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Corsair Launches AirFlow Pro Memory Parametric Data Display for Dominator DIMMs

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Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the Corsair AirFlow Pro parametric display for select models of Dominator memory. This display reads memory activity and voltage from modules enabled with DHX Pro technology, and presents the data on an outrageously cool LED display that mounts above the memory.

Enthusiast customers have always been interested in knowing what is going on with their memory, and in response Corsair has offered unique, pioneering products to provide this information for many years. In 2003, the Pro Series memory took the enthusiast community by storm, providing an LED meter display that showed how intensively the memory subsystem was being accessed. We took that idea a step further in 2005 with the XPERT series, which offered display of memory parameters both on the module and through a Windows application. Now, Corsair continues to innovate with the launch of the AirFlow Pro parametric display.

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RAM Cooler

The design looks good, but the support is for only corsair memory modules and limited to specific models...
 
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Interesting, but the clamp mechanism doesn't work on the Asus motherboards that use the styled one side RAM clips.
 
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You have point in there...
 
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Hm, yeah, as if sticks with tall heatspreaders AND fans aren't already tall enough, now we add something on top of the fan module too!
 
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This is the same thing as the BallistiX Tracer Ram as far as the access gimmick goes. This is nothing new, just extra flash.
 
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Wow! Irrelevant LEDs...

P.S.: It should look good on a windowed case, but still...it's just for showing off...nothing more...

I would buy them, though. Just to see them blink...Me likey blinky lights. ^_^
 
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What? Didnt you know that moar LEDssszzzz in your case gives MOAR POWAR?
Idea imho is good, but looks more like a child's plaything, and due to size it should ONLY go with watercooling.
 
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What? Didnt you know that moar LEDssszzzz in your case gives MOAR POWAR?
Idea imho is good, but looks more like a child's plaything, and due to size it should ONLY go with watercooling.
+1

Agreed! Now that would be a very nice improvement from their actual lineup. They've got water cooling, but it looks kinda dull, but with this thingamajig (LEDs) it would become AWESOME!

The UV effects + the LEDs (and throwing a few cathodes as well)...It would look like a Rave party inside the case.
 
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the LED's on the memory isn't a new idea. my buddies computer that had 7800GTX SLI in it with an athlon has memory modules from corsair with the memory load LED's on the dimms just like pictured. tho the led fan i haven't seen before.
 

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GRR by now they should have temp sensor readings even if it's just done by leds..
 
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how nice rip off of my old crucial ballistix memory
 
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how nice rip off of my old crucial ballistix memory
that might be what my friend's comp had. and i think it was only one led line per module, not 2 like these.
 
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that might be what my friend's comp had. and i think it was only one led line per module, not 2 like these.
umm i think ddr had one not sure mine were ddr2 had 2 lines like these.
 
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Sorry guys but it seems too gimmickey to me. Even my old DDR2 1066 @ 2.2V didn't run that hot. The fan on the memory is more a marketing ploy to buy cool heatsinks and fans(with lights now).
 
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Sorry guys but it seems too gimmickey to me. Even my old DDR2 1066 @ 2.2V didn't run that hot. The fan on the memory is more a marketing ploy to buy cool heatsinks and fans(with lights now).
But isn't all the cool HS and fans + all of the other eyecandy part of the modding experience and pleasing admirers?

If it isn't spectacular, why show it?
 
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I still have a set of these old PC3200XL Pros lying around. nice peice of kit
 
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While corsairs LED system is nice, crucial ballistix tracer do RAM activity LEDs right - they are so fricken cool :D I was stoked when crucial gave me 8gb of blue tracer for my rig :)
 

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Kind of a bummer that it will not work with the older DDR2 stuff but still pretty neat. I am kind of surprised 'tho that they have this but also announced a case with no window to show this off in without taking the panel off. :confused:
 

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I like the cooler and the new memory design of the DHX pro, but not a fan of that LED top mount because I am not going to be bending down to look at my computer Side window untder the case to see Mem stuff.
 

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Maybe not good for YOUR case, but I could see these looking good in MoonPig's desk/case...