Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) price may increase come March, as Japanese PC chip maker Elpida considers raising DRAM prices in view of growing demand. Projected price for 2Gb DRAM chips in March could be as high as $2.50, a 19% increase over the current $2.10.
In a surprising turn of events, OCZ announced that it will completely leave the DRAM market to focus on Solid State Drives (SSDs). Let’s hope they maintain their Lifetime Warranties like they do on the DRAM.
OCZ Technology Group, renowned manufacturer of solid state drives (SSD), power supplies and memory modules for computers, has recently unveiled their latest and fastest SSD solutions to date at the Consumer Electronics Show this year at Las Vegas. Among the new products showcased include Vertex 3 Pro SSD, Z-Drive R3 PCI-Express SSD, as well as their 80-Plus Gold
Soft PC demand in the first half of 2010 coupled with an increased factory output of the memory modules in the second half of 2010 has led to an overwhelming supply of RAMs. This growing supply and falling demand has also led in the drop of DRAM prices.
Kingston has announced the HyperX Genesis Special Edition Grey dual-channel 4GB DDR3 memory kits, designed for Intel’s newly launched Sandy Bridge platform. The Special Edition Grey will be available in 1600MHz and 2133MHz flavors initially.
Kingston has announced the SDHC UHS-I UltimateXX 8GB, 16GB and 32GB memory cards. With data transfer rates of up to 60MB/sec read and 35MB/sec write, the UltimateXX meets standards set by the Secure Digital Association for next-level performance in SD card technology.
Samsung announced today that it has completed development of the industry’s first DDR4 DRAM module last month, using 30nm class process technology. The new DDR4 DRAM module can achieve data transfer rates of 2.133Gbps at 1.2V, compared to 1.35V and 1.5V DDR3 DRAM at an equivalent process technology.
G.Skill has launched a whole range of performance memory kits, dubbed RipjawsX for the new Intel Sandy Bridge platform. These memory modules are available in 1333MHz, 1600MHz, 1866MHz, 2133MHz, 2200MHz and 2300MHz flavors. Maximum memory capacity offered by this series is 16GB, on selected models only.
Corsair has announced the launch of a new, highly overclocked, low voltage memory kit. This 4GB Dominator GT memory kit, implemented using a matched pair of 2GB DIMMs, is guaranteed to operate at 2133MHz, with latency settings of 9-11-9-27, and at a memory voltage of only 1.5V.
Super Talent Technology has started shipping their new 8GB Registered-ECC DDR3 DRAM modules to support low-voltage Intel Westmere platforms.
Samsung has started mass producing 100GB and 200GB enterprise-class solid state drives that use 40nm SLC NAND flash chips. Performance wise, these new SSDs can reach nearly 50,000 IOPS and boast 260MB/sec transfer rates.
Store nearly 29,000 photos, over 6,000 songs or more than 2,000 minutes of video with Kingston’s new 32GB microSDHC Class 4 card. This ultra-large capacity card has been tested on the latest crop of smartphones such as the HTC Evo 4G and Motorola Droid X to ensure compatibility and reliability.
ADATA has introduced its new XPG Gaming Series DDR3-1333G low voltage memory kits for gaming enthusiasts using Intel’s P55, H55, H57 and X58 Express platforms, and also HTPC users.
Transcend has launched the 4GB aXeRam™ DDR3-2400 dual-channel memory kit, designed for use with Intel’s LGA 1156 Core i7 systems. This top-of-the-line kit boosts system performance with a perfect combination of low voltage, high clock speed, and low latency.
Kingston Technology has introduced HyperX DDR3 modules with heatspreaders that can be connected to watercooling setups. Known as the HyperX H2O, these kits are available in various capacities and frequencies.
Who says USB thumbdrives have to be dull and ugly? Well, Taiwanese memory manufacturer, Transcend, has announced the luxurious 16GB JetFlash V95C which has a deep-gloss lacquer accent panel and Swarovski sapphire crystal.
G.Skill has launched the Ultimate Workstation Memory Kit exclusively for the EVGA Classified Super Record 2 (SR-2) motherboard: a whopping 48GB of memory at 1900MHz CL8, consisting of 12 hand-picked and hand-tested DIMMs.
GeIL announces the launch of the all new DDR3 Value PLUS & Ultra PLUS Series to be added to GeIL’s high performance memory line of products. Press Release inside.
“Usually high speed and high density don’t go hand in hand, but our newly introduced high density 2133MHz memory solutions are engineered to do exactly that,” said Alex Mei, CMO at the OCZ Technology Group. “Designed for more than just raw speed, these new kits deliver an excellent blend of performance, density and reliability for
Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the kick-off of the on-site activity during the anticipating and exciting World Cyber Games 2010 (herein known as ‘WCG’) in Singapore.