AM

Kingston HyperX Beast Takes Memory Capacity to the Next Level

By using ultra high density modules, Kingston’s new HyperX Beast series of enthusiast memory is able to offer capacities of up to 64GB alongside striking good looks and 2400MHz frequencies.  With DRAM prices remaining at historically low levels, manufacturers have continued to push memory capacities and speeds.   Currently, the X79 platform is the battleground of [...]

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 [...]