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Mushkin Launches X-Line Range of Memory Modules

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Mushkin Enhanced, a leading manufacturer of high performance PC - components, announces the immediate availability of the three best-selling 2x 2GB DDR2 memory kits of 2008 announced its PCB used a special feature. Instead of the familiar green PCBs, Mushkin has invented something special. Based on the slogan "Black is beautiful" is the new X-line 8 series using "Challenger 8" series PCBs. Casemodders and all others who lay emphasis on special details, will be pleased with the black 8 SKILLED "Challenger" PCB. The black PCB now fits perfectly with the other PC components in the interior life and evaluates the overall picture.

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i'd take the black in DDR3 but the white looks sick as F$#@! too bad they arent ddr3. thats where the future is headed..... sooner then you think.
 
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PCB used a special feature
What? A black coloring? no other "special" feature? or am I missing something with the whole "Challenger 8" series PCB?

Either way, I agree with fit whole heartedly. The White looks amazing!
 
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that white is lookong really nice..
 
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I want red to go with my video card. :3

Maybe I'll switch from blue cold cathodes to red....

I'll get both! My x1800xt PCB is red and cooler is white. XD!!
 
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black 8 SKILLED "Challenger"

BS marketing at work, enough said
 

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White discolours quickly, even more so in a heated environment, not to mention I think they look ugly. IMO modules would of looked better with no heatspreaders at all. Whats the point in a black PCB if you cant even see it? :rolleyes:
 

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White discolours quickly, even more so in a heated environment, not to mention I think they look ugly. IMO modules would of looked better with no heatspreaders at all. Whats the point in a black PCB if you cant even see it? :rolleyes:
yeah.... but how do ya keep em cool? ddr3 doesn't really get hot at all... but i think that's because the heat spreader gets rid of any heat that may occur. IDK.
 
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yeah.... but how do ya keep em cool? ddr3 doesn't really get hot at all... but i think that's because the heat spreader gets rid of any heat that may occur. IDK.
Kets just annoyed because his Black Dragons don't clock well at all :p

To be honest though, I kinda agree, heatspreaders tend to do more to hold the heat in than get rid of it. Although, from articles I've read the mushkins do an alright job.
 

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do these have micron D9?
 

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I'm not pissed. Without spd data tweaks I think 1020MHz out an 800MHz kit is perfectly acceptable. I dont doubt the possibility of 4-4-4 timings either with proper spd data adjustments @ 1000MHz. I do think Mushkin are losing it though with thise line of memory. It smells of Redline all day long. Similar name, identical heatspreaders. Only things that are different is the black PCB of the modules (which Mushkin may as well of not bothered with as their using heatspreaders..) and the rather stupid looking logo they put on the heatspreaders now. (I've never liked that logo.. kinda looks like a 5 year old just drew part of a back arrow and a big green capital "M")
 

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do these have micron D9?
No, they do not. I promise you that. Though some of the higher binned Elpida chips are clocking as well as D9's ever did, and from what I'm being told they general have a lower failure rate with high voltage.
 

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Are these the mysterious chips they didnt want to tell you about Paulieg?

I think the white is awesome. Id take them no doubt. And when AMD goes ddr3, thats when Ill go DDR3 :D
 
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When can we expect these to hit the egg?