First up we have DDR3/1066 running on a P35 chipset. It has CAS-6 timings which is a little better than the standard JEDEC CAS-7 spec. You could almost call it low latency.
There are 800 and 1066 flavours here, and 1333 running in the labs. Corsair will not launch until there are chipsets that use the RAM, but when that happens in a few months, it expects to also have DDR3/1600 available.
Pricing is not set yet, but as is usual with any new product, look for an initial price premium and watch it fade as availability goes up. Classic supply and demand.
Next we get to the shiny toys.
First up is the new XMS DHX memory, the silver ones behind the classic black Dominators. The DHX part is the longer PCB and the heatsink, and this will be coupled with the standard XMS memory giving you the oddly named XMS DHX. The Dominators will be the same PCB and heatsink with the fastest grade of memory, so the XMS DHX will be a lot cheaper.
The other one is really interesting, the Survivor memory sticks. These are screw on aluminium cases with rubber seals. They are not indestructible but are much harder to wound than a normal stick. They come in normal and GT flavors, and pricing for these should be in line with the same type of Voyager parts, not much if any more.
Three new products for Corsair at the show, two all new. I can't wait to get a Survivor and beat it up myself, but if you aren't into the destruction thing, you can always go for the DDR3. µ
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