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OCZ Technology, today announced the PC2-6400 Platinum Vista Performance Edition 4GB (2x2048MB) dual channel kit. These new modules feature enhanced timings and are the ultimate upgrade for gamers transitioning their high-performance systems to Windows Vista. For enthusiasts shifting to Vista and who need the performance of high speed memory, the PC2-6400 Platinum 4GB kit is the ideal upgrade from the standard 2GB of RAM.




As part of OCZ's Platinum series, the PC2-6400 4GB modules are engineered to satisfy the demands of overclockers and enthusiasts and designed deliver the performance and speed gamers require for today's graphic-intensive DirectX 10 PC games. At 800MHz, the 4GB Platinum Edition runs at blazing fast 5-4-4 timings and offers unprecedented bandwidth and stability on the latest platforms.

"Nothing enhances system performance as much as the amount of memory since the system memory is still the fastest storage medium in any personal computer," commented Dr. Michael Schuette, VP of Technology Development at OCZ Technology. "High system memory densities become especially important for use with the latest platform generations utilizing PCI Express and other integrated peripherals such as network controllers since those components take away memory from the total system memory pool. More important is yet to make sure that memory performance is not sacrificed by going to high densities. That is where the new 4GB Platinum kits combine the best of two worlds—abundant memory with OCZ's patent-pending Enhanced Bandwidth Technology to again raise the bar for memory products."

The PC2-6400 Platinum Vista Performance Edition memory will be available in 2048MB (2GB) modules and 4GB dual channel kits. All modules are 100% hand-tested for quality assurance and compatibility and feature high quality, platinum-mirrored XTC (Xtreme Thermal Convection) heatspreaders for the most effective heat dissipation. Furthermore, each OCZ Platinum Edition memory module is backed by the industry leading OCZ Lifetime Warranty and technical support for unparalleled peace of mind.

For more information on the PC2-6400 Platinum Vista Performance Edition 4GB (2x2048MB) dual channel kit, please click here.
Source: OCZ Technology
    
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Wow, 4gb modules? 2gb havn't really become necessary yet
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It's a 4gb kit, 2x2gb. It's just saying that its got faster timings?
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It is? I was confused when I saw "the PC2-6400 4GB modules"
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M'eh, I dont think DDR2 is going to be that great at 8gb/system. I think DDR3 is what will take advantage of such high volumes of memory. I am going to go for the faster 4x1gb setup I can and let my 8gb setup be on DDR3.

Still, maybe this will drop the price on current products *wishful thinking*
    
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Man, i remember when i made my dad upgrade our computer to 16mb so i could play a flight sim...
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It's a 4gb kit, 2x2gb. It's just saying that its got faster timings?


nothing will ever bat mushkin
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Man, i remember when i made my dad upgrade our computer to 16mb so i could play a flight sim...
I remember when I had a 386 with 4MB of ram and had to spend $240 to get to 8 MB to play the newest wizardry game.
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I remember when I had a 386 with 4MB of ram and had to spend $240 to get to 8 MB to play the newest wizardry game.
yea, we're kinda off topic with our "war stories", but i think we were upgrading from 4 mb...

Anyway back on topic

it's good that they have the low timings, but the speed doesnt' seem too impressive... 800 is it?

Hopefully it'll oc to about the 900 or 1000 range...and keep the timings
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M'eh, I dont think DDR2 is going to be that great at 8gb/system. I think DDR3 is what will take advantage of such high volumes of memory. I am going to go for the faster 4x1gb setup I can and let my 8gb setup be on DDR3.

Still, maybe this will drop the price on current products *wishful thinking*
Why would DDR2 or DDR3 type have to do with being great at memory size? It is the chipset and application that utilize it that matters.
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