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GeIL Ultra Platinum Series: PC4200 (DDR533) and PC4400 (DDR550) Review
[01/13/05 | by Doors4ever]

We would like to introduce to you two new dual-channel memory kits from GeIL belonging to the Ultra Platinum product family. These two solutions proved highly reliable and showed excellent results in nominal mode and during overclocking. Check out the article to find out more advantages of the new DDR memory from GeIL!

DDR2 vs. DDR: Revenge Gained
[12/17/04 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

DDR2 memory tests, which we have performed earlier, showed that its higher latency is exactly the reason why it gets defeated by the regular DDR SDRAM. However, now the situation is changing. The leading memory manufacturers offer DDR2 modules with improved timings, which make DDR2 look completely different from what it used to be.

2GB Compact Flash Cards Roundup: More Storage, More Speed
[11/03/04 | by Andrey Kuznetcov]

We would like to introduce to you a new 2GB CompactFlash memory card from Pretec belonging to the new generation of fast compact flash media. In this review we will compare it against the most widely spread solutions with the same storage capacity from Transcend and PQI. Find out how much faster these babies are turning out today!

From DDR400 to DDR533: Six Pairs of Memory Modules from Patriot
[10/15/04 | by Doors4ever]

Today we would like to introduce to you one more memory manufacturer – Patriot. We will take a close look at their memory products and perform some unprecedented overclocking experiments notching the top of 285MHz. Want to get a PC4560 piece for your system? Then check out our roundup now!

16 CompactFlash Memory Cards Roundup: Professional Photographer’s Best Choice
[08/10/04 | by Vasily Melnik]

We will take a look at 16 compact flash memory cards today. These storage media have already invaded the market and are actively used in many fields. But what card would be the best choice for a professional photographer? Our extensive roundup will help you find it out now!

OCZ DDR Booster Review: Overclockers' Dream
[08/08/04 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

We have just tested a very interesting device in our lab, which doesn’t have any analogues in the IT world yet. OCZ DDR Booster allows significantly increasing the memory voltage without modifying the mainboard in any way. If you are an overclocker, you will simply love this device!

DDR vs. DDRII: Fight!
[05/19/04 | by Victor Kartunov]

If you’re watching closely the events of the PC market, you should have noticed that the term “DDR2” has been used more frequently. So, I think it will be really interesting to know how this second generation differs from the previous one, what its advantages and shortcomings are. In other words, let’s try to figure out why the industry needs to take this memory type up.

Memory Market Overview: May 2004
[05/11/04 | by Anna Filatova]

Memory prices again appeared the No.1 topic for dicussion this month. Besides that, we would also like to tell you more about the new production technologies, overclocking kits from OCZ and other manufacturers and more!

Memory Market Overview: April 2004
[04/21/04 | by Anna Filatova]

Memory market seems to have gone crazy this month. Prices are jumping up and down, the competition in the field of high-speed memory modules became really tense. Besides, DDR2 is about to come out. Read more about the memory news in our monthly coverage!

OCZ DDR PC3200 Platinum Enhanced Bandwidth Dual Channel
[04/16/04 | by Anton Shilov]

Memory latency settings give rather moderate impact on performance, but even the tiny effect is considered as something very important by the majority of PC enthusiasts. Typically, memory modules with aggressive timings cost pretty lot, but maybe there is a way to improve speed by finding out the best combination of settings, even though they are not very aggressive? This is what OCZ Enhanced Bandwidth technology is all about. Find it out whether it works!

DDR500 Memory Roundup: Corsair, GeiL, Kingston, SimpleTech and Transcend
[04/09/04 | by Kirill ]

Our market has not yet got used to the memory modules marked as DDR500. Nevertheless, there are quite a few products in the market already, so that we decided to carry out a comparative test session. We managed to get the corresponding products from six memory makers, such as Corsair, GeiL, Hynix (original), Kingston, Transcend and Simpletech.

Memory Market Overview: March 2004
[03/15/04 | by Anna Filatova]

Overall, February was an example of the slow beginning of the year with a low demand. The prices may have fallen lower, if the memory makers hadn’t switched to demand-enjoying flash and started playing with DDR2. More news on the memory market as usual in our monthly coverage!

Memory Market Overview: February 2004
[02/23/04 | by Anna Filatova]

The new year has started and the new round of cut-throat competition in the memory market started too. as usual, we report about the latest news in this field.

Memory Market Overview: January 2004
[01/19/04 | by Anna Filatova]

December is traditionally a boring month if you’ve got nothing else but to watch for the rise and fall of PC memory prices. There is also no need to be preparing for January as it has never been the hottest month of the year as far as the sales go. Find out what was hot in December and what will be hot in January in our monthly memory market coverage!

Memory Market Overview: December 2003
[12/19/03 | by Anna Filatova]

All the latest news of the memory market can be found in our monthly editorial coverage: prices, new technologies, forecasts for the future, intrigues and competition dramas. Read more now!

Memory Market Overview: November 2003
[11/13/03 | by Anna Filatova]

We have been reporting the latest and most exciting news from the CPU and mainboard fields, we have reviewed the latest VGA cards and chips. But what is happening in the memory market? If you feel like you have missed all the fun there, then read our monthly overview. You will discover a lot of cool news from the memory field in no time!

Memory Market Overview: October 2003
[10/12/03 | by Anna Filatova]

What happened in the memory industry during the past month? What are we looking into today? Read all the latest news on memory pricing, new technologies and cool new products in our monthly overview!

Corsair TwinX1024-4000PRO DDR500 Memory Review
[10/05/03 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

We tested one of the latest overclocker’s memory sets from Corsair, which belongs to the ProSeries. And even though they proved to be no ideal solutions, they are really worth your attention. At least we have never seen anything like that: large impressive heat-spreaders with blinking LEDs all over. Wow!

Memory Market Overview: September 2003
[09/19/03 | by Anna Filatova]

Today you are welcome to check out our regular monthly Memory Overview article, which got a little bit delayed because of the recent IDF. Anyway, you will as usual find the latest and greatest news from the memory market, pricing analysis and technology innovation details in our article.

Choosing Optimal Memory to Match Intel Pentium 4 Processor
[09/15/03 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Choosing proper memory for your Pentium 4 based system is a pretty complicated task. We did our best to answer the most frequently asked questions regarding this matter. How do memory timings affect the overall system performance? Would it be better to use high-speed overclocker memory for CPU overclocking? What is more important for Pentium 4 systems: high memory working frequency or low latency? Find all answers in our article!