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PNY launches new 4GB high density memory modules

Upgrade your laptop or desktop with some of the best high density memory modules on the market thanks to PNY’s new DIMM DDR3 4GB 1333MHz and SODIMM DDR3 4GB 1066 MHz. Raising the bar for mid-range modules, PNY ensures that your PC’s memory is given a proper boost and its performance is improved. Exceptionally fast, these 4GB components are also new to the PNY memory range.

PowerColor Readies Entry-Level AMD Brazos Mini-ITX Motherboard

PowerColor is ready with its mini-ITX motherboard based on the AMD "Brazos" platform. The unnamed motherboard that is yet to get its heatsink(s) on, uses an AMD Fusion "Zacate" E-350 APU that embeds a dual-core x86-64 processor clocked at 1.60 GHz, and an AMD Radeon HD 6310 DirectX 11 compliant GPU. The APU is wired to two DDR3 SODIMM slots (notebook memory). Power is drawn in from a standard 24-pin ATX connector. The lone expansion slot is a PCI-Express 2.0 x4 with an open-end (to let you fit x16 graphics cards).

Storage connectivity includes four internal SATA 3 Gb/s, other features include 8-channel HD audio with optical SPDIF output, gigabit Ethernet, two USB 3.0 and a number of USB 2.0 ports. Display outputs include DVI and D-Sub. The motherboard is best suited for entry-level home PCs and office PCs.

A-Data Intros XPG Gaming Series 4 GB DDR3-1600 SODIMM Module

A-Data expanded its high-performance notebook memory lineup with a new XPG Gaming Series DDR3 SODIMM module that's capable of PC3-12800 specifications, with low DRAM voltage. The 4 gigabyte module can operate at DDR3-1600 MHz speeds with latencies of 9-9-9-24, and voltage ranging between 1.35V and 1.4V. The module packs its PC3-12800 settings into an XMP profile, which can be activated on notebooks that support XMP. It is available as a 4 GB single piece, or in an 8 GB (2x 4 GB) dual-channel kit. The company did not give out pricing information.

VIA Announces EPIA-P830 Pico-ITX Embedded Platform

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA EPIA-P830 Pico-ITX board for advanced portable and network connected embedded applications. The VIA EPIA-P830 features the VIA Nano E-Series processor and the latest VIA VX900 media system processor with additional support for dual Mini-PCIe modules, bringing a wealth of 3G and wireless connectivity options.

"Modern enterprise environments in healthcare, logistics and fleet management require more connected and portable devices that don't hold back on multimedia ability," said Daniel Wu, Vice President, VIA Embedded Platform Division, VIA Technologies, Inc. "The VIA EPIA-P830 addresses these needs, creating the most complete Pico-ITX board on the market with great HD video performance and a variety of display and network connectivity options."

Patriot Expands Apple DDR3 Memory Lineup

Patriot Memory, a global pioneer in high-performance memory, NAND flash and computer peripheral solutions, today announced the immediate availability of 1333MHz SODIMM memory modules qualified for use in the latest Apple iMac computer systems. The newest Patriot Signature Line for Apple modules are offered in 2GB and 4GB modules and 4GB and 8GB kits at 1333MHz CL9.

Patriot’s Signature Line of DDR3 PC3-10666 (1333MHz) SODIMMs for Apple computer systems delivers the quality, reliability and performance that makes them the perfect memory upgrade solution. These modules are qualified on the latest product lineup of 21.5” and 27” iMac systems using the Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors. These latest iMac computers are the first systems from Apple to use hi-speed 1333 MHz SODIMMs.

Intel Atom Processors Further Expand to Storage Appliances for Homes, Small Busineses

Backed by industry support of the Intel Atom processor optimized for networked storage appliances for the home and small business, Intel Corporation has added two new Intel Atom processors to further boost the company's focus on the platform.

Since Intel's initial foray in this area in March, leading storage manufacturers, including Acer, Cisco, LaCie, LG Electronics, NETGEAR, QNAP, Super Micro, Synology and Thecus have announced products based on the energy-efficient Intel Atom processor platform.

Eurocom Introduces Line of Gamer-Friendly Notebooks with Switchable Graphics

Eurocom launches line of gamer-friendly notebooks with Optimus, the latest in graphics switching technology from NVIDIA. Eurocom’s new line of gamer-friendly notebooks features NVIDIA's Optimus technology, which intelligently switches graphics between 1GB DDR3 NVIDIA GeForce GT330M and Intel HD integrated graphics to deliver optimal battery life (up to 240 minutes).

It also offers a choice of 15.6” and 17.3” Full HD 1920x1080 displays and comes with Intel Core i5 and Core i7 technology. The Eurocom Fox line is available for order today starting at $999 for 15.6" B5100M FOX and $1199 for 17.3" B7110 FOX model.

Micron Introduces New Memory Device Supporting Intel Processor-Based Tablets, Netbook

Micron Technology, Inc., today announced a new 2-gigabit (Gb) 50-nanometer (nm) DDR2 memory device to support the upcoming Intel Atom platform for tablet and netbook personal computers, codenamed "Oak Trail." The small form factor, high-density and low-power consumption of the 2Gb 50nm DDR2 makes it an ideal memory solution for the tablet PC market where size and battery life are key features.

The transition of Micron's 2Gb DDR2 product to the more advanced 50nm process node demonstrates the company's continued commitment and ongoing investment in technologies that meet market demand. In addition to the increase in density from 1Gb to 2Gb-based components, the move to the 50nm process inherently provides improved power savings and a smaller memory footprint.

ASUS Packs a Load Onto Mini-ITX for AMD Users

ASUS is ready with a feature-packed socket AM3 motherboard in the mini-ITX form-factor, based on the AMD 880G + SB710 chipset. The ASUS M4A88T-I Deluxe, as it is called, supports AM3 processors, probably with a TDP limited at 95W or 125W, and supports up to 8 GB of dual-channel DDR3 memory using SODIMMs (laptop memory). It far from stops here. The 880G chipset packs a DirectX 10.1 compliant ATI Radeon HD 4290 graphics, complete with SidePort memory and HD video acceleration features. The SB710 gives out five SATA 3 Gb/s ports on this board, of which three are internal, and two eSATA. The lone expansion slot is a PCI-Express 2.0 x16.

Connectivity includes 6-channel HD audio with optical and coaxial SPDIF output, WiFi b/g/n, gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, and display connectivity which includes DVI and HDMI (with 7.1 channel HDMI audio). The SB710 comes with the unintended functionality of unlocking disabled cores on some processors.

Source: PCGH

Lexar Media Announces New Crucial 4 GB DDR3 SO-DIMM for Notebooks

Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced high-density 4GB Crucial DDR3-1333MHz (PC3-10600) SODIMM notebook memory. These new 4GB SODIMM modules offer anyone seeking a desktop replacement option – including mobile consumers, enthusiasts, and workstation users – the enhanced computing performance they crave. Additionally, the notebook modules have been validated for compatibility with Intel's Core i7, i5, and i3 mobile processors.

"The shift from DDR2 to DDR3 memory in the mobile computing space allowed for higher memory bandwidths while using less power, which resulted in improved system performance and potentially longer battery life. Now, with the availability of high-density 4GB Crucial DDR3-1333MHz SODIMM modules, mobile users will push the limits of notebook system performance and speed even further," said Jim Jardine, Lexar Media's senior worldwide product manager.

ZOTAC Announces Next-Generation ZBOX, Redefines Mini-PCs

ZOTAC International, the world’s largest channel manufacturer, today redefines the mini-PC experience with a new generation of eco friendly small form factor platform powered by next-generation NVIDIA ION technology – the new ZOTAC ZBOX HD-ID11 mini-PC. The new ZOTAC ZBOX HD-ID11 mini-PC supercharges the eco friendly computing experience with premium graphics processing, complete high definition playback capabilities and a premium Windows 7 experience with Aero user interface.

Premium graphics processing power forms the heart of the ZOTAC ZBOX HD-ID11 mini-PC with a new Next-Generation NVIDIA ION graphics processor with 16 unified shaders and 512MB of DDR3 graphics memory complete with NVIDIA CUDA and NVIDIA PureVideo HD technologies for a superior eco friendly computing experience that goes well beyond simple web browsing.

DFI Announces LR100-N16M Fanless Mini-ITX ATOM N450 Motherboard

DFI has announced a new mini-ITX form factor motherboard in the LR100-N16M which offers low power consumption, higher-performance, and fanless cooling. This board utilizes the latest two-chip Intel Atom processor N450 and Intel 82801HM I/O Controller (also referred to as "ICH8M") system solution. This smaller integrated two-chip platform uses approximately 40% less board space than previous generation three-chip solutions, and provides higher performance per watt than any previous Intel Atom processor-based platform.

The LR100-N16M mini-ITX motherboard is equipped with a 45nm Hi-K technology Intel Atom processor N450 with 5.5W TDP, 667MHz front side bus (FSB) and 1.67GHz core frequency. In addition, this single core processor features a 512kb 8-way L2 cache, 64bit computing support using Intel 64 architecture, on-die memory and graphics controllers, all in a small Micro-GCBGA8 package. Integrating the memory and graphics controllers on the processor die increases performance, reduces the board footprint, and lowers power consumption over the previous generation three-chip platforms.

Hynix Announces the Intel Validation of 40nm Class 2Gb DDR3 Products

Hynix Semiconductor, Inc. has announced the Intel validation of 2Gb (Gigabit) DDR3 DRAM using 40nm class process technology.

Hynix’s newly validated products are 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM component, 4GB (Gigabyte) DDR3 SODIMM (Small Outline Dual In-line Memory Module) and 2GB DDR3 UDIMM (Un-buffered Dual In-line Memory Module) at the operating speed of 1333MHz with 1.5V power supply.

The products can offer the maximum data transfer speed of 1867MHz with 16-bit I/O and 3.7GB/s (Gigabytes per second) bandwidth. The productivity of Hynix’s 40nm class 2Gb DDR3 is increased by more than 60% over 50nm class process technology.

Samsung First to Begin Mass Producing 2-Gigabit DDR3 Using 40nm Class Technology

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has begun mass producing the industry's first two gigabit (Gb) DDR3 devices using 40 nanometer (nm) class process technology.

"We see market adoption to DDR3 picking up steam and are accommodating that with early entry of 2Gb DDR3 using the most efficient DRAM manufacturing technology available today," said Jim Elliott, Vice President, Memory Marketing, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. "This will set the pace for a new standard in premium, eco-friendly DRAM solutions offering the most advanced, low power RDIMM for servers anywhere."

Patriot Memory Adds an XMP Line for SODIMM Memory

Patriot Memory, a global pioneer in high performance memory, NAND flash and computer technology, today announced their XMP certified SODIMMS.

Patriot's DDR3 SODIMM is the latest in the family of memory which includes Intel’s Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP). XMP is a performance specification for DDR3 memory SPD settings that act as an integrated "plug and play" overclocking tool. The new Extreme Memory Profile options allow the end user to select extreme or ultimate performance through a framework of predefined and validated optimizations of individual settings without the hassle of manually adjusting each parameter, so the timings, voltage, and speed boot automatically for maximum performance. This enables a robust, profile based, high performance DDR3 over-clocking solution for Intel platforms targeted for enthusiasts, gamers and overclockers.

Patriot Memory Expands their DDR2 SODIMM Line with 4GB and 8GB

Patriot Memory, a global pioneer in high performance memory, NAND flash and computer technology, today announced their DDR2 4GB and 8GB SODIMM mobile solutions to answer the need of extreme mobile computing.

"The performance gap between mobile and desktop computing has reduced significantly over the recent introduction of more powerful mobile platforms," commented Les Henry, Director of Engineering at Patriot, "By adding Patriot’s DDR2 4GB module or 8GB in dual channel mode, mobile systems can eliminate that gap and perform like a true desktop replacement."

OCZ Introduces Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) SODIMMs

OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, is pleased to be one of the first to offer Intel Extreme SODIMM modules to the enthusiast market. These memory solutions implement a high-performance specification optimized and predefined for platforms utilizing Intel Core 2 Extreme mobile processors. Extending beyond a traditional capacity upgrade for high-end gaming and professional laptops, OCZ’s XMP SODIMMs offer superior performance qualified by Intel for ultimate compatibility and stability.

OCZ Technology Launches Mac Edition Vertex Series SSDs and Notebook SODIMMs

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer components, today unveiled OCZ Vertex Mac Edition Solid State Drives and mobile memory solutions qualified by OCZ for ultimate compatibility with the latest family of MacBooks. These new premium offerings are designed for Mac enthusiasts demanding the latest technology in storage and memory to increase productivity and performance on their Apple notebooks.

“OCZ is excited to announce two new products that are specifically designed for Mac consumers,” commented Ryan Edwards, Director of Product Management at the OCZ Technology Group. “Both the Vertex Series Mac Edition solid state drives and the new Mac Edition SODIMMS are designed to be an easy upgrade for consumers that want to boost the performance of their MacBooks, and have been tested in Apple’s Development Center (ADC) to ensure stability and compatibility.”

Samsung Announces First Validated 40-nanometer Class DRAM

Samsung Electronics announced today that it has developed and validated the first 40-nanometer (nm) class DRAM chip and module. This new 1-Gigabit DDR2 component (x8) and a corresponding 1-Gigabyte 800Mbps (Megabits per second) DDR2 SODIMM (small outline DRAM inline memory module) – both to be processed at 40-nm – have been certified in the Intel Platform Validation program for use with the Intel GM45 series Express mobile chipsets.
“Securing extremely advanced technology and system/platform validated operability underscores our commitment as technology leader to deploying the most efficient means of producing DRAM in the marketplace,” said Kevin Lee, vice president, technical marketing, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Samsung Doubles Memory Capacity Using 4Gb DDR3 Chips

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has made a significant advancement in the push for higher volume memory chips by developing the world's first four gigabit (Gb) DDR3 DRAM chip, using 50 nanometer (nm) process technology.

With more and more data centers seeking a reduction in the number of servers they use, the development of low-power 4Gb DDR3 has become critical in reducing data center costs, improving server time management and increasing overall efficiency.

OCZ Readies DDR3 Laptop Memory for High-End Mobile Systems

OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced the all-new DDR3 SODIMM modules as its next generation notebook memory to support the impending Intel Centrino 2 mobile platform. These latest memory offerings for notebooks help reduce power consumption and increase speed and bandwidth, resulting in a higher performing laptop. As next-generation laptops are introduced in the upcoming weeks, OCZ is prepared to deliver high-performance DDR3 for these advanced gaming and professional systems.

OCZ Technology Starts Offering 3GB PC2-5400 SODIMM Kits

OCZ Technology Group today announced the availability of its PC2-5400 SODIMM series in new 3GB optimized kits, allowing consumers to purchase upgrade RAM in the densities that fit their specific system needs. This addition to the DDR2 memory line offers consumers another option to incorporate high-quality hardware to promote extra performance on their mobile gaming station or portable office workstation.

Lexar Media Starts Distribution of Crucial DDR3-1066 SODIMM Memory Modules

Lexar Media is now the first global memory provider to announce the immediate availability of Crucial DDR3-1066 (PC3-8500) 204-pin SODIMM memory modules. Crucial PC3-8500 SODIMM modules support module bandwidths up to 10.6 GB/s with a data rate of 2,133 MT/s at a respective clock frequency of 1066MHz — effectively doubling the data rate of DDR2 1066MHz memory. In addition, DDR3 supply voltage is 1.5V compared to DDR2's 1.8V, reducing power consumption by up to 30 percent and also generating less heat. The DDR3 modules are able to obtain these advantages by utilizing improved package, pin-outs, and signaling on the components, as well as an improved overall module design. The Crucial SODIMMs are available in 1GB and 2GB densities plus they come with a lifetime warranty.Source: Lexar

Micron Starts Sampling 4GB DDR3 Notebook Modules

Micron Technology today announced that it is sampling 4GB DDR3 modules, designed using 2Gb components, to provide the industry’s highest density DDR3 modules for notebook computers. High-density memory modules are becoming increasingly important for notebook computers as graphic-intensive operating systems and other content heavy applications continue to make their way onto the market. The fast speeds, high-density and low-power of Micron’s portfolio of DDR3 modules – ranging in density from 512MBs to now 4 GBs – allow these systems and applications to perform more effectively and utilize power more efficiently.

OCZ Now Offers Performance DDR2 Lineup for Enthusiast Laptops

OCZ Technology Group today released PC2-6400 2GB SODIMM modules, a high-speed addition to their line of premium laptop upgrade memory. These performance memory modules are built to handle the powerful processors and other high-end components of enthusiast and professional notebooks, as well as mainstream consumers looking to add value and performance to their systems.

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