Friday, December 26, 2008

Buffalo Announces the Fastest DDR3 SDRAM to Date With its 2,200MHz Buffalo FireStix Inferno Series
The Intel Core i7 processor in concert with the Intel X58 chipset (currently the only chipset that supports the Core i7) can use only DDR3 SDRAM modules. The officially-supported DDR3 memory speed that the X58 supports is 1,066MHz—and 6GB (2GBx3) 1,066MHz DDR3 SDRAM kits current sell for less than $200. But that doesn't mean that with the proper cooling solutions, motherboard, and BIOS settings that you can't run an X58 motherboard and Core i7 processor with much faster memory...