There Is No Sense in High-Speed Dual-Channel Memory Kits – OCZ.

First of all: "Duh!". Secondly, the 'enthousiasts' are not asking for high-frequency memory. Not the mainstream overclockers, who are in 90% of the cases limited by their CPU anyway and certainly not the extreme overclockers who have no interest in running timings such as 9-11-9 to reach high frequencies. It's all about performance, boys, not the amount of MHz.

There is an ongoing fight between a number of premium memory modules in terms of clock-speeds. But does anybody need them? OCZ Techology Group, a leading supplier of memory modules does not think exactly so. Intel Corp., the world’s largest maker of microprocessors, currently has two platforms: the LGA1366 for high-end systems and the LGA1156 for mainstream computers. The triple-channel LGA1366 platform by definition has higher bandwidth than the LGA1156 one with dual-channel memory controller at almost any reasonable clock-speed. But maybe the rise of clock-speeds will not work? It will, but only in the certain cases, according to OCZ. “We are offering a complete line of memory and it does make sense to make more mainstream parts for the LGA1156 platform. DDR3 1333 and 1600 are just fine for this platform and we are still focused on high density kits because the larger memory volumes are good for 64-bit applications. We still think it makes sense to have more memory than ultra fast lower densities, said Alex Mei, executive vice-president and chief of marketing operations. But OCZ is looking forward and maybe the world will see 2.60GHz from OCZ. "If there is demand from our enthusiast consumers we will make it happen,” Mr Mei concluded.

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