25th October 2007

Transcend launches DDR2 1200MHz 2GB kits

Transcend’s new gaming RAM, aXeRam DDR2-1200+, use only Micron D9 chips. Sticks with these chips are usually the top pick for overclockers, as they usually run stable at very high overclock and don’t require as high of a voltage as some other chips. This is true with Transcend’s new ram, as it it only requires 2.2v to achieve 1200MHz. Some other brands require … Read the full entry »

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3rd October 2007

Transcend releases very low profile memory modules for servers

Transcend is releasing very low profile (VLP) ECC DDR2 DIMMs server memory modules. They are targeted at the 1U and blade server markets, as well as embedded systems. The DIMMs being 40% shorter than standard DIMMs lets manufacturers orient the RAM slots in the normal vertical orientation, rather than the standard 45-degree slots to use … Read the full entry »

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5th September 2007

OCZ releases memory SPD reprograming utility

Serial Presence Detect (SPD) is a technology on ram sticks that lets motherboards automatically set up the correct clock speed and timings. This was first introduced in SDRAM, though some cheaper SDRAM sticks didn’t have SPD chips or didn’t function quite right. Both DDR and DDR2 use SPD and … Read the full entry »

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