Cell Shock and Patriot DDR3 memory compared

Posted on Sunday, Dec 09 2007 @ 04:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
X-bit Labs has compared 1800MHz DDR3 memory from Cell Shock with 1866MHz modules from Patriot. Also included in the test are several other DDR3 1800MHz modules from Corsair, Super Talent and OCZ.
The new DDR3 SDRAM that appeared in the market since the launch of Intel P35 chipset hasn’t yet become very popular. Even when buying new systems, most users still prefer DDR2 SDRAM as this memory that has already stood the test of time costs less and offers pretty much the same level of performance. Even the new Intel X38 chipset for computer enthusiasts didn’t help increase the popularity of DDR3 SDRAM. Mainboard makers managed to quickly learn to manufacture Intel X38 based solutions that support old DDR2 memory, so the users immediately turned to them. However, the changes in the market are inevitably taking place and we can’t disregard them.
Check it out over here.

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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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