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Interview with PDP Systems/Patriot Memory: Memory for the Masses from 1985 until Today
[04/07/06 | by Anna Filatova]

Today we would like to offer you an interview with the CEO of PDP Systems/Patriot Memory. We have already reviewed the memory products from this company on our site multiple times, and today we got a great opportunity to ask some questions to the man who got this all started – Paul Jones.

Roundup of 2GB DDR SDRAM Memory Kits for Overclockers
[02/10/06 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

High capacity fast DDR SDRAM for overclocking enthusiasts is no longer a rare thing to see these days. The leading memory manufacturers have finally started offering more and more kits of the kind. In our today’s roundup we will take a closer look at 2GB DDR SDRAM kits from Corsair, OCZ, G.Skill and PQI.

2GB of RAM: Do We Really Need That Much?
[02/02/06 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

How much RAM should a contemporary computer system have? This is a very important question for many users out there. In our new test session we compared the performance of systems equipped with 1GB and 2GB of RAM.

Aeneon Memory Modules from Infineon: First Test Drive in X-bit’s Labs
[12/13/05 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Not so long ago a new brand – Aeneon from Infineon – appeared in the memory market. The official positioning of the Aeneon memory solutions is "right answer for price-performance orientated customer needs". However, it is our job to check this statement out. So read our detailed review of Aeneon product family today!

Kingston HyperX KHX7200D2K2/1G (DDR2-900 SDRAM) Memory Modules Review
[11/17/05 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Our new DDR2 SDRAM review is devoted to top overclocker’s memory modules from Kingston. Let’s find out if this solution manages to overcome the 1GHz bar and get side by side with the today’s leaders in overclocking DDR2 SDRAM segment.

DDR700 SDRAM as It Really Is: Patriot PDC1G5600ELK (PC5600) Memory Modules Review
[10/11/05 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

The newly released DDR700 SDRAM and its performance are the subject matter of this review. Are Patriot PDC1G5600ELK modules the fastest available or there’s a hitch somewhere?

Corsair TWIN2X1024-8000UL Memory Modules Review
[09/22/05 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Today you will get acquainted with another memory solution that managed to surpass 1GHz threshold. It is going to be overclocker DDR2 SDRAM memory from Corsair. This memory manufacturer is very well-known for their excellent products. For example, their DDR2-1000 modules boast the lowest latencies than the competitors.

Memory Market Overview: September 2005
[09/13/05 | by Anna Filatova]

August was a pretty slow month, however there were quite a few interesting things happening in the memory market. The extreme growth of the manufacturers’ production capacities, the leveling-out of the DDR1 and DDR2 prices, the developments on the DDR3 side and more in our monthly overview.

Crucial Ballistix PC2-8000 (BL2KIT6464AA1005) Memory Modules Review
[09/06/05 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

In our new review of overclocker’s DDR2 SDRAM memory modules we are going to introduce to you another solution promising to conquer the 1GHz top. And it did! Check out our new article for details!

DDR2 SDRAM for Overclocking Fans: Getting Beyond 1GHz
[08/22/05 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Using new overclocker-friendly modules of DDR2 SDRAM – Corsair TWIN2X1024A-5400UL, Mushkin XP2-6400 DDR2 and OCZ DDR2 PC2-8000 Platinum Enhanced Latency Dual Channel – we are going to check the performance of Pentium 4 systems with DDR2-1067 and DDR2-800 SDRAM. You will also see how memory frequency and timings affect the overall performance of a Pentium 4 platform.

DDR650? - No Problem! Two Memory Kits from G.SKILL in Our Lab
[08/20/05 | by Kirill ]

We would like to introduce to you memory solutions from the Taiwanese G.SKILL company targeted for extreme overclockers. Two memory kits, DDR600 and DDR566, are going through detailed testing in our lab today. You’ve always wanted to get excellent characteristics for a modest price. Now you can go for it with G.SKILL memory!

Memory Market Overview: August 2005
[08/02/05 | by Anna Filatova]

Summer is traditionally considered to be a slow season, but not this year and not in the memory market. Exciting details from the "Rambus vs. the rest of world" story, the end of the MHz race in the memory modules market, unexpected price growth in the memory chip market, and more in X-bit’s monthly coverage.

Three SD Cards and One MMC Card Reviewed
[07/17/05 | by Andrey Kuznetcov]

We are going to look at three different Secure Digital memory cards and one Reduced-Size MultiMediaCard from Kingston and RiDATA in our today’s article. These small solutions are getting more and more popular in the big market of consumer electronics and computer multimedia products. Check out our article for performance details now!

Memory Market Overview: June 2005
[06/09/05 | by Anna Filatova]

Despite all the exciting events happening this month, such as E3, Computex, NVIDIA Editors' Day, I still continue telling you about the news from the memory industry. Learn what was cool and exciting in May and what to expect in the future from the monthly overview!

Memory Market Overview: May 2005
[05/11/05 | by Anna Filatova]

What has been happening in the memory market lately? We are going to discuss the situation with the memory prices, the changes in the market shares, new established joint projects and of course, new products that might be of interest to hardware enthusiasts and overclockers, as well as to ordinary users.

DDR600 SDRAM Tested: OCZ EL DDR PC-4800 Dual Channel Platinum Review
[05/09/05 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Our review will be devoted to a truly great overclocker’s product that can add a lot of potential to your Athlon 64 platform. Find out what the advantages of the DDR600 for the Athlon 64 platform are from our new review of this award-winning memory kit!

Memory Market Overview: April 2005
[04/07/05 | by Anna Filatova]

This month we will pay most attention to the situation in the memory chips market, the pricing and the company shares there. Also, we will certainly mention the latest achievements in the memory technology development and try to predict what the coming spring is going to bring us.

Memory Market Overview: March 2005
[03/18/05 | by Anna Filatova]

New product announcements, new memory technologies (such as ovonic unified memory), new record in terms of memory capacity and designs, and of course, our traditional prices analysis, this what we are going to talk about today in our monthly Memory Market Coverage.

Memory Market Overview: February 2005
[02/10/05 | by Anna Filatova]

We resume the monthly write-ups about the situation in the memory market. New releases, company news, prices, events. We will try to discuss all this in detail in our monthly memory market coverage!

Corsair XPERT Memory: Find Out What Your Memory Is Thinking!
[01/31/05 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

We would like to introduce to you new Corsair overclocker’s memory modules equipped with highly functional LEDs, which will prove very helpful reporting the memory working parameters. Learn more about this unique beautiful solution, which has no analogues in the market so far.