DDR500 to slow? GEIL gives us DDR533!

Posted on Tuesday, August 05 2003 @ 11:48 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Recently GEIL has launched a new blazing fast memory module which is able to run at PC4200/DDR533! And most likely these modules will even go a little bit higher. Ideal for extreme overclockers on the Springdale/Canterwoods which like to run their CPU and memory 1:1.

Because of the extremely high MHz aggressive timings were not possible, standard they are running at CAS 3 8-4-4.

PC4200 533Mhz Dual Channel DDR Ultra Platinum Version : Specifications
Available only in 512MB (2X256MB) and 1GB (2X512MB) Dual Channel DDR Ultra Platinum Kits.
- 184pin, Non-ECC, Un-buffered, high performance DDR memory modules.
- Hand Picked 3.5ns GeIL Chips
- 6 Layers Ultra Low Noises Shielded PCB board.
- Optimized SPD for Intel’s 875/865 chipset Dual Channel DDR motherboards.
- Tin Coated Platinum - Copper Heat Spreader
- Lifetime Warranty
- CAS 3 8-4-4 Running @ DDR533Mhz PC4200
- 2.6v-2.95V
- Retail package with neon green clear acrylic case and instructions.

Price of these modules is unknown. What I do know is that 2x256MB PC4000/DDR500 modules from GEIL cost $155.00 over at Newegg. So they will not be cheap.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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