Corsair XMS2 5400UL, Shuttle XPC SN25P, HIS X850 XT IceQ II & More

We're starting the day off with the latest news out of Corsair. They introduce their new XMS2 5400UL DDR2 that runs at 675MHz at CAS 3-2-2-8-1T. You may also want to check out Bjorn3D's HIS X850XT IceQ II Dual DVI VIVO 256 video card. HIS is making some pretty impressive products as of late and their availability has improved quite a bit here in the states. When your done with that, you may want to check Dave's take on this impressive card here.

Corsair Demonstrates Industry Leadership by Introducing World's Fastest DDR2 Memory
-- New XMS2 5400UL offers blazing fast DDR2 memory performance
at the lowest latencies currently available --

Fremont, CA (April 7, 2005) - Corsair Memory, Inc., a worldwide leader in high performance memory and cooling products for the enthusiasts and the overclockers, today launched the world's first DDR2 memory that delivers a guaranteed clock speed of 675 MHz at extremely low latency settings of 3-2-2-8-1T. Developed and certified to provide unparalleled performance for the new NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Intel Edition platform, Corsair's new XMS2 5400UL memory promises unmatched speed and cutting edge technologies for the discerning PC enthusiasts.

Taking full advantage of Corsair's leadership in developing ultra low latency memory, the new XMS2 PC5400UL is a true next-generation DDR2 memory. Created specifically to leverage the nForce4 SLI Intel Edition chipset, the 5400UL is the most overclockable memory offered for the Intel platform. Available as a single module or a matched pair of single sided DIMMs based on very tightly screened 64Mx8 DDR2 DRAMs, the new XMS2 5400UL modules offer innovative features that boost peak performance while providing rock solid stability. PC enthusiasts and gamers can now enjoy performance leaps in system performance unseen before.

"The nFORCE4 SLI Intel Edition offers a powerful and flexible memory interface that is capable of supplying loads of bandwidth to the CPU. Corsair's new 5400UL family enables the user to maximize this capability," stated John Beekley, VP of Applications Engineering at Corsair. "We believe the 5400UL is the world's fastest production DDR2 module at both aggressive and relaxed latencies, making it the ideal memory choice for high performance DDR2 platforms."

Each XMS2 5400UL module is enclosed in a signature black heat spreader that provides efficient heat dissipation. The Twin2X kits are tested as a matched pair at their rated specifications and packaged together immediately after passing test, guaranteeing that the customer receives a product that has been verified in the dual channel environment. Corsair stands behind its products with an industry-leading life time warranty and a knowledgeable support team.

XMS2 PC5400UL Features:

-NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Intel Edition certified
-Guaranteed clock speed of 675 MHz (PC5400)
-Ultra low latency settings of 3 (CL) - 2 (TRCD) - 2 (TRP) - 8 (TRAS) , at 1T command rate and 2.1v
-Optimized for extreme overclocking with tight timings
-Available in the following packages:
CM2X512A-5400UL - Single Module of 512MB
TWIN2X1024A-5400UL - Matched Pair of 2 * 512MB modules (1GB kit)

Both single module and matched pair packages will be available through Corsair's authorized resellers and distributors worldwide. For more information and specifications of the new XMS2 5400UL products, please visit Corsair's website.

Shuttle XPC SN25P NFORCE4 SFF System @

"The SN25P is an NFORCE4 PCI-E solution for Socket 939 CPUs. When you see how much they have crammed into this SFF, you would be amazed. It has everything you could ask for from a full tower system, in a tiny package that can be carried around."

BenQ Joybee 102R Digital Audio Player @ CoolTechZone:

"The first thing you will notice about the Joybee is its odd name, but BenQ has a history of bringing products with names that really make no sense. Then again, the Joybee is a unique player and may very well suit its name. The Joybee is the smallest portable audio player offering from BenQ. The player itself is a small and rather stylistic product that will more than likely impress those who are looking to adopt this in their daily lives. In fact, it comes in three colors (purple, green and orange) and may even match with quite a few clothing items. This could be an added bonus to a selected few."

XG Extreme UV Mod box Kit review @ XtremeResources:

"I would like to thank the great guys at XGBox, today as I bring to you the XG Extreme UV Mod Kit. XGBox is hard at work establishing themselves in high end computer cases and aggressively pursuing what every LAN gamer wants, that one custom case everyone wants to check out and copy off of to make their own. The XG Extreme mod kit has what you need to make your case just a little more special than the rest."


"The HIS X850 XT IceQ II Dual DVI VIVO 256MB PCIe is yet another high-end ATI-powered card from HIS that costs a premium but delivers a lot of horsepower to your computer."

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