In our Haswell-E coverage we did some basic 24/7 type overclocking suitable for the system under the desk, and there will be users with custom loops willing to go a bit further. Overclocking beyond this requires a level of skill and exotic coolants not intended for the average user, akin to what drag cars are to normal runabouts. We have previously reported on overclocking events where the world’s best battle it out to see who can get the best results – to see who can do that quarter mile the fastest. With the launch of the new Haswell-E platform, each of the companies invested in overclocking performance products got their best in-house teams for day one results. Both ASUS and G.Skill are two of...

OCZ 3500EB: The Importance of Balanced Memory Timings

OCZ launches a new EB (Enhanced Bandwidth) memory series with CAS 2.5 and the claim that 2.5-2-3 or 3-2-3 timings can be just as fast as CAS 2 in...

13 by Wesley Fink on 4/7/2004

Mushkin PC3200 2-2-2 Special: Last of a Legend

We thought they were all gone, but Mushkin surprises us with the introduction of PC3200 2-2-2 Special memory based on the legendary Winbond BH6 chips.

9 by Wesley Fink on 4/4/2004

PMI DDR533: A New Name in High-Performance Memory

PMI is a new name in high-end memory, but they are going for the gold with a matched pair of DDR533. Can the new PMI4200 compete with the...

13 by Wesley Fink on 3/25/2004

AT News Update: AMD Sidelines DDR2 for 2004

The NCAA tournament is kicking up but DDR2's sluggish performance won't win games for AMD. Find out where AMD sees this redshirt freshman in upcoming seasons.

14 by Kristopher Kubicki on 3/25/2004

FIRST LOOK: Kingston DDR2 Next-Generation Memory

Fast on the heels of the March 17th announcement, Kingston has DDR2 memory modules in our hands. Chipsets and boards have not yet been released, but we can...

7 by Wesley Fink on 3/18/2004

Samsung PC3700: DDR466 Memory for the Masses

Samsung introduces standard DDR466 chips and DIMMs. DDR466 is the latest, and likely last, DDR standard. How does the new Samsung PC3700 compare to DDR400 and the...

4 by Wesley Fink on 3/15/2004

Kingmax Hardcore Memory: Tiny BGA Reaches For Top Speed

Kingmax introduces DDR500 and DDR466 DIMMs based on "tiny BGA" memory chips. How do these new "Hardcore Series" small memory modules compare to the big guns in the...

14 by Wesley Fink on 3/9/2004

AT News Update: DRAM Price Fixing

Recently disclosed documents along with the memory fluctuations in 2001/2002 have spawned a new set of US Department of Justice investigations against Micron, Samsung, Hynix and Infineon. We...

2 by Kristopher Kubicki on 3/2/2004

AT News Update: DDR2 Memory Performance

With recent roadmaps and DDR2 information, we are starting to get a clear picture of where the new memory standard fits.

25 by Kristopher Kubicki on 2/25/2004

New Memory Highs: Corsair and OCZ Introduce DDR550

Corsair was first out of the gate with DDR550, but OCZ soon followed with their PC4400 memory. Are the new Memory Speeds really useful or just there for...

13 by Wesley Fink on 2/19/2004

OCZ PC3700 Gold Rev. 2: The Universal Soldier

OCZ 3700 Gold was the first memory at AnandTech to reach DDR500, but it only came in Double-Sided 256Mb modules. The updated OCZ PC3700 Gold Rev. 2 adds...

3 by Wesley Fink on 1/1/2004

OCZ PC3500 Platinum: A Return to the Fastest Timings

OCZ introduces new memory for the DDR400 to DDR466 range that can do very fast 2-2-2-5 timings. With all the recent memory introductions with slower timings, it is...

11 by Wesley Fink on 10/30/2003

OCZ 4200EL: Tops in Memory Performance

Today, OCZ introduced 4200EL - the Highest Speed Memory that we have tested at AnandTech. Does the new OCZ 4200EL live up to its DDR533 Performance Rating? ...

45 by Wesley Fink on 10/13/2003

Mushkin PC4000 High Performance: DDR500 PLUS

Mushkin is introducing a new revision of their DDR500 memory that claims great performance at DDR500 and fast timings at DDR400. How does it compare to the top...

11 by Wesley Fink on 9/26/2003

Corsair TwinX1024-4000 PRO: Improving DDR500 Performance

Today, Corsair introduces an improved DDR500 with a cast aluminum heatsink and LED activity lights. We compare it to Corsair’s current PC4000 and the best of our DDR500 roundup.

17 by Wesley Fink on 9/15/2003

Mushkin & Adata: 2 for the Fast-Timings Lane

Mushkin and Adata have taken a different approach to fast memory by providing memory that works at very fast timings at DDR400 to DDR433. How does it compare...

17 by Wesley Fink on 9/1/2003

Searching for the Memory Holy Grail - Part 2

In Part 1, we determined the best Memory Configurations for the Intel 875/865 motherboards. Part 2 looks at the fastest memory available from a range of memory manufacturers...

77 by Wesley Fink on 8/26/2003

OCZ 3700 GOLD: Building High-Performance Memory

High-Performance Memory manufacturers use many tricks to coax the highest performance from their memory products. We look at the some of the processes OCZ has used to turn...

68 by Wesley Fink on 8/7/2003

Searching for the Memory Holy Grail: Part 1

One of the questions we are often asked is whether a particular motherboard can run with four DIMMs. With the Intel 875/865 Dual-Channel boards, we are realizing that...

42 by Wesley Fink on 7/27/2003

865PE & 875P Memory Guide

After hours and hours of testing we have finally completed memory module testing on the most popular 865PE and 875P motherboards using the latest BIOSes available. Read on to...

10 by Evan Lieb on 6/9/2003

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