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Corsair Launches Triple Pack Memory modules for Intel® CoreTM i7 processors

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Fremont, CA, October 21, 2008Corsair® a worldwide leader in high performance computer and flash memory products, announced today that it is launching a full line of DDR3 performance memory products designed for Intel® CoreTM i7 processor.

Designed to take advantage of the Core i7 processor’s triple-channel memory controller, Corsair will offer memory solutions supporting three different DDR3 memory speeds in triple memory packs: 1333MHz, 1600MHz and 1866MHz. The 1866MHz Corsair DDR3 modules will be the world’s fastest Intel® CoreTM i7 solution. Each memory speed will feature kits of three 1 Gigabyte or 2 Gigabyte modules for a total of 3 Gigabyte or 6 Gigabyte kits. The 1600MHz and 1866MHz DDR3 memory kits will also feature the industry’s highest performance memory technology, Corsair’s patented Dual-Path Heat Exchange (DHX), for maximum performance and reliability. With six total products available, Corsair is launching the most comprehensive product line available for the Intel® CoreTM i7 processor.

"Corsair is famous for producing cutting-edge products for new platforms," said Martin Mueller, Senior Director of Engineering at Corsair. "With the Core i7 processor’s new triple-channel memory controller, memory bandwidth is more important than ever, and Corsair goes above and beyond the minimum requirements and delivers real performance gains with a wide range of products."

Corsair’s DDR3-1333 part is available immediately in both 3x1GB and 3x2GB densities. With today’s modern programs utilizing more memory than ever before, Corsair recommends 6GB for optimum performance on the Intel® CoreTM i7 platform. Next to launch will be the Dominator DDR3-1600MHz kit, with the DDR3-1866MHz kits to follow just before the official launch of the Intel® CoreTM i7 processor.

Expected US MSRP

TR3X6G1866C9DF    6GB Kit 1866MHz DOMINATOR with Airflow fan    $475
TR3X3G1866C9DF    3GB Kit 1866MHz DOMINATOR with Airflow fan    $250
TR3X6G1600C8D    6GB Kit 1600MHz DOMINATOR    $300
TR3X3G1600C8D    3GB Kit 1600MHz DOMINATOR    $175
TR3X6G1333C9    6GB Kit 1333MHz    $230
TR3X3G1333C9    3GB Kit 1333MHz    $120