If you’re using Windows Vista, then you’ve probably noticed the new memory requirements. In Windows XP you could get away with 1GB of memory, with 2GB making it run much smoother. To get the same smooth experience from Vista, you really need to double the memory, due in part to some of the new services that Vista [...]
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Computer memory has been getting faster and faster the past few years, yet it is still one of the slowest bottlenecks in our systems. If you’ve purchased a compuer or motherboard within the last few years, then the chipsets require use of DDR2, which range in speeds from 553Mhz to over 1 GHz! RAM has [...]
PC gamers have always been on the bleeding edge of technology. As a matter of fact, PC gamers have been the driving economic force creating the need for monster video cards faster processors, and PC evolution in general. DDR2 memory is the latest offspring of the PC evolution, providing more memory bandwidth per cycle than [...]
Recently OCModShop was sent a brand new product from Crucial Technology, a 1Gigabyte kit of its latest Ballistix Tracer PC4000 modules. Crucial, a division of Micron, produces memory products that cross the gamut from the high performance enthusiasts level Ballistix modules to SD flash memory. Crucial has had a line of Ballistix PC4000 on [...]
Power Memory International has been a RAM manufacturer 1990 however they just merged with PQI memory which was established in 1997. They will continue to sell RAM but from now on will be branded with PQI instead of PMI. This 512MB PC3200 Dual Channel (2x256MB) Platinum 2-3-2-6 kit was sent over for testing. PMI/PQI [...]
With the release of all of the DDR333 motherboards the overclockers have something faster and capable of handling fast quality RAM. DDR333 is classified as 2700, which is rated for 333MHz. If you are a true overclocker and want the faster RAM you can get either 3000, which is rated for 366MHz, or 3200, which [...]