MEMORY NEWS

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, [...]

May 8th, 2012, 3:15 AM

ADATA Announces SP900 and SP800 Series SSD Availability in the US and Canada

ADATA Technology today announces the launch of a complete lineup of expanded capacity solid state drives. The new SSD range includes the Premier Pro SP900 and Premier SP800, both which use new optimized firmware to utilize greater storage capacity of the NAND Flash components. Premier Pro SP900 Boasting impressive performance numbers, the Premier Pro SP900 [...]

April 26th, 2012, 4:43 PM

Seagate’s Board Approves Share Buyback Plan

Seagate announced Thursday afternoon that its board of directors has authorized a plan to buy back $2.5 billion of the company’s common stock, increasing the company’s total current buyback authorization to $3.5 billion. The buyback amount is equal to approximately 18% of Seagate’s market capitalization. “The repurchase authorization reflects the confidence that the Board and [...]

April 24th, 2012, 11:13 AM

G.SKILL Announces TridentX DDR3 Memory Kit

G.SKILL  has announced the new TridentX DDR3 memory kit for 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors and Z77 platform. Designed for overclocking enthusiasts, the TridentX series includes a complete lineup of extreme performance DDR3 memory, starting from 2400MHz 8GB to 2800MHz 16GB. The following screens show the TridentX 2800MHz 16GB kit has successfully achieved DDR3 3320MHz [...]

April 13th, 2012, 2:13 PM

DDR4 to Arrive in 2014?

According to sources that spoke on the condition of anonymity to VR-Zone, Intel will begin introducing DDR4 to their high-end server lines in 2014 with desktops to follow a year later. VR-Zone’s sources say that that Haswell-EX 4-socket platforms will introduce DDR4 in 2014, to accommodate the expected 16 core quad processors that are expected [...]

April 12th, 2012, 10:32 AM

Intel Unveils PCI Express SSD 910 Line

Intel today announced its latest entry into the world of PCIe SSDs: the Intel SSD 910 Series. The Intel SSD 910 is offered in 400 GB and 800 GB capacities and is designed for post-deployment server storage upgrades. This SSD series uses Intel’s High Endurance Technology and a triple-layer stack of 25nm MLC NAND Flash memory. The drives [...]

March 28th, 2012, 10:40 AM

PNY Announces Addition of 2133 MHz and 1866 MHz PC Memory to XLR8 Lineup

PNY Technologies, Inc. (“PNY”) today announced the expansion of their XLR8 (ac·cel·er·ate) PC Memory to include 2133MHz and 1866MHz in 16GB and 8GB kits. The 2133MHz DDR3 CAS 10 desktop memory kit is available in 8GB (2 x 4GB) dual channel and 16GB (4 x 4GB) quad channel versions with 9-12-11-27 timings. PNY’s fastest memory kits to [...]