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Corsair XMS Xpert Preview

by David Ross on 12 January 2005, 00:00

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Introduction

It goes without saying that good memory is an important part of a fast, stable system, and I'm sure many of us will have encountered the pitfalls of cheaper RAM at some point, albeit through poor performance or the appearance of the dreaded blue screen of death.

When it comes to looking for memory manufacturers you can trust, regardless of your requirements, Corsair will always be there towards the top of the list, and with good reason. At the enthusiasts end of the scale, many of you will be familiar with their XMS brand of modules, which have been slowly ramping up speeds all the way to their currently available DDR550 capable sticks. Today we'll be taking a brief look at a sample of the evolution of the XMS line, in the form of the XMS Xpert range. Final speeds and latencies haven't yet been decided for these products but, to be honest, that isn't what makes these memory modules unique...