is a well known company, producing quality memory for almost all lines of PC users, for home, business, professional as well as enthusiast overclockers. Recently, OCZ provided us with its latest DDR2 PC2-5400 Gold Dual Channel modules.
- Memory Description & Specs
OCZ Gold DDR2 is designed to offer gamers incredible high speed performance at a relatively low price. The OCZ PC2-5400 Gold Series boasts 4-4-4 timings - lower latencies than standard DDR2-677 - combating system lag time and helping deliver maximum frame rates.
All OCZ Gold DDR2 products are 100% hand-tested to ensure reliable performance. Furthermore, every DDR2-677 Dual Channel Kit is confirmed as a matched pair to ensure flawless performance on most motherboards. Each member of the OCZ PC2-5400 Gold family offers integrated gold mirrored copper heatspreaders for efficient heat dissipation, a lifetime warranty, toll-free technical support and the exclusive EVP® (Extended Voltage Protection) coverage.
Manufactured to OCZ's rigid standards for quality and performance, the OCZ Gold DDR2 is the ultimate gaming solution and a must-have for a mission complete.
- 667MHz DDR2
- CL 4-4-4-8 (CAS-TRCD-TRP-TRAS)
- 1GB (2X512) and 2GB (2X1024) dual channel optimized kits
- Gold Mirrored Copper Heatspreader
- Lifetime Warranty
- 1.8 Volts
- 240 Pin DIMM
- 2.2V EVP - OCZ's unique Extended Voltage Protection feature allows PC2-5400 modules to handle voltages up to 2.2V ±5% and still be covered by our Lifetime Warranty.
The label on the 512MB modules we received :
In the following pages we will compare the performance of the OCZ PC2 5400 Gold Series at three different settings. First, we will set the CPU at FSB800, the memory at 533Mhz and the voltage at minimum 1.8V. Next, we will increase the voltage for the memory modules to the maximum allowed, 2.2V. Finally we will set the FSB speed to 1066 and the memory modules to 667Mhz.