Kingston Releases DDR2-1150 and DDR2-1200 Modules
Kingston Technology First with Fastest 1.2 GHz Memory
High Frequency PC9200, PC9600 HyperX Modules Take Performance Computing to New Levels.
Fountain Valley, CA -- (December 6, 2006) -- Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the immediate availability of 1.150 GHz and 1.200 GHz DDR2 HyperX memory modules. To the delight of gaming and computing enthusiasts worldwide, Kingston is first to bring 100% production tested PC9600 HyperX memory to market and is concurrently bringing new high frequency PC9200 modules to market.
“Kingston HyperX memory is 100 percent production tested at full frequency specifications,” said Mark Tekunoff, senior technology manager, Kingston. “Add in a high-end gaming motherboard, AMD CPU, a proper power supply, proper cooling capabilities and overclocking skills--that’s when great gaming and benchmarking can be achieved,” continued Tekunoff.
“Achieving the highest performance possible has always been the goal of both enthusiast gamers and AMD,” said Reuven Soraya, director, chipset marketing, AMD. “Kingston’s new high frequency HyperX DDR2 9600’s (1.200 GHz) and 9200’s (1.150 GHz), in combination with AMD processors and chipsets take gaming to new levels of performance.”
“The testing for Kingston’s new HyperX modules was done on ASUS motherboards with ATI Radeon chipsets, nForce 600 chipsets, and i965 chipsets,” said Raymond Chen, Vice President of Marketing, ASUS Computer International. “It is clear that these modules, paired with high performance ASUS motherboards, bring the ultimate in high frequency gaming memory to PC enthusiasts.”
The new Kingston HyperX 1.1 GHz and 1.2 GHz modules are available in 512 MB and 1 GB capacities and 1- and 2-GB kits to support the latest in high-performance computing. Each module completes 24 hours of burn-in reliability testing, extensive dynamic testing and visual inspection. HyperX DDR2 memory comes with a lifetime warranty and 24/7 technical support.
HyperX 1.200 GHz and 1.150 GHz DIMM Features:
KHX9200D2/1G 1-GB 1.150 GHz DDR2 HyperX DIMM $ 259.00
KHX9200D2K2/1G 1-GB 1.150 GHz DDR2 HyperX DIMM Kit $ 273.00
KHX9200D2/512 512-MB 1.150 GHz DDR2 HyperX DIMM $ 137.00
KHX9600D2K2/2G 2-GB 1.200 GHz DDR2 HyperX DIMM $ 525.00
KHX9600D2/1G 1-GB 1.200 GHz DDR2 HyperX DIMM $ 263.00
KHX9600D2K2/1G 1-GB 1.200 GHz DDR2 HyperX DIMM $ 278.00
KHX9600D2/512 512-MB 1.200 GHz DDR2 HyperX DIMM $ 139.00
For more detailed information on Kingston memory products, please call 800-337-8410 or visit the Kingston Web site at: www.kingston.com.
Ugh. Let's move to DDR3 already. The only reason I can think of to have memory modules this fast is to try to overclock those new Conroes that are coming out with a 1333MHz FSB. Personally I would choose the 1066 version every time. It'll be interesting to see if there are any other tweaks to the architecture to try to get people to upgrade.
Is it worth going with the 1066 to allow me to unlink the memory (you can do that right????) and not bother trying to OC, or would I be better off with lower latency DDR2 800 in the hopes that it'll ramp up?
('Tis a whole new world for me needing to worry about 1-1 with C2D).
And at what pathetic price will these be sold ?
Looks like $278 PER 1GB Module.
Geez....just give me some Cell Shock ram here in North America already. :ph34r:
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