Have you ever seen a setting called Trc in your motherboard’s advanced memory settings page? Today Legit Reviews looks at this parameter and what it means to system performance. By lowering the Trc value from 35 to 15 on a kit of Corsair PC2-10000C5 modules we were able to improve performance across the board. How much you ask? Read on to find out!
Now that LR has installed Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit we can dive deeper into the new features of Vista. The ReadyBoost feature is only found in Windows Vista and allows you to use a USB key as virtual memory in order to enhance performance. This can improve small random I/O for people who lack the expansion slots, money, and or technical expertise to add additional RAM.
Kingston’s new high frequency HyperX DDR2 9600’s are the fastest production modules that are in stock and for sale here in the Unites States. With a mind staggering frequency 1200MHz at 5-5-5-15 they are sure to be winners when they come to performance. We take a kit of the modules and push it up to 1300MHz at 5-5-5-15 2T then go the other direction and run it at 800MHz 3-3-3-9 1T.
OCZ Technology unveiled the OCZ PC2-9200 FlexXLC memory kit this week and we have a sneak peak at this revolutionary new memory solution today here on Legit Reviews. hese new modules feature the new OCZ FlexXLC heatsink that delivers superior heat dissipation via a hybrid copper and aluminum design alterable between passive air or water cooling. Read on to check this new design out!
Celebrating the company?s 1 millionth premium modules shipped in 2006, Corsair will offer 5 custom 2GB DDR2-8888 gold-plated DOMINATOR memory kits as contest prizes for the ?Why I Love Corsair? 200-word essay contest. Legit Reviews has managed to find out that these modules are 18K gold plated and even got Corsair Co-Founder Andy Paul to pose for us with the modules! Read on to see how these modules can be had for free.
There are many players in the computer memory industry that are trying to claw their way to the top and become a name that is synonomous with enthusiasts. Buffalo Technology is one of those companies, and though they are not “new” in the industry, they are trying to break into the enthusiast realm. Do they have what it takes to do it? Find out as we take a look at their PC2-8500 offering.
Super Talent has recently introduced some new heat spreaders and really quick 1000MHz DDR2 overclocked memory kits for the gaming enthusiasts. Legit Reviews takes a look at their 2GB kit (T1000UX2G4) and run it at 1GHz with 4-5-4-15 timings and see how the latest and greatest memory from Super Talent does. If you’ve never heard of Super Talent or are looking for some 1GHz memory read on!
OCZ Technology offers gamers some serious memory bandwidth with their 2GB PC2-8800 Gold Edition memory kit as it runs at 1.1GHz. Legit Reviews gets a chance to try out this DDR2-1100 (1100MHz) kit with 5-6-6-15 timings to see how they operate on one of our test benches. The results were nothing less than impressive and give even the fastest modules on the market a run for their money.
Corsair’s DOMINATOR memory series features Dual-path Heat Xchange
(DHX) technology and has the world?s first PC2-8888 C4 (1111MHz at CAS Latency 4) speed rating on a production pair of 1 GByte modules. Today we take the XMS2 PC2-8888C4 modules out for a spin and see if they make a difference when it comes to system performance. Hold on tight because these modules reached over 1220MHz at 4-4-4-12 timings!
Introduction Due to the intense competition in the flash drive market, prices have fallen and what was once only for the tech-elite, now is for the everyday consumer. No longer are we content with the 256MB or even 512MB sizes, the whopping 2GB is now on the horizon. One of the company?s leading the way …more
With Intel Conroe systems coming to market and AMD’s AM2 platform already available the need for enthusiast DDR2 memory has never been greater. Today we take a look at Corsair’s PC2-6400C3 memory line, which is aimed at overclockers and gamers. The Twin2X2048-6400C3 comes with Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP) and tight timings of 3-4-3-9.
Today, we take a look a 2GB kit of PC2-6400 Low Latency memory, which is one of the most recent additions in Kingston’s HyperX series. Kingston’s KHX6400D2LLK2/2G kit consists of two low-latency DDR2 800MHz modules that operate at 4-4-4-12 memory timings. Read on to see how this kit performs our on Intel test platform.
Now that AMD’s AM2 processors have been unleased into the wild, AMD users now have to make the transition over to DDR2 memory as DDR1 modules will no longer do the job needed. Today we take a look at 667MHz versus 800MHz modules, different memory timings, and a 2GB kit versus a 4GB kit of low latency memory. We managed to increase DOOM 3 performance by nearly 19 percent as a result.
The Super Talent T800UX2GC4 memory kit is a 2GB memory kit that is rated to operate at 800MHz with 4-4-3-8 timings. With upcoming AMD chipsets like the nForce 590 SLI supporting 800MHz DDR2 memory now is the time to start taking a look at various DDR2 brands! Read on as we introduce Super Talent for the first time and look at their memory.