In this line of work, we often get to experiment with and test the latest and greatest PC hardware. Typically, processors and graphics cards get the lion's share of attention, but memory manufactures have also been pushing the envelope as of late. Corsair in particular has some exciting products on tap, one of which just landed in the lab.
What you see pictured above is Corsair's brand new TW3X2G2133C9DF memory kit. If you're well versed in Corsair's naming convention, you can probable ascertain this kit's specifications just by looking at its model number, but for those that need a translations, this is a 2GB, dual channel Dominator kit, rated for an impressing 2.133GHz with a CAS latency of 9. Here are the full specifications to complete the picture...
In case you're keeping score, a frequency rating of 2.133GHz makes the Corsair TW3X2G2133C9DF kit one of the fastest out there. Other companies have demonstrated products operating at this speed, but Corsair was the first to deliver a retail-ready kit to the HotHardware labs. We'll be putting this memory through its paces in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for the full review.