OCZ announced the release of the PC2-8000 Gold XTC DDR2 Series designed to run 1GHz+ speeds to deliver optimal memory performance on the latest Intel platforms. The launch of the new OCZ Gold DDR2-1000 solution will allow all users to achieve the greatest range of memory bandwidth, consequently enabling a superior computer gaming experience and enhanced overall system performance with all applications. OCZ will showcase the PC2-8000 Gold XTC series at CeBIT 2006 in Hannover, Germany to accompany the next generation platform releases that take place there annually. The PC2-8000 Gold XTC Series will be offered in 512MB and 1GB (1024MB) modules, as well as 1GB (2×512) and 2GB (2×1024) dual channel kits. The modules are rated to run at 1000MHz (DDR2-1000) at timings of 5-6-6-15.

OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high
performance and high reliability memory, today announced the release of the
PC2-8000 Gold XTC DDR2 Series designed to run 1GHz+ speeds to deliver optimal
memory performance on the latest Intel platforms. The launch of the new OCZ Gold
DDR2-1000 solution will allow all users to achieve the greatest range of memory
bandwidth, consequently enabling a superior computer gaming experience and
enhanced overall system performance with all applications. OCZ will showcase the
PC2-8000 Gold XTC series at CeBIT 2006 in Hannover, Germany to accompany the
next generation platform releases that take place there annually.

The PC2-8000 Gold XTC product line was developed to meet the demand for faster
and more reliable memory for the incoming surge of new platforms this spring. As
DDR2 shifts from a technology of the future to a solution of the present, OCZ is
committed to continually offering state-of-the-art DDR2 products as they are
demanded. Today’s PC gamers require the fastest speeds and highest bandwidth
rates as well as minimal power consumption that DDR2 technology can provide. The
new PC2-8000 Gold memory solution is ideal for the demanding computing
environments of gamers, 3D designers, and all users that push their systems by
frequently multitasking desktop applications.

"The simple fact that we can offer a DDR2-1000 solution is a true milestone in
memory technology and shows our commitment to being the market leader,"
commented Dr. Michael Schuette, VP of Technology Development at OCZ Technology.
"Innovation is moving faster and faster in the platform sector and requires
constant progression of our product lines. Because OCZ is prepared to offer 1GHz
speeds, consumers can truly benefit from the performance rewards of the latest
platforms."

In light of CeBIT and the numerous technological innovations that are displayed,
OCZ will present the new PC2-8000 Gold XTC at their exhibit in Hall 20, Stand
D05.

“The demand for ultra high speed DDR2 solutions is fueled by both the
introduction of next generation platforms and the ever increasing computing
demands put on systems by serious Gamers and Enthusiasts,” stated Alex Mei, VP
of Marketing, OCZ Technology. “OCZ is excited to showcase our new PC2-8000 Gold
XTC Series, which will offer gamers the preeminent DDR2 solution, at the
upcoming CeBIT show.”

As part of the award-winning Gold XTC series, the new PC2-8000 Gold features the
innovative OCZ XTC (Xtreme Thermal Convection) Heatspreaders. The unique design
used in the XTC heatspreaders optimizes the thermal management of memory modules
by promoting greater airflow than conventional heatspreader designs.

The PC2-8000 Gold XTC Series will be offered in 512MB and 1GB (1024MB) modules,
as well as 1GB (2×512) and 2GB (2×1024) dual channel kits. The modules are rated
to run at 1000MHz (DDR2-1000) at timings of 5-6-6-15. All OCZ Technology memory
is back by an industry leading Lifetime Warranty and direct Technical Support.