Fountain Valley, CA 4/9/08–Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the launch of 1600MHz HyperXR DDR3 mid-range memory for gamers and mainstream users alike. Now shipping in 1GB and 2GB modules and 2GB and 4GB memory kits, the new HyperX modules bring the latest in DDR3 memory technology to more system builders and developers at economic price points.

“With more new chipsets able to take advantage of DDR3 memory, the time was right for Kingston to release 1600MHz modules to fill the need for an economic alternative to higher priced 1600MHz modules on the market,” said Dara Sun, strategic alliance manager, KingstonR. “Our goal with this new offering is to meet the demand for a more mainstream performing DDR3 product while complementing our high frequency top-performing memory technology.”

The latest entry in its DDR3 family of next-generation enthusiast memory, Kingston’s 1600MHz DDR3 modules deliver optimum performance when paired with the latest DDR3 chipsets. Kingston released HyperX 1375MHz DDR3 during Computex 2007, followed by 1800MHz and low-latency 1625MHz DDR3 memory in October 2007. Kingston also makes DDR3 solutions that are Intel XMP and NVIDIA SLI certified and will soon debut HyperX SO-DIMMs for notebook systems.

1GB 1600MHz (CL9-9-9-27 @ 1.7-1.9v) module
$198.00 MSRP (U.S. only)

2GB 1600MHz (CL9-9-9-27 @ 1.7-1.9v) module
$395.00 MSRP (U.S. only)

2GB 1600MHz (CL9-9-9-27 @ 1.7-1.9v) kit of 2
$395.00 MSRP (U.S. only)

4GB 1600MHz (CL9-9-9-27 @ 1.7-1.9v) kit of 2
$790.00 MSRP (U.S. only)