Monday, December 15, 2008

The A-Data XPG Gaming Series Memory Modules Are Geared Towards Gaming Enthusiasts Who Want to Stay on a Budget
There is more to a fast system than just a speedy processor; you also need a fast hard drive, graphics card, and memory, as well as a motherboard that supports overclocking and a decent component cooling solution. The problem is, the very fastest, highest-end components also tend to be the most expensive. Take for instance, the 3.2GHz Intel Core i7-965 Extreme Edition. It is presently the fastest consumer-level Intel CPU available—and easily costs around $700 more than the lower-end 2.66GHz Core i7-920. Another example is A-data's recently announced XPS DDR3-2133x v2.0 memory modules, which run at 2,133MHz (twice the speed of the officially-stated speed that the Core i7 platform supports)—A-Data hasn't announced pricing yet, but they are sure to cost considerably more than standard DDR3 SDRAM modules...