Kingston Bumps DDR2 Notebook Memory to 2 GB

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Kingston Technology Co., Fountain Valley, Calif., today began shipping new versions of its DDR2 SO-DIMMs for notebook systems. The new ValueRAM chips offer increases in capacity for 533 MHz and 667 MHz DDR2 SO-DIMMs, as well as new 800 MHz DDR2 SO-DIMMs designed for next-generation notebooks.

Included in the lineup are new configurations for 533 MHz and 667 MHz modules. These are now offered in capacities up to 2 GB. The 533 MHz 2 GB Non-ECC CL4 SO-DIMM modules sell for $589; 667 MHz 2 GB Non-ECC CL5 SO-DIMM modules sell for $640. Both offer 1.8v operation and memory signal termination inside the chip to prevent reflected signal transmission errors.

Also new to Kingston’s ValueRAM line are two configurations of 800 MHz DDR2 Non-ECC CL5 SO-DIMMs. They're available in capacities of 512 MB and 1 GB and sell for $108 and $210, respectively. Like the other chips announced today, the 800 MHz versions offer 1.8v operation and memory signal termination inside the chip.

For more information, visit http://www.valueram.com.


About the author: Dave Nagel is the executive editor for 1105 Media's educational technology online publications and electronic newsletters. He can be reached at dnagel@1105media.com.

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