RAM

January 11th, 2011

G.Skill Ripjaws F3-16000CL9D-8GBRM 2x4GB Memory Review

As CPU memory controllers continue to become the bottleneck when it comes to overclocking memory, having modules that can keep up has become increasingly important.  G.Skill’s Ripjaws modules are currently known as some of the best modules on the market in terms of price and overall performance while offering a good amount of overhead for [...]


November 10th, 2010

OCZ Flex EX PC3-17000 8GB CL10 Memory Review

As memory prices have been falling, manufacturers have jumped on the “more is better” bandwagon and are releasing kits with absolutely massive capacities.  In this review we take a look at OCZ’s new Flex EX series which features the best of both worlds:  two 4GB modules and a speed rating of PC3-17000 or DDR3-2133 in [...]


September 1st, 2010

Mushkin Ridgeback PC3-12800 4GB DDR3 Memory Review

The sub-$150 memory market is thick with products from the likes of Corsair, OCZ, G.Skill, Patriot and so many others.  Mushkin is now adding their name to the list with their new Ridgeback series.  In this review we take a look at their PC3-12800 4GB kit.  Does it have the chops to compete with numerous [...]


February 10th, 2010

G.Skill ECO PC3-12800 CL7 2x2GB Memory Review

In this day and age, it seems like efficiency is becoming more and more important to consumers and manufacturers are scrambling to release products that cater to this expanding market.  In this review we take a look at G.Skill’s ECO series of memory that may not cater to overclockers but they promise to offer class-leading [...]


February 1st, 2010

Corsair Dominator GTX2 PC3-18000 CL8 Memory Review

In the world of extreme overclocking, the best of the best are always looking for the next big thing which will allow them to push their systems to new heights.  Corsair has recently introduced a new line of modules which are the epitome of their current Dominator series. Dubbed the GTX2, these are geared to [...]


August 11th, 2009

G.Skill Trident 6GB PC3-16000 CL9 DDR3 Memory Kit Review

As the i7 bandwagon marches on, the motherboards and memory associated with the platform have fallen in price to the point where this once-high end option is looking more and more viable for a great many people.  Today we take a look at a value-oriented yet overclocker friendly memory kit from G.Skill:  the Trident 6GB [...]


July 22nd, 2009

OCZ Blade 3x2GB PC3-17000 CL8 Tri Channel Memory Review

With the recent spat of memory recalls from certain manufacturers, some enthusiast products have been brought under close scrutiny.  Luckily, OCZ seems to have been sheltered from the issues and their high end memory kits are still going strong.  In this review we take a look at their highest-clocking tri-channel kit: the OCZ Blade PC3-17000. [...]


June 17th, 2009

OCZ Blade 3x2GB PC3-16000 CL7 DDR3 Tri Channel Memory Review

Memory manufacturers have always pushed the limits and few have done more pushing than OCZ.  Their new Blade PC3-1600 tri channel kit is made to continue their tradition of offering enthusiasts the best of the best.  They have pushed current DDR3 technology to the max but what happens when we push back with some of [...]


May 27th, 2009

Mushkin Redline Ascent 3x2GB XP3-12800 C6 Memory Review

Mushkin hasn’t been seen around these parts for quite some time now but they been nonetheless working on some interesting products.  One of those is their new Redline Ascent 3x2GB XP3-12800 C6 kit for Intel’s i7 processors.  In this review we take these modules to the max with not only our usual suite of benchmarks but [...]


March 15th, 2009

OCZ 6GB PC3-12800 Platinum Triple Channel Memory Kit Review

The months since the Intel Core i7 launch have been filled with ups and down in the component industry but one thing has remained a constant: falling DRAM prices. This has lead to triple channel kits becoming more and more affordable. Today we take a look at a sub-$175 tri-channel 1600Mhz kit from none other [...]