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Kingston HyperX 3GB DDR3-2000

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Posted February 3, 2009 by Jake in RAM

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Introduction

Since Intel made the big move of putting the memory controller on-die in the CPU with the Core i7 architecture, there have been a few other significant resulting effects to the PC core components as well. Gone is the the Front Side Bus (FSB) from previous architectures and this means a huge increase in bandwidth since it’s not married to the FSB anymore.

This is where triple-channel memory comes in. Currently limited to X58 motherboards and Core i7 setups, tri-channel memory sets the bar for new speed standards, shedding the FSB constraints we’ve known for so long. Now the floodgates of tri-channel products are opened, and we’re seeing many products hit the market from all major memory manufacturers. One of those companies known for offering top-end enthusiast modules is Kingston Technology. Today we’re looking at a set Kingston HyperX 3GB tri-channel DDR3-2000 modules, the fastest set of memory you can find on the market, capable of eye-watering performance in the triple channel setup.

We’d like to thank our friends at Kingston Technology for supplying the review sample.

Founded in 1987 with a single product offering, Kingston? Technology now offers more than 2,000 memory products that support nearly every device that uses memory, from computers, servers and printers to MP3 players, digital cameras and cell phones. In 2007, the company’s sales exceeded $4.5 billion. With global headquarters in Fountain Valley, California, Kingston employs more than 4,500 people worldwide. Regarded as one of the ?Best Companies to Work for in America? by Fortune magazine, Kingston?s tenets of respect, loyalty, flexibility and integrity create an exemplary corporate culture. Kingston believes that investing in its people is essential, and each employee is a vital part of Kingston?s success.

Now let’s take a look at these tri-channel sticks!

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