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Six Low-Voltage Dual-Channel 8 GB Memory Kits, Overclocked
May 12, 2013 - in Reviews
We've abided by Intel's 1.55 V recommendation for two architectures and two die shrinks, yet most performance memory manufacturers ignore it. Recent problems with one of our builds raised the question, how far can we push RAM without killing CPUs?
GeIL Shows Off 109-button Mechanical Keyboard at Computex
Jun 10, 2012 - in News
The Taiwanese memory company is shaking things up a bit.
Four High-End Quad-Channel DDR3 Memory Kits For X79, Reviewed
Dec 26, 2011 - in Reviews
You just bought the fastest (and most expensive) desktop platform on the planet. Which company's memory will you use to populate Intel's quad-channel controller? We tested four purportedly high-end kits in order to find out which set is the best.
Seven 8 GB DDR3 Memory Kits For Your AMD A75 Motherboard
Sep 4, 2011 - in Reviews
Because integrated GPUs generally employ shared system memory, RAM performance has a significant effect on gaming frame rates. We're testing seven 8 GB DDR3 kits that manufacturers tell us are a perfect match for AMD’s mainstream Llano-based APUs.
Eight 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) Memory Kits For P67 Express, Rounded Up
Apr 17, 2011 - in Reviews
Intel’s newest platform lineup has the same memory requirements as P55 Express, yet some of the modules available for it are rated differently. We discuss those differences on our quest to find the best performance/price in an 8 GB dual-channel kit.
System Builder Marathon, December 2010: Value, Compared
Dec 19, 2010 - in Reviews
New benchmarks, new test methods, and new hardware mark exciting updates to this month’s System Builder Marathon. Today, we cover the most exciting part of all: the value competition. Remember, we're giving all three systems away, so enter to win them!
System Builder Marathon, December 2010: $1000 PC
Dec 13, 2010 - in Reviews
Although we were afraid of the results, this time around we decided to try something new, forgoing the Core i5 in favor of a dual-core Core i3 CPU in our build. Can the higher clock rate compensate for the loss of two physical cores in our $1000 system?
Triple-Channel DDR3: 6GB Kit Roundup
Jan 19, 2009 - in Reviews
Core i7 is breaking memory bandwidth records, but it’s taken a while for memory manufacturers to combine speed and capacity with moderate voltage levels. We’ve tested twelve 6.0 GB kits to find the best solution.
Going For 4GB: DDR2-1066 Kit Round-Up
Sep 21, 2008 - in Reviews
Seven of the highest-profile memory vendors sent in their latest 2 x 2GB DDR2-1066 kits, which we poked, prodded, and of course, overclocked. We have two Recommended Buy awards for you this time!