Memory

Time to add more DDR Memory to your PC. Are you looking to gain performance from a memory upgrade. Then read our real world reviews on computer memory.

Kingston Hyper X DDR3 Memory Review

Kingston HyperX memory

Memory is one of the easiest things that can be upgraded in a PC. However, there is more to upgrading memory than just removing the old and installing the new. A little research needs to be done to determine the best memory for the PC. There are a few factors that need to be considered. These factors are speed, timings, ... Read More »

G.Skill Ripjaws X 2133Mhz DDR3 RAM

GSkill Ripjaws DDR

So you have almost everything you need for your new computer in your shopping cart except for the RAM. You go into the RAM section and see thousands upon thousands of modules hanging from the walls. It’s like some kind of sick joke. The room starts spinning and you pass out. You find yourself waking up. No more worrying, you are now under my wing. ... Read More »

ADATA XPG DDR3 2133 Memory Kit

ADATA-Logo

I am old enough to remember when home PCs started to become more and more popular however, upgrades to the PCs were extremely expensive. A 250 megabyte hard drive, that’s right I said megabyte, could cost upwards of $500.00 and RAM was extremely expensive. I remember the cost of an 8 megabyte module being over $1000.00. Thankfully the laws of ... Read More »

Patriot Memory Supersonic USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Patriot Memory Supersonic USB 3.0 Flash Drive

There comes a time when you need to take your files with you and you have to decide how you are going to do it. The most popular choice nowadays is the Flash Drive, but what if you need one that can hold your vast collection of music, family videos, trouble shooting and repair files. Then you have the wait ... Read More »

Crucial Ballistix DDR3 PC3-12800 Memory

Crucial 4GB kit, Ballistix 240-pin DIMM, DDR3 PC3-12800 Memory

Far from being anyone’s whipping boy, Crucial’s Ballistix line of memory modules are designed with the enthusiast in mind. From appearance, to performance, to rock solid stability, Crucial has stood for quality and performance. Eschewing the “bling bling” of the LED’s, the new “finned” modules are aiming at the overclocker’s plate. Crucial is wanting to show the world that they are a leader in ... Read More »

G.Skill ECO DDR3-1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory

G.Skill ECO DDR3-1600 Memory

Everyone is talking about Triple Channel DDR3 as of lately but what about Dual Channel? Those of you that have taken the plunge into the new P55 platform know what I am talking about. Today we will be looking at a set of Dual Channel Memory Modules form G.Skill, the overclockers friend. Sponsor: G.Skill   First Impression Our testing kit from G.Skill is a two module 2GB each set ... Read More »

Patriot Extreme Performance Viper DDR3 6GB PC3-12800 DIMM Kit

Patriot Extreme Performance Viper DDR3

We are going to be taking a look at some DDR3 modules today. Patriot sent us over a sample of their Extreme Performance Viper Series DDR3 PC3-12800 modules. These modules are designed to operate at 1600MHz with 8-8-8-24 timings. They are available in either 3GB or 6GB kits and utilize Patriot’s ACC (Aluminum Copper Composite) heatsinks. Sponsor: Patriot Memory First Impression ... Read More »

Patriot Extreme Performance Viper Series PC2-8500 4GB

Patriot Extreme Performance Viper Series PC2-8500 4GB

We are going to be taking a look at the Patriot Extreme Performance Viper Series DDR2 4GB PC2-8500 kit. The Extreme Performance Enhanced Latency modules are designed to operate at 1066MHZ with 5-5-5-15 timings. They utilize Patriots Viper Heat Shields with integrated ACC (Aluminum Copper Composite) technology. They are designed for maximum performance and stability under extreme overclocking conditions. So ... Read More »

OCZ Reaper HPC DDR2 PC2-8500 4GB Edition

OCZ Reaper HPC DDR2 PC2-8500 4GB Edition

With Windows Vista becoming more main stream across the enthusiast market, users are finding out that the old standard of running 2GBs of memory just isn’t enough. We are going to be taking a look at OCZ’s Reaper HPC DDR2 PC2-8500 4GB Edition. We previously took a look at the Reaper modules back in Sept of 07. With the 4GB edition, we ... Read More »

OCZ Rally2 Turbo USB 2.0 Flash Drive

 When it comes to flash drives, there is a slew of products to select from. Today we are going to take a look at one of OCZs offerings, the OCZ Rally2 Turbo USB 2.0 Flash Drive. The OCZ Rally2 Turbo allows you to transfer large music, picture, videos, and data files to your laptop or desktop in record times. Lets ... Read More »