DDR2 Pricing Update

DDR2 Pricing Update

DDR2 Is Soon To Be A Common Enthusiast Part, But What About Cost! The next generation motherboards that will be using DDR2 are not too far away, and we were shocked to find that companies like Corsair and Crucial already have DDR2 sitting on store shelves for sale! The reason this shocked us is the …more

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Kingmax Hardcore PC-4000 Memory

Kingmax Hardcore PC-4000 Memory

Introduction: We have been working with Kingmax now for well over a year and while their presence in North America is not overwhelming the company is alive and doing well overseas. One of the keys to their market success is due to low price points while also introducing innovative marketing techniques, the most noticeable being …more

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PMI PC-4200 Turbo Memory

PMI PC-4200 Turbo Memory

Introduction Right now the memory industry is undergoing some changes that should heavily impact the prices on memory modules if all goes as some are forecasting. The ongoing trend that is taking place deals with the fact that many overseas memory companies that produce DRAM modules for world famous computer manufacturers are starting to produce …more

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Corsair XMS PC-4400 Memory

Corsair XMS PC-4400 Memory

Introduction: With the upcoming launch of DDR II motherboards it is safe to assume that DDR550 may be one of the last major speed grades available in DDR I from Corsair memory as they shift their attention to DDR II. While Corsair won’t confirm or deny that this will be the fastest DDR I module …more

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OCZ EL DDR PC-3700 Dual Channel Gold Rev. 2 Memory

OCZ EL DDR PC-3700 Dual Channel Gold Rev. 2 Memory

Introduction: It has been some time since we last looked at an unbuffered module from OCZ, but today we are looking at OCZ’s Dual Channel Gold Edition PC-3700 Revision 2 memory modules. This kit has been praised by many in the enthusiast community as being the memory kit that does tight timings at both mid …more

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Kingston HyperX PC-4300 Memory

Kingston HyperX PC-4300 Memory

Introduction: With DDR1 reaching the ends of it’s dominance memory companies are rolling out some extremely fast modules for those looking to get every last drop of bandwidth out of their Intel i848/865/875P motherboards! Kingston was a bit late to the DDR500+ memory market and when they finally released a product it was rated at …more

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Behind Closed Doors @ Corsair Memory, Inc.

Behind Closed Doors @ Corsair Memory, Inc.

Introduction: Last month I was able to get out to California and was given the opportunity to go behind closed doors at Corsair and tour their entire company. Corsair modules are assembled in Fremont, California by a work force of almost 140 employees working two full shifts. I was shown everything they had at their …more

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Corsair XMS 1GB DDR400 Registered Memory

Corsair XMS 1GB DDR400 Registered Memory

Introduction: With many more power users picking up the AMD Opteron and Athlon64 FX processors the end users are finding themselves confused with which dual memory channel registered memory brand to purchase. If you are going to spend the big bucks on one of these processors, more than likely a pair of top quality registered …more

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PC4000 HyperX Examined

PC4000 HyperX Examined

Introduction: Legit Reviews has the honor to work closely with the majority of the memory manufacturers in the world and recently learned that Kingston has begun using some Hynix IC’s on their PC4000 line. Prior to using Hynix IC’s Kingston was using Samsung Revision “C” IC’s on their PC4000 memory modules and received some negative …more

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HyperX 1GB DDR400 Registered Memory

HyperX 1GB DDR400 Registered Memory

Introduction: As many of you know, the AMD Opteron and Athlon64 FX processor both require dual memory channel registered memory. If you are going to spend the big bucks on one of these processors, more than likely a pair of registered DDR400 modules are next in line to be ordered. If you look around the …more

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OCZ EL DDR PC-4200 Dual Channel Preview

OCZ EL DDR PC-4200 Dual Channel Preview

Introduction: Today we have a look at a "Beta" product from OCZ Technologies; the dual channel kit of 4200EL DDR. OCZ Technologies has begun to ship Beta samples for us to test! This dual-channel kit contains two 256mb sticks, rated at a speed of 533MHz DDR with timings of 3-4-4-8.They are packaged that way because …more

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Mushkin 1GB PC4000 Dual Pack

Mushkin 1GB PC4000 Dual Pack

Introduction: It is hard to believe that it has been over a month since out our 6-way DDR500 roundup shocked the community with some new testing methods and crowned a winner for the best memory on the market. Since we have posted our roundup we have taken a look at Corsair’s XMS Pro 4000 and …more

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Corsair TwinX1024-4000Pro Memory Kit

Corsair TwinX1024-4000Pro Memory Kit

Introduction: A few weeks ago on September 15, 2003 Corsair released a new line of memory (XMS Pro) that was aimed directly at the heart of the enthusiast and DIY (Do-It-Yourself) crowd. The new modules have been altered, but the changes do not have an impact on performance. This is good news as all the …more

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6-Way 1GB DDR500 Round-up

6-Way 1GB DDR500 Round-up

Introduction: Have you ever taken the time to read a review on a product and later purchased it only to find out that the reviewers got hand picked “special” samples? Yeah, we know it happens, and quite often we (insiders) purchase something on our own that is very different from the samples that were sent …more

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