G.SKILL F1-4400DSU2-1GBFC PC4400

G.SKILL F1-4400DSU2-1GBFC PC4400

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Introduction

I would like to thank G.SKILL for providing us with the reviewed memory.

From the Manufacturer:
  • Package : 1024MB kit (2x512MB) dual channel pack
  • IC Spec : Samsung TCC5 or TCCD
  • CAS Latency : 2.5-4-4-8 (PC4400)
  • Test Voltage : 2.7~2.9 V
  • PCB Board : 6 Layers PCB
  • Speed : DDR 550 MHz (PC4400)
  • Type : 184-pin DDR SDRAM
  • Error Checking : Non-ECC
  • Registered/Unbuffered : Unbuffered
  • Quality Control : Comprehensive rigorously tested in pair at dual channel environment
  • Warranty : Lifetime

Packaging


The Blister Pack from G.SKILL can be easily opened without a knife, so there is no risk of injuries. The plastic feels a bit soft, I think a bit stronger plastic might be a good improvement to reduce the risk of shipping damage.


The "background" paper in the blister pack can be folded open and reveals some info about G.SKILL, their testing methods and a contact address.


Each module has a sticker on it, which gives the rated speed and the stock timings.


The heatspreaders are golden color, but they seem to be made from a very light-weight metal, certainly not copper.


Also the area where contact is made with the memory is rather small, so I doubt the heatspreaders contribute to the memory's performance. At least they help protect against breaking off any small components when installing/uninstalling the memory.
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