The Sandy Bridge-E is the first-ever consumer processor (as well as its platform) to support a quad-channel DDR3 memory architecture. We attempt to find out how much performance impact you would notice if toggling between different memory channel modes (dual, triple and quad) and memory frequency.
Looking for the best deals on desktops, notebooks, networking, PC accessories & software? We've scoured all three halls of Sitex to find the best bargains and highlights so that you don't have to. Enjoy!
Low voltage memory modules are among the latest 'green' products to hit the market. Join us as we pick four such DDR3 1600MHz memory modules to examine their eco-friendly credentials.
Nearly 70 attendees from our HardwareZone community joined us for an afternoon with Kingston while we gave a presentation on PC tech trends and explore Kingston's products. Attendees also stood a chance to win great prizes! For those who couldn't make it, here are some highlights, with video.
We give you an update of Kingston's endeavors in the SSD and memory markets as we spoke to several product and marketing executives to understand how they deal with both segments. Interesting facts and tidbits were shared in the process and we've captured them in this article.
AMD's shift to DDR3 memory with the Phenom II, coupled with falling prices for DDR3 memory modules, point to a turning point in the mainstream adoption of the newer memory standard. If you're still hesitant about getting DDR3 for your next rig, we tempt your wallets with this mega memory showdown involving 10 different dual and triple-channel DDR3 1600MHz kits.
As the scratch pad for any form of computation, memory is an essential component of a computer. Join us in remembering the past ten years of memory developments in this Hardware Zone special.
Patriot's new Viper Fin DDR3-1866 memory delivers on all counts with great cooling and performance. Enthusiasts will also find what they need with Intel XMP profiles and lots of extra bandwidth for manual overclocking. Read our full review after the jump.
The Patriot Extreme Performance PC3-15000 2GB Kit is memory for hardcore overclockers to take their PCs to the next level. At its rated 1866MHz speeds, this pair of memory can keep pace with extreme FSBs up to 460MHz. Find out how it performs right here.
After much hyping for their hybrid water-cooled FlexXLC memory, OCZ's next success story comes in the form of another exotic-cooled memory. The OCZ Reaper HPC is a self contained heat-dissipating juggernaut that pushes the barrier of DDR2 performance without breaking a sweat. Read the full review here.