Kingston Unveils Low-Power DDR2 Memory for Nextgen Notebooks

Kingston Unveils Low-Power DDR2 Memory for Nextgen Notebooks


Kingston Technology has come out with an advanced memory module to support next-generation notebooks and mobile applications. Categorized as ValueRAM DDR2 667-MHz (PC2-6400), the new memory modules are being offered in 256-MB, 512-MB and 1-GB capacities. The company has begun the shipping of the new memory module though in a limited quantity.

Kingston is promoting ValueRAM DDR2 667-MHz as the surefire solution that will adequately support the future series of notebooks for a long time. Mark Tekunoff, Senior Technology Manager, Kingston commented, “Kingston is delivering the next evolution of ValueRAM DDR2 SO-DIMM memory, ready to support the newest notebook designs being prepared for the market. Like all ValueRAM products, the new 667-MHz modules were designed and qualified by careful selection of the best components, then assembled and tested for ultimate performance. ”

The new offering has already found favors with ATI who manufactures Radeon Xpress 200 chipsets based notebooks, the company promises to make full use of Kingston’s new memory module in its future notebooks. Meanwhile, another key point that Kingston highlighted is almost a 50% drop in power consumption by the new DDR2 ValueRAM 667-MHZ memory module compared existing DDR modules.