Most notebooks sold currently come either with 512MB or 1GB of DD2-533 memory. Latest laptop chipsets support up to DDR2 SO-DIMM 667, supposing to full release laptops memory bandwith and speed. We wanted to see if upgrading from stock laptop memory of DDR2-533 to DDR-667 Mhz would offer any significant performance gain either with benchmarks or real life gaming. OCZ kindly offered us their fastest available memory for laptops, the OCZ PC2-5400 SO-DIMM.
- OCZ PC2-5400 DDR2 SO-DIMM
OCZ offers a full line of products for laptop users. Checking over www.ocztechnology.com we can see that OCZ supports DDR2 667Mhz with the following specs:
- 667MHz DDR2
- CL 5-5-5-15
- Available in 512MB and 1GB modules
- 1.8 Volts
- Lifetime Warranty
- 200 Pin DIMM
OCZ DDR2 SO-DIMMs are built with idrustry standards, 200 Pin DIMM and CL 5. Most laptop's doesn't offer any kind of overclocking features for memory, that means you are stuck with default memory timings and voltage.