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A-DATA has brought in quite a lot of RAM modules for CeBIT and its booth will be full of DRAm but you might want to bet on the company's new Alpha products to capture most of the people's attention. As seen below, the new memory will be bundled with quite a few cooling solutions to try and make every type overclocking enthusiast happy.

To cool off the new memory A-DATA offers either a 'basic' heatsinks, a heatsink with two fans attached and even a container which probably is set to house liquid nitrogen. It will be interesting to see if these solutions will be shown actually working and helping the memory reach new high frequencies. 2133 MHz would be a nice clock to beat.







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Cool.

But OCing isn't supposed to be friendly.
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I can already tell that that HS is pretty poor.... way too much thermal resistence. There is oo much heat trying to transfer along only the edge of the heatspreader. There is also the issue of thermal inefficeny of the gap. The two heatspreader edges aren't perfectly flat (lapping RAM anyone?).

Hasn't it already been shown that phased cooled RAM did not yield any overclocking capability?
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