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Corsair Breaks the 5GHz DDR4 Barrier With LPX Vengeance RAM

Corsair Breaks the 5GHz DDR4 Barrier With LPX Vengeance RAM

Corsair has shattered RAM speed records, debuting modules at a blistering 5GHz. The post Corsair Breaks the 5GHz DDR4 Barrier With LPX Vengeance RAM appeared first on ExtremeTech.
How to Troubleshoot Your Slow PC

How to Troubleshoot Your Slow PC

Credit: Cody Berg/Pexels.com Troubleshooting a PC is a pain. Here's how to make it easier and finally speed up your PC again. The post How to Troubleshoot Your Slow PC appeared first
The best RAM you can buy in 2019

The best RAM you can buy in 2019

We've put together a list of the best RAM kits you can buy to help you decide what your next upgrade should be. Whether you need additional memory, faster memory, or just some pretty lighting on your
If You Plan to Upgrade RAM on a DDR4 System, It’s Time to Pull the Trigger

If You Plan to Upgrade RAM on a DDR4 System, It’s Time to Pull the Trigger

If you're going to buy DDR4 for any system, this is the time to do it. RAM prices may get a bit lower, but DDR4 has virtually nowhere to go but up. The post If You Plan to Upgrade RAM on a DDR4
RAM has never been cheaper, but are the historic prices here to stay?

RAM has never been cheaper, but are the historic prices here to stay?

PC RAM is cheaper today than it's ever been, but that momentous fall comes after hitting its highest peak just over a year ago. Why has that happened? And is now the best time to upgrade?
The best RAM you can buy in 2019

The best RAM you can buy in 2019

We've put together a list of the best RAM kits you can buy to help you decide what your next upgrade should be. Whether you need additional memory, faster memory, or just some pretty lighting on your
Why RAM Prices Are Falling Through the Floor

Why RAM Prices Are Falling Through the Floor

DRAM price could decline by 20 percent in desktops and 30 percent in servers when compared with Q4 2018 pricing, and it's expected to continue to drop, according to a new report. The post Why RAM
Corsair Launches $3,000 192GB RAM Kit Clocked at 4GHz

Corsair Launches $3,000 192GB RAM Kit Clocked at 4GHz

If you're planning to buy an Intel Xeon W-3175X, which costs $3,000, you're going to need some RAM for it. Corsair has ideas on that front. The post Corsair Launches $3,000 192GB RAM Kit Clocked at
DRAM Manufacturers Slash Capacity Expansion to Limit Price Drops

DRAM Manufacturers Slash Capacity Expansion to Limit Price Drops

RAM pricing is finally dropping, but DRAM manufacturers are taking steps to ensure the declines aren't too large. The post DRAM Manufacturers Slash Capacity Expansion to Limit Price Drops appeared
Potentially disastrous Rowhammer bitflips can bypass ECC protections

Potentially disastrous Rowhammer bitflips can bypass ECC protections

ECCploit is the first Rowhammer attack to defeat error-correcting code.
Chiplets Are the Future, but They Won’t Replace Moore’s Law

Chiplets Are the Future, but They Won’t Replace Moore’s Law

AMD and Intel are both moving to 'chiplet' configurations of one sort or another, but the long-term scaling issues faced by both aren't going away. The post Chiplets Are the Future, but They Won’t
SSD Prices Could Collapse in 2019

SSD Prices Could Collapse in 2019

NAND prices have already been falling for the past few months, and according to a new research note, the drop could actually increase as we head into 2019. The post SSD Prices Could Collapse in 2019

Intel's desktop 9th-generation Core chips can handle 128GB of RAM

To date, Intel's mainstream processors haven't supported more than 64GB of RAM. That's not a crisis-inducing problem right now (only demanding pros are likely to notice), but the time when you'll want
AMD’s Zen 2 Will Offer Higher Core Counts, Major IPC Gains: Report

AMD’s Zen 2 Will Offer Higher Core Counts, Major IPC Gains: Report

A new report suggests AMD could field mainstream desktop CPUs with up to 16 cores and a 10-15 percent IPC (instructions per cycle) uplift when the company moves to 7nm. The post AMD’s Zen 2 Will Offer
Apple’s new 2018 MacBook Pros are now available, and the top specs are much faster

Apple’s new 2018 MacBook Pros are now available, and the top specs are much faster

The laptop gets a specs bump and borrows features from the iPad Pro, iMac Pro.
Apple’s new 2018 MacBook Pros are now available, and the top specs are much faster

Apple’s new 2018 MacBook Pros are now available, and the top specs are much faster

The laptop gets a specs bump and borrows features from the iPad Pro, iMac Pro.
Intel Announces New Optane DC Persistent Memory

Intel Announces New Optane DC Persistent Memory

Intel has unveiled a new tier of Optane storage -- one designed to bridge the gap between volatile and non-volatile memory and create a new class of "Persistent" memory in the process. The post Intel
How much RAM do you need?

How much RAM do you need?

Although not quite as exciting as processors and graphics cards, RAM is one of the most important parts of your PC. Not having enough can hurt performance. So, how much RAM do you need?
Serious Rowhammer Attacks Can Now Be Carried Out Remotely

Serious Rowhammer Attacks Can Now Be Carried Out Remotely

Memory corrupting techniques used for local attacks can now be launched remotely, with no need for privilege escalation or direct system access. The post Serious Rowhammer Attacks Can Now Be Carried
Packets over a LAN are all it takes to trigger serious Rowhammer bit flips

Packets over a LAN are all it takes to trigger serious Rowhammer bit flips

The bar for exploiting potentially serious DDR weakness keeps getting lower.