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Kingston to Support Next-Generation AMD Opteron Processors
RAM | Just Announced
Thu 17 Aug 2006

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 16 -- Kingston Technology announced the ValueRAM DDR2 ECC and Registered ECC memory modules, Kingston's new memory technology supporting Next-Generation AMD Opteron processors. The new memory modules leverage proven AMD64 technology with energy-efficient DDR2 memory and AMD PowerNow! technology capabilities to deliver stability, reliability and high performance. Kingston's ValueRAM DDR2 ECC and Registered ECC memory features speeds of up to 667 MHz, higher data bandwidths, lower power consumption and enhanced thermal performance. Combined with Next-Generation AMD Opteron processors, this latest memory technology creates a complete ready-for-market system.

"This is a significant development for Kingston, combining cutting-edge memory technology with the latest in processor development," said Mark Tekunoff, senior technology manager, Kingston Technology Company. "Kingston's ValueRAM DDR2 ECC and Registered ECC memory technology combined with Next-Generation AMD Opteron processors offers the perfect solution for consumers demanding leading price-performance, reduced operational costs, and the best in processor and performance memory."

"Working closely with Kingston, AMD takes another step forward in addressing the demands for high-quality, high-performance memory technology among the growing server/workstation market," said Pat Patla, Director, Server/Workstation Marketing, AMD (NYSE:AMD) . "Next-Generation AMD Opteron processors with Direct Connect Architecture provide a consistent, thermally-efficient roadmap that is critical for serving new generations of compute-intensive users, without compromising performance."

Kingston's ValueRAM DDR2 ECC and Registered ECC memory modules are currently available in 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, and 2 GB configurations to support high-end computing. Each module endures 24 hours of burn-in reliability testing, extensive dynamic testing and visual inspection. Kingston's ValueRAM DDR2 memory comes with a lifetime warranty and 24/7 technical support plus the legendary reliability that makes Kingston the leader in memory.

For more detailed information on Kingston's ValueRAM DDR2 technology and Kingston memory products, please visit the Kingston Technology Web site at or the ValueRAM Web site at