Kingston announces support of AMD AM2 with their DDR2 800 MHz ValueRAM Modules
Kingston Technology to Support AMD Athlon(TM) 64 product family for Socket AM2 Platforms with New DDR2 800 MHz ValueRAM Modules Fountain Valley, CA (May 23, 2006), KingstonÂ® Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of DDR2 800-MHz (PC2-6400) ValueRAMÂ® memory modules to support select socket AM2 desktop processors. Kingston’s new DDR2 800-MHz ValueRAM modules are available in capacities up to 2 GB and are the next generation evolution of DDR memory technology, featuring faster speeds, higher data bandwidths, lower power consumption, and enhanced thermal performance over DDR. Kingston worked with AMD and partners during the development of DDR2 based platforms which will support DDR2 memory. While the socket AM2 platforms support standard DDR2 533-MHz and 667-MHz, they also have the capability to support DDR2 800-MHz modules. “Kingston’s longstanding relationship with AMD allows us to introduce high performance memory technology and bring our latest DDR2 based memory technologies to the market, together,” said Mark Tekunoff, senior technology manager, Kingston. “Kingston’s DDR2 800-MHz ValueRAM, combined with the AMD Athlon(TM) 64 product family will create the ideal high performance computing PCs for customers’ desktop and workstation applications,” added Tekunoff.