MEMORY NEWS

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 [...]

March 7th, 2012, 10:43 AM

G.SKILL Demos the Fastest Quad Channel Memory at CeBIT 2012

G.SKILL, the worldwide leading high performance memory designer, has shown the fastest quad channel memory at a whopping speed of DDR3 2666 MHz 16 GB(4 x 4 GB) with ASUS ROG RAMPAGE IV EXTREME motherboard and Intel Core i7-3960X processor at CeBIT 2012. To provide overclocking enthusiasts the best memory solution, G.SKILL R&D team is always dedicated [...]

March 2nd, 2012, 10:28 AM

Super Talent Introduces 2133 MHz Over-Clocked Quad-Channel DDR3

Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of NAND flash solutions, today announces the 2133 MHz Quadra kit, our fastest over-clocked quad-channel DDR3 kit to date. The Quadra series was designed to give PC enthusiasts the ultimate computing experience. These new 2133 MHz module enable our customers to take full advantage of the new 6-Core processor [...]

March 2nd, 2012, 9:47 AM

Swiss Overclocker Sets DDR3 Speed Record

With an ample supply of liquid nitrogen chilling his components to -197c, Swiss Overclocker Christian Ney has shattered the world record for DDR memory frequency pushing his G.Skill Extreme RipjawsZ RAM to 3,736 MHz. Before Mr. Ney’s successful attempt the previous record stood at 3,600 MHz. “It was a lot of fun while tweaking G.Skill memory,” [...]

February 28th, 2012, 6:02 PM

Memory Market Convergence Continues with WD-Toshiba Deal

After its plan to purchase Hitachi Global Storage Technologies spooked worldwide antitrust regulators, Western Digital announced today that it had agreed to sell Toshiba some of its 3.5 inch HDD manufacturing assets and related Intellectual Property. As part of this deal Toshiba will transfer its damaged HDD manufacturing plant in Thailand to Western Digital, which [...]

February 2nd, 2012, 9:25 AM

RunCore Announces the 2.5-inch SATA 3 Pro-V MAX Solid State Drive

RunCore, a leading manufacturer of high-performance and rugged solid state drives (SSDs) today announced the availability of its latest SATA 3 SSD. “The new 2.5″ SATA3, 6Gbs, drive is the nice addition to our existing portfolio of SSD products. The Pro-V MAX is based on the SF-2281 controller with the optimized firmware (the Golden FW). [...]