“Corsair has a long and illustrious history as an innovator in the memory market. For many years the only recognizable brand of enthusiast memory was Corsair. OCZ has firmly established itself in recent years as one of the most creative makers of enthusiast memory with innovations like Extended Latency memory and high-voltage VX DIMMs for extreme overclockers. It was no surprise then, given the history of these two companies, to be contacted for a look at their newest and fastest DDR2 memory.
Both memory companies consider the modules tested here the best DDR2 they currently offer on the market. It is surprising then to see Corsair rate their DDR2 at DDR2-800 with specified 3-4-3 timings. OCZ rates the new Titanium Alpha at DDR2-1000 at 4-4-4 timings. As seen in the past, both OCZ and Corsair are often quite conservative in their ratings of their best memories. We were curious to see what these “best-of-the-best” could really do in our new Core 2 Extreme memory test bed.”
Here are some more Memory articles from around the web:
- Mushkin 2GB EM2-6400 DDR2-800 Memory Kit Review @ Virtual-Hideout
- OCZ 2GB PC2-7200 “Special Ops” DDR2 Review @ Virtual-Hideout
- Kingston HyperX 2GB PC2-6400 CL4 DDR2 Review @ Virtual-Hideout
- Old Skool Micron Fatbody D9 Reunion @ PC Modding Malaysia
- Corsair Twin2X2048-8500C5 Memory @ 3dGameMan
- Super Talent T800UX2GC4 2GB DDR2 Memory Kit Review @ XYZ Computing
- Mushkin XP2-6400 Memory @ motherboards.org
Corsair & OCZ ram the competition aside
Anandtech pits Corsair’s DDR2 CM2X1024 6400C3 (3-4-3-9 @ 800) against OCZ’s Ti Alpha PC2-8000 VX2 (4-4-4-15 @ 1000). Both have headroom to overclock, and run at different stock voltages. Find out what can be done with these DIMMs on an Intel Core 2 Duo X6800 system.