OCZ today announces two new 1600MHz parts including the first enhanced bandwidth high speed DDR3.
The newest additions to the OCZ DDR3 family offer enthusiasts performance they can really sink their teeth into and feature blazing fast speeds of 1600MHz and the incredibly fast latencies of 7-7-7 and 7-6-6 on ASUS motherboards.
The new PC3-12800 Platinum Edition was developed to offer enthusiasts a memory solution that takes full advantage of the capabilities of the Intel P35 and X38 Express chipsets. At 1600MHz, the OCZ PC3-12800 Platinum and is rated to run CL7-7-7 to truly take these next generation platforms to new heights.
For enthusiasts OCZ is introducing the PC3-12800 EB (Enhanced Bandwidth) Edition featuring the ideal balance of sheer DDR3 speed and enhanced timings. This memory is specially designed and optimized for the latest generation of ASUS motherboards. As one of OCZ?s legendary Enhanced Bandwidth (EB) editions, the DDR3-1600 Platinum EB increases effective memory bandwidth through the optimization of memory latencies between the system memory, the chipset, and memory controller. At 1600MHz, the PC2-12800 EB edition is rated for 7-6-6 timings on ASUS platforms.
Both OCZ Platinum DDR3-1600 modules will be available in 2x1024MB dual channel kits.