Corsair Memory, a leading designer and maker of advanced memory modules, said Wednesday it had developed DDR2 memory products with the worlds most aggressive latency settings of CL3 3-3-8. Corsairs XMS2 Series 4300C memory modules are rated to operate at 538MHz with CL3 3-3-8 latency settings. These modules have been tested and pre-tuned to deliver optimal performance in the majority of mainboards based on i915- and 925-series based mainboards. The new sticks include Corsairs PlugnFrag technology: they boot up in most platforms at the advanced CL3 3-3-8 latencies with no need for BIOS tweaking.
Earlier this year a number of popular memory brands – Corsair Memory, Crucial Technology, Kingston Memory and OCZ Technology Group have unveiled advanced DDR2 memory modules with shrunk memory latencies and increased core-clocks. Corsairs and OCZs high-speed DDR2 are certified to operate at 667MHz with CL4 4-4-12 latency settings, Crucials and Kingstons product can work at 667MHz with CL4 4-4-10 timings. However, typical PC2-4300 and PC2-4200 memory modules were only rated to typical JEDEC latencies of CL4 4-4-10 or similar settings.
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News source: Xbit Labs