Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [OCZ] OCZ announces the worlds fastest 4gb kit
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[OCZ] OCZ announces the worlds fastest 4gb kit

post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
Source:http://www.ocztechnology.com/aboutocz/press/2008/281

Quote:
High-Speed, High-Density Flex II Memory Modules Harness the Overclocking Capabilities of Water Cooled Systems


Sunnyvale, CA—April 10, 2008—OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today unveiled the Flex II memory series, designed for blazing speeds demanded by enthusiasts. These premium modules run at incredibly fast DDR2-1150 speeds for high-performance systems with integrated water-cooling. Designed to the very core to offer enthusiasts the thermal management innovation of hybrid water and passive cooling, the new PC2-9200 Flex II Series offers rock-solid stability and performance for your high-end gaming or overclocking system.

The OCZ Flex II heat management solution enables high-frequency memory to operate within an optimal balance of extreme speeds and low latencies without the high temperatures that inhibit or damage the module. Each PC2-9200 Flex II memory module features this breakthrough thermal management technology from OCZ. Combining an effective new heatspreader design with integrated liquid injection system and dedicated channels directly over the module’s ICs, Flex II effectively dissipates heat produced by high-speed memory. This sophisticated series was engineered with a unique “flexible†design to give enthusiasts the option to run the modules passively or water cooled via the thick array of aluminum fins, and the concurrent use of both options promotes maximum heat dissipation.

Quote:
“One of the side effects of extreme memory speeds is an increase in performance robbing heat, and the new Flex II modules are among the most powerful memory solutions in the market place yet are able to remain cool and stable with an innovative new cooling design,†commented Dr. Michael Schuette, VP of Technology Development at OCZ Technology. “The thermal power is addressed using what we believe is the most advanced memory cooling solution currently available, suited for either liquid or air cooling system configuration to unleash the full power of 4 GB of DDR2 at the highest possible frequency.â€

The PC2-9200 Flex II modules are optimized for the latest cutting edge platforms and will be available in high-capacity 4GB (2x2048MB) dual channel kits for the latest gaming, 64-bit operating systems, and CAD applications. In its continued effort to make overclocking a user-friendly pastime, OCZ includes all the necessary accessories right in the box to setup your unique water-cooling system immediately after purchase, without the inconvenience of searching for additional hardware. As part of OCZ’s line-up of premium memory, the Flex II series is backed by a Lifetime Warranty and industry-leading technical support.

Harnessing the elite performance of high speeds, tight timings, and leading-edge heat dissipation, the unparalleled design of the new Flex II is a complete, all-encompassing solution certain to set a new standard for serious enthusiasts.
post #2 of 9
Dumb - I hate how OCZ uses gimmicks to sell their products, especially RAM... I'll take my plain jane G.Skill's over any OCZ product.

I should admit though, I did buy a set of Reaper's (the second version, not the really cheesy looking first version) and they just weren't up to par in terms of OC capability.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770k ASUS P8Z77I Deluxe EVGA GTX 980 FTW 8GB Team Xtreem 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 840 EVO All water... Win7 Ultimate Korean 27" 1440p 
PowerCaseAudio
Silverstone SX600-G Ncase M1 ALC898 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770k ASUS P8Z77I Deluxe EVGA GTX 980 FTW 8GB Team Xtreem 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 840 EVO All water... Win7 Ultimate Korean 27" 1440p 
PowerCaseAudio
Silverstone SX600-G Ncase M1 ALC898 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 9
fastest 4Gb kit? what happened to the DDR3 ones? lol.
post #4 of 9
Watercooling RAM? Wow.

~Gooda~
Water Cooled Quad
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Engineering Sample MSI P5N Diamond XFX Radeon 4850 4x2GB G.Skill DDR2-1000 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
640GB Boot - 2x 640GB Backup/Storage Lite-On DVD-R Windows 7 Professional x64 Samsung 245BW (24") 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 Ultra X3 850W RocketFish (Lian-Li) by Cyberdruid Microsoft Wireless 6000 
  hide details  
Reply
Water Cooled Quad
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Engineering Sample MSI P5N Diamond XFX Radeon 4850 4x2GB G.Skill DDR2-1000 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
640GB Boot - 2x 640GB Backup/Storage Lite-On DVD-R Windows 7 Professional x64 Samsung 245BW (24") 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 Ultra X3 850W RocketFish (Lian-Li) by Cyberdruid Microsoft Wireless 6000 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 9
Wow, i wonder what size barbs they will use.

Is it just me or would that cause a massive restriction in a WC set up!?

I doubt the water would be able to flow them heat spreaders effectively. They are way too thin.
Smallville
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel i5 3570k Asus Sabertooth Z77 Asus HD7950 DirectCU II Asus HD7950 DirectCU II 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
8GB DDR3 Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz 128GB Corsair Force Pro, 2 x 2TB HDD, 500GB Ext... LG Blu-Ray, DVD/CD RW drive Corsair H60 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit Genuine 27" Crossover 27Q S-IPS 1440p Cyborg V7 Corsair HX1000 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Phantom White Microsoft Sidewinder X8 Wireless Steelseries QcK Sennheiser eH250 
  hide details  
Reply
Smallville
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel i5 3570k Asus Sabertooth Z77 Asus HD7950 DirectCU II Asus HD7950 DirectCU II 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
8GB DDR3 Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz 128GB Corsair Force Pro, 2 x 2TB HDD, 500GB Ext... LG Blu-Ray, DVD/CD RW drive Corsair H60 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit Genuine 27" Crossover 27Q S-IPS 1440p Cyborg V7 Corsair HX1000 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Phantom White Microsoft Sidewinder X8 Wireless Steelseries QcK Sennheiser eH250 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Whodie View Post
Dumb - I hate how OCZ uses gimmicks to sell their products, especially RAM... I'll take my plain jane G.Skill's over any OCZ product.

I should admit though, I did buy a set of Reaper's (the second version, not the really cheesy looking first version) and they just weren't up to par in terms of OC capability.
So how fast can those GSkills run? I mean I don't watercool my RAM, but it would definitely make sure that it wouldn't die an early death from heat......I wouldn't do it because of the pressure drop in the loop though.
PWNzershreck
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930K @ 4.6 GHz ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition MSI GTX 1080 FE Heatkiller Acetal 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 1600C9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x Samsung 840 Pro  ASUS DVD-RW SATA Koolance 380i & 2x HW Labs 480GTX Arch Linux x86_64, Windows 7 x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG UC88-B Ultrawide, ASUS VS278Q Ducky Corsair AX1200i Caselabs STH10 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 Func 1030 ASUS Xonar Essence STX 
  hide details  
Reply
PWNzershreck
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930K @ 4.6 GHz ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition MSI GTX 1080 FE Heatkiller Acetal 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 1600C9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x Samsung 840 Pro  ASUS DVD-RW SATA Koolance 380i & 2x HW Labs 480GTX Arch Linux x86_64, Windows 7 x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG UC88-B Ultrawide, ASUS VS278Q Ducky Corsair AX1200i Caselabs STH10 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 Func 1030 ASUS Xonar Essence STX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 9
It all depends on what the latencies are. 800Mhz DDR2 at 4-4-4 is 'performance'. 1600Mhz DDR3 at 8-8-8 is also 'performance'. You see how its all pretty much doubled? This means the actual performance increase is technically nill. Now if you have 1100Mhz at 4-4-4 then there you go, big ol performance jump because you can do more per cycle.
Hex
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom 1100T ASUS M4A89TD GTX 470 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 500GB + WD 1TB LG DVD RW Windows 7 Pro Viewsonic 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft X6 Cooler Master 750W Antec 300 CM Storm Sentinel 
  hide details  
Reply
Hex
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom 1100T ASUS M4A89TD GTX 470 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 500GB + WD 1TB LG DVD RW Windows 7 Pro Viewsonic 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft X6 Cooler Master 750W Antec 300 CM Storm Sentinel 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 9
Not to hijack; i planned to buy OCZ Reaper Hpc Edition PC2-8500 DDR2 4GB 2X2GB DDR2-1066 CL5-5-5-15 Dual Channel EPP Memory Kit, are those good ? They looked quite nice.
     
CPUGraphicsRAMOS
i7 4710q Nvidia GT840M 8GB DDR-3 1600 Windows 8.1 
Monitor
17" 1600x900 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 930 D0 ASUS P6T-SE Sapphire 5750 1Gig @ 820/1275 Asus 6770 DirectCU 1Gig @ 908/1150 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Kingston Value 18 Gigs 1086mhz CL8 Western Digital 640GB Black LG GH24LS50 24x Windows 7 Home Premium 64 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
ASUS VW266H 26" 1920x1200 Antec True Power New 750 watts Thermaltake V3 Black Edition Logitech G5 V2 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUGraphicsRAMOS
i7 4710q Nvidia GT840M 8GB DDR-3 1600 Windows 8.1 
Monitor
17" 1600x900 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 930 D0 ASUS P6T-SE Sapphire 5750 1Gig @ 820/1275 Asus 6770 DirectCU 1Gig @ 908/1150 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Kingston Value 18 Gigs 1086mhz CL8 Western Digital 640GB Black LG GH24LS50 24x Windows 7 Home Premium 64 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
ASUS VW266H 26" 1920x1200 Antec True Power New 750 watts Thermaltake V3 Black Edition Logitech G5 V2 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Whodie View Post
Dumb - I hate how OCZ uses gimmicks to sell their products, especially RAM... I'll take my plain jane G.Skill's over any OCZ product.

I should admit though, I did buy a set of Reaper's (the second version, not the really cheesy looking first version) and they just weren't up to par in terms of OC capability.
Hey now, they aren't that bad an overclocker! Never really tried for frequency, bit I did find around 1200 5-5-5-15 2T @ 2.3 volts was almost stable, so ~2.4 probably would have worked, but Nvidia chipsets prefer 1T and low latencies.

4-4-4-12 850 mhz 1T @ 2.2 volts, barely any heat.

Though I do agree, watercooling your RAM like this it is only for folks going on suicide LN2 or DICE runs.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D T7100 1.8 ghz (undervolted) ummm... Dell Intel X3100 2 x 1gb 667mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Fujitsu 7200 RPM 120gb CD-RW/DVD dual boot Vista business 1440x900 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D T7100 1.8 ghz (undervolted) ummm... Dell Intel X3100 2 x 1gb 667mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Fujitsu 7200 RPM 120gb CD-RW/DVD dual boot Vista business 1440x900 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [OCZ] OCZ announces the worlds fastest 4gb kit