As the Apple iMac G5 series continues to gain market share among multimedia users many are finding out that the original system specifications are not up to par. Today we take apart an Apple iMac G5 and show you how to install additional memory modules to improve system performance.
OCZ Gold Series EL PC-3200 with Voltage eXtreme technology is a revolutionary line of memory designed to pursue a new level of DDR performance. At 2.6V volts the VX modules feature 2-3-3 timings, but running at 3.2 volts, the PC-3200 Gold VX is capable of blistering timings of 2-2-2! We take these eXtreme modules and put them to the test today for your reading pleasure.
Back in January of 2005, Corsair released a press release about their new “smart” memory modules, dubbed “Xpert.” Since then they have been raved about as one of the most innovative products on the market for memory since activity lights. Today LR takes a look at a single 512MB module utilizing the fantastic Xpert display.
Mushkin’s XP4000 Redline memory modules aim at eliminating the memory as a potential bottleneck when overclocking. With 2-2-2 timings at DDR500 these modules might be able to do just that. Get the active cooling ready and crank up the voltage, because Redline memory has arrived.
With Secure Digital media cards becoming more popular we are starting to see faster cards enter the market. Kingston was one of the first with a 133x SD memory card and we take it for a test spin to see how it performs during our daily grind. Read on to see if a high-speed SD card is something you need to invest in!
Corsair’s PC2-5400UL memory was the first on the market at 675MHz to offer tight timings of 3-2-2. Today, we take their new Micron D9 “Fat Body” memory modules out for a test drive all the way up to 1066MHz! If you are looking to upgrade your old DDR2 or looking to buy new this is a must read!
Centon Electronics is starting to focus on the enthusiast memory market in recent months and today we bring you a preview of their memory. LR gets the chance to look at some PC2-5400 modules before they hit the street to see and gives our thoughts on Centon’s move into Corsair & Kingston’s market space.
In recent weeks it seems that every hardware enthusiast has been asking about UTT based memory modules. Everyone that brings up UTT memory modules such as OCZ’s VX Memory thinks these are new and super fast IC’s that just hit the market. These “new” IC’s are based off the old Winbond die revisions, and the term UTT is nothing new for those in the memory industry. What consumers don’t understand is that…
Kingston Launched a new line of validated ValueRAM modules for Intel-based servers today and we take a closer look at what validation is all about. This schema change is important for system builders, vendors, and all other consumers looking to build a servers based on Intel Validated parts.
Just a couple weeks ago Kingston made headlines when they launched the world’s fastest DDR2 memory modules. The new speed grade was called PC2-6000 and runs at a frequency of 750MHz with 4-4-4 timings. Today we take a look at PC2-6000 memory versus PC2-5400 memory and see which comes on top.
By using the just released Corsair XMS PC-5400UL modules Legit Reviews has managed to surpass the 1000MHz memory barrier by a hair. This was done by running at 500.3MHz or 1000.6MHz DDR2 at loose 5-5-5-15 timings. Did we mention that this was also done on the new Intel Dual Core CPU?
Corsair Memory is moving to a new bigger building with more office space and we were on hand to take a peak months in advance. We also saw some unreleased Ultra Low latency DDR2 675MHz memory that they are showing off at IDF this week. How does 3-2-2 timings at 675MHz on DDR2 sound?
Rumors are flying that Samsung TCCD IC’s are no longer being produced and that enthusiasts need to stock up on memory modules. We take a look at the situation and go straight to the memory companies to see what is really going on. Read on to see if you should stock up on rations or ignore the press.
Kingston showed off their upcoming DDR2 memory today and it is rated at PC2-6000 (750MHz). The memory is not out on the market yet and Kingston says there is one major holdup… Lack of motherboards supporting memory frequencies.