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Old 17th Aug 2012, 10:47   #1
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Kingston outs HyperX Predator memory range

New! Fast! Shiny! Flamin' tall!
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardwar...erx-predator/1
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Old 17th Aug 2012, 11:31   #2
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Really? Is heat really the cause of failed memory overclocks?
Do we need such tall heatsinks??

I suppose the one saving grace is that the kind of people who want this level of cooling are probably using watercooling, cos there is no way those DIMMs are fitting under any decent air coolers.
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Old 17th Aug 2012, 12:43   #3
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Actually I think this wins the OTT heatsink award from kingston
http://www.kingston.com/us/memory/hyperx/h2o

That would look so cool
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Old 17th Aug 2012, 14:02   #4
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Considering just how close memory slots usually are to the cpu socket these days I don't see much point of a market for memory with such tall heatsinks as they can pretty much only be sold to people who use wtercooling on the cpu.

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Really? Is heat really the cause of failed memory overclocks?
Do we need such tall heatsinks??
Nope, technically there is no need for it provided decent ics and binning procedures are used as the imc will limit the memory oc, not the memory itself, however DDR3 prices are extremely low, so manufacturers have to do something to make their products stand out from the masses in order to be able to make a profit.
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Actually I think this wins the OTT heatsink award from kingston
http://www.kingston.com/us/memory/hyperx/h2o

That would look so cool
Actually : http://www.kingston.com/us/memory/hyperx/blu/red . On the page they call it "HyperX red", but take a look at the URL or product list. OTT naming
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Actually : http://www.kingston.com/us/memory/hyperx/blu/red . On the page they call it "HyperX red", but take a look at the URL or product list. OTT naming
Thats just plain stupid
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Think ill just be buying some memory off crucial for about twenty quid thanks.
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