Corsair rolls out six memory kits for Intel Lynnfield

Posted on Saturday, Aug 22 2009 @ 13:51 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Corsair has introduced six new DDR3 memory kits for the upcoming Intel Lynnfield processors.
CorsairĀ®, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer memory, power supplies and flash memory products, including solid-state drives, today announced that is has launched a full range of dual-channel performance DDR3 memory products, designed for Intel Core i5-750, Core i7-870, and Core i7-860 "Lynnfield" processors.

The initial product offering consists of four 4GB kits comprised of matched pairs of 2GB DIMMs, and two 8GB kits comprised of four matched 2GB DIMMS, in frequencies of 1333MHz, 1600MHz and 2000MHz. This lineup includes a 4GB 1600MHz CAS 8 Dominator and 4GB 2000MHz CAS 8 Dominator GT, both of which feature Corsair's innovative DHX+ (Dual-path Heat eXchange) memory cooling technology for maximum performance and reliability. All the kits use a low operating voltage of 1.65V or less.

"Corsair leads the market with the most comprehensive range of triple-channel memory products for existing Core i7 processors. With the release of these new dual-channel products, we're providing our customers a wide range of solutions for the new Core i5 and Core i7 Lynnfield processors too," said Jim Carlton, VP of Marketing for Corsair. "Our initial products include an extreme-performance 2000MHz Dominator GT for enthusiasts wanting to squeeze maximum performance from their Lynnfield CPUs, plus two 8GB kits to take advantage of enhanced memory management in Microsoft's upcoming 64-bit Windows 7 operating system."
Here's a brief overview of the new memory kits:
  • CMX4GX3M2A1600C9: XMS / 1600MHz / CAS9
  • CMX4GX3M2A1600C8: XMS / 1600MHz / CAS8
  • CMD4GX3M2A1600C8: Dominator / 1600MHz / CAS8
  • CMG4GX3M2A2000C8: Dominator GT / 2000MHz / CAS8
  • CMX8GX3M4A1333C9: XMS / 1333MHz / CAS9
  • CMX8GX3M4A1600C9: XMS / 1600MHz / CAS9

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