Items tagged with heat spreaders

Kingston Technology Adds T1 Heatspreaders to Popular HyperX 1600MHz 6GB Triple-Channel Kits for Intel Core i7 SystemsHigh-Profile Heatspreaders Improve Thermal Conditions When Overclocking Fountain Valley, CA – June 22, 2009 -- Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is shipping its HyperX 1600MHz triple-channel kits with the high-profile T1 heatspreaders. The 1600MHz frequency is a sweet spot amongst gamers, and combining it with the popular T1 heatspreaders gives enthusiasts a performance advantage through improved heat diffusion while overclocking and gaming. The new 1600MHz kit (Kingston® part #: KHX12800D3T1K3/6GX) is available... Read more...
We were sent a copy of the PDF referenced in Sean's news post below. Basically, Corsair is claiming that OCZ's new XTC heat spreaders are no more effective than the somewhat standard "flat" heat spreaders used on most high-end modules. Here's a big snip from the PDF... All our tests used the RST Pro card "Stress Test" to heavily exercise the memory. The tests were run in one of our qualification ovens at exactly 68 degrees F ambient temperature. Our standard stability test includes 3 iterations of the RST Pro2 "Burn in" option, with Stuck, Weave, Jump, Primes, Parity, Pseudo Random, ATS, and Crosstalk turned on. A passing result was considered to be three consecutive... Read more...