MEMORY NEWS

June 15th, 2011, 11:57 AM

Elpida Uses High-k Metal Gate Technology to Develop 2-gigabit DDR2 Mobile RAM

Elpida Memory, Inc., Japan’s leading global supplier of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), today announced the DRAM industry’s first-ever use of high-k metal gate (HKMG) technology to develop a 2-gigabit DDR2 Mobile RAM (LPDDR2) at the 40nm-class DRAM node. HKMG is technology that uses insulator film with a high dielectric constant (abbreviated to “high-k,” a [...]

June 14th, 2011, 9:57 AM

Patriot Memory Announces New AMD Black Edition Ready G2 Series Memory Kits

Patriot Memory, a pioneer in high-performance memory, NAND flash, storage and enthusiast computer products, today announces the new G2 series, AMD Edition memory kits for the next-generation AMD 9-series platforms. The new Patriot Memory G2 series, AMD Edition memory kits are the perfect match for enthusiasts seeking to extract every ounce of performance available from [...]

June 3rd, 2011, 11:06 AM

Kingston Digital Unveils First SandForce-based SSD

Kingston Technology today announced it has teamed up with SandForce Inc., a leader in high-performance SSD (Solid-State Drive) processors, to launch its first SATA Rev 3.0 (6Gb/s) based SSD targeted at enthusiasts, gamers, and performance users. The Kingston HyperX SSD feature the latest and most reliable SandForce controller to date, and is also available as [...]

June 1st, 2011, 10:35 AM

ADATA SSD Chosen for New Asus Notebook

ADATA Technology, a manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, and ASUS, a top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s bestselling and most award winning motherboards, today announced the signing of an agreement in which ASUS will use ADATA solid state drives (SSDs) in an upcoming line of [...]

May 31st, 2011, 11:57 AM

G.Skill Shows off New Memory Line at Computex

G.Skill, a manufacturer of  high performance solid-state storage, has released its latest SATA 3 6gbps SSD, Phoenix II Pro, based on the latest SandForce SF-2200 controller with an impressive write speed up to 60K IOPS, and numerous ultra high performance memory series designed for the latest released platforms at Computex 2011. The fastest 16GB kit for Intel Z68/P67 platform – [...]

May 26th, 2011, 12:07 PM

Corsair Announces World’s Fastest Production 8GB PC Memory Kit

FREMONT, California — May 26th, 2011 — Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the production of a Dominator® GTX 8GB dual-channel DDR3 kit guaranteed to operate at 2400MHz, with latency settings of 9-11-10-30, at a memory voltage of 1.65V. The 2400MHz kits are the [...]

May 11th, 2011, 5:05 PM

Gartner: SSDs to Reach “Mainstream Prices” in 2012

Market research firm Gartner believes that SSDs will “break into the mainstream” in 2012, and come close to eclipsing the $1/GB pricepoint, reports PC World. Gartner believes that prices will fall by 30% this year, and another 36% from 2011 to 2012. The reason for this drop in price, according to Gartner, is the increased [...]

April 26th, 2011, 11:25 AM

Kingston Launches Hyper-X Plug-And-Play Memory

Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the new HyperX Plug and Play (PnP) series of high-performance enthusiast memory. HyperX PnP are the first modules to scale the higher memory heights that are a part of the second generation Intel Core i5 and i7 CPUs. The memory is programmed with faster frequencies and when ‘plugged’ into [...]

April 19th, 2011, 12:31 PM

G.Skill releases DDR3 2300MHz 8GB memory for the Intel P67 platform

Taipei, Taiwanー19th April 2011ーG.Skill International Co. Ltd., manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid-state storage with solid quality, today announces the world’s fastest 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3 memory, rated at 2300MHz CL9 with only 1.65V voltage. This ultimate memory kit will join G.Skill award winning Ripjaws-X family and will be available soon via G.Skill global authorized [...]

March 29th, 2011, 10:01 AM

Corsair Announces Availability of 2000MHz Vengeance High-Performance DDR3 Memory Kits

Corsair today announced the availability of 2000MHz versions of the award-winning Vengeance family of DDR3 memory. The new 2000MHz kits are equipped with aluminum heat spreaders anodized in Jet Black. They join the 1600MHz Vengeance DDR3 memory kits, which are available in either Jet Black or Cerulean Blue, and the 1866MHz Vengeance DDR3 kit, available [...]