Sunday, September 10, 2006

Tech Link (Memory): Crucial Ballistix DDR2 PC2 8000 (1000Mhz) 2 gig kit

Xtremecomputing reviews this baby, a mouthful 2GB dual channel kit memory modules. I am not sure why they seem impressed when this baby ran DDR2-1000@CL5-5-5-14@2.3v vs it's rated spec of DDR2-1000@CL5-5-5-15@2.2v. I mean, they even called it overclocking and added a fan to achieve that. Oh well, if you are impressed with such (I am not), go give it a try. The only thing I like in that review is that they used this RAM on Chipzilla platform. Expand for more..

The Crucial story starts with Micron Technology, Inc., one of the largest dynamic random access memory (DRAM) manufacturers in the world and the only one based in the U.S. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Micron manufactures DRAM chips and assembles them into high-quality memory modules for sale to original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs") worldwide. Over the past 26 years, Micron has learned that when you make some of the very best memory in the world, lots of companies want it, from computer makers to wireless device manufacturers to printer producers.

But then Micron asked, well, what about the end user? What about the everyday folks who want to upgrade their existing systems with OEM-quality memory—the home desktop user, the IT network guy, the student notebook user? Why don't we offer our memory to the public, at factory-direct pricing? So in 1996,

Source:Crucial Ballistix DDR2 PC2 8000 (1000Mhz) 2 gig kit

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