Friday, April 27th 2007

OCZ Expands the Reaper HPC Family

OCZ Technology Group, today announced two new additions to the Reaper HPC family, reflecting OCZ’s dedication to evolving their memory lineup for enthusiasts of all walks of life. The two new kits will be available in two classifications depending on the platform at hand and desired performance levels. While both feature DDR2-800 speeds, the PC2-6400 Reaper Enhanced Bandwidth Edition is designed for optimal performance on NVIDIA nForce 680i chipsets.

As one of OCZ’s legendary Enhanced Bandwidth (EB) editions, the PC2-6400 Reaper EB increases effective memory bandwidth through the optimization of memory latencies between the system memory, the chipset, and memory controller. At 800MHz, the Reaper EB edition is rated for 4-3-3 timings on 680i platforms, while the standard PC2-6400 Reaper is rated to run CL4-4-4.

These unique DDR2-800 modules feature the Reaper HPC (Heat Pipe Conduit) heatspreader which is engineered to deliver superior silent heat dissipation over traditional heatspreaders. The Reaper HPC is an innovative cooling solution developed by OCZ to effectively minimize heat produced by high-speed memory. As heat rises into the thermo-conductive copper heat pipe conduit, it is dissipated through a compact aluminum fin array. By strategically guiding performance-robbing heat away from key memory components, the unique Reaper HPC design maximizes passive cooling to improve longevity and stability of the modules.

“Advanced thermal solutions are only good if they are actually put to use,” commented Dr. Michael Schuette, VP of Technology Development at OCZ Technology. “At the same time, some solutions like OCZ’s patent-pending Enhanced Bandwidth technology require the best thermal management available. The result is the first release of 800 MHz EB modules in the market, enabled by the embedded Enhanced Performance Profile. The EB series is accompanied by a similar mainstream product for the more price-conscious user who still wants to take advantage of the looks and performance of one of the most advanced thermal solutions for system memory in the business.”

PC2-6400 Reaper memory modules are built with an EPP (Enhanced Performance Profiles) programmed SPD to provide a true “Plug and Play” overclocking feature on NVIDIA nForce platforms that eliminates the need for manual configuration and makes memory optimizations a household item for beginners and mainstream gamers. In EPP mode, these modules are rated to run with their enhanced latencies at 800MHz instead of the stock specification.

The PC2-6400 Reaper HPC series is optimized for the latest cutting edge motherboards, particularly the popular 680i chipset, and will be available in 2GB (2x1024MB) dual channel kits. Like all OCZ premium memory, PC2-6400 Reaper modules are backed by a Lifetime Warranty and industry-leading technical support for unparalleled peace of mind.

For more information on the OCZ PC2-6400 Reaper HPC series, please click here.

For more information on the OCZ PC2-6400 Reaper HPC Enhanced Bandwidth Edition, please click here.Source: OCZ Technology
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2 Comments on OCZ Expands the Reaper HPC Family

Bird of Prey
No, OCZ just took what Corsair came up with and ran with it. The FlexXLC edition is some awesome ram (little room to overclock though) and this is also awesome ram. Just mimicing Corsair really though.
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