Advance Micro Devices is usually known for their processors and even graphics cards since the acquisition of ATI. So what else can AMD make for PC enthusiasts? You are right if you thought memory. AMD is teaming up with manufactures such as Patriot Memory making models such as the AMD Entertainment Edition and also Performance Edition memory. The Performance Editon of 2 x 4GB at 1600MHz is what this review is all about.
Kingston Technology launched the HyperX T1 series of memory back in November 2008. The computer market has dramatically changed since 2008 and enthusiasts in 2012 want aggressive looking heat spreaders that don’t interfere with CPU coolers. Kingston went back to the drawing board and came up with a new heat spreader design for the HyperX Predator series of memory modules. Read on to see how the new Kingston HyperX Predator 8GB 2666MHz memory kit does!
SanDisk recently announced SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 flash drive series, which is the fastest ever offered by the company. The SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash drive can transfer, store and share large files with speeds of up to 190MB/s read and 170MB/s write. It also doesn’t break the bank as it can be bought online for under $85 shipped. Is this your next USB 3.0 Flash drive?
Are you looking for a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Flash drive that is light on your wallet, but still great at moving around large files quickly? The Super Talent Express 3.0 ST1 and ST2 lines were created to do just that! We take a look at both of these USB 3.0 Flash Drives that cost under $20 to see how they perform. With sequential read speeds that are rated up to 90MB/s these drives should do well!
Kingston recently released the third generation of its popular MobileLite portable card reader. The MobileLite G3 is a compact, multi-functional USB 3.0 card reader that supports SD/SDHC/SDXC, microSD/SDHC/SDXC and MSPD memory card formats. Read on to see how this memory card reader does when we put it to the test with the world’s fastest microSDHC card that can run up to 95MB/s!
Last month SanDisk announced the world’s fastest mobile memory card with the release of the SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I card. We got our hands on the 16GB version of this card and try it out to see if we can reach the rated speeds of 95MB/sec read and up to 90MB/sec write. If you are wanting a fast memory card for your smartphone or tablet be sure to check this review out ans see if this is the right card for you!
Samsung has been making quality PC hardware and accessories for many years, but today we’re taking a look at their 30nm 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3 memory kit which is known to many enthusiasts as some of the best overclocking RAM for it’s price. We plan to see not only how well it performs at it’s stock settings, but also if it really lives up to it’s overclocking name! Read on to see what our test results show!
Corsair Vengeance series laptop memory upgrade kits are designed to unlock the full performance potential from you notebook. We take the Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3 1866MHz CL10 memory kit and put it to the test in our ASUS N56VM notebook with Intel Core i7-3720QM quad-core Ivy Bridge processor! Read on to see how easy it is to install this memory kit and to see how it improves overall system performance.
Kingston Technology is getting ready to release new HyperX dual-channel memory kits that have been engineered especially for the new Intel third-generation Core i7 and i5 processors (Ivy Bridge). These new kits range in speed from 1600MHz to 2800MHz and we got our hands on a 2800MHz kit a little early to give you a look at what to expect next month. Read on to see how our Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge CPU and Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H motherboard perform with some HyperX memory!
The Kingston HyperX Genesis series memory kit is considered the middle of the road when it comes to the HyperX brand line. We take an 8GB DDR3 1600MHz memory kit and thought we’d see how this very common kit performs. This dual-channel HyperX Genesis memory kit is Intel XMP-Certified, comes with grey heat spreaders and runs at a low latency timing of 9-9-9-27 at 1.65V. Find out how it performs and overclocks in our review!
Kingston recently announced the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Flash drive that is designed for enthusiasts and gamers, and we have been dying to see how fast this drive really is. Kingston has this drive rated up to 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write! Read on to see what we think of this drive and then see what the benchmark numbers reveal about the 64GB drive that we got for testing.
Designed for low profile and SFF systems, this Corsair Vengeance LP RAM is ideal for any scenario where module height is a concern. This Special Edition kit runs at a low 1.35V, decreasing power consumption and heat output. Find out how much power draw is saved and whether this RAM provides any additional overclocking headroom in our review!
Since we posted our launch article on the Intel Core i7-3960X we have been getting e-mails asking about detailed memory questions on the Intel X79 platform. Today, we show you how single, dual, triple and quad-channel performs on the Intel DX79SI motherboard! We also test out 1066, 1333, 1600, 1866 and 2133 MHz memory performance with a quad-channel kit to see what happens to performance at various clock speeds. This is a must read review if you are going Intel X79!
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 memory modules are designed with enthusiasts in mind. The kit we have today is an 8GB (2x4GB dual channel) 1600MHz memory kit which features 9-9-9-24 timings at only 1.5 Volts. Cerulean Blue aluminum heat spreaders help dissipate heat, and provide the aggressive look that you want in your gaming rig. This kit was designed for Intel Sandy Bridge processors and it will be interesting to see how it does!
With an integrated temperature sensor, aggressive heat spreaders, fast clock speed and decent timings, this 2x4GB DDR3 memory has a lot to offer. Crucial designed this 8GB 2000MHz DDR3 CL9 Ballistix kit with enthusiasts who need a lot of fast RAM in mind. Find how how they perform, how they overclock, and how well Crucial’s temperature sensor works in our review!