OCZ today announced the release of the PC2-8000 Gold XTC DDR2 Series designed to run 1GHz+ speeds. OCZ will showcase the PC2-8000 Gold XTC series at CeBIT 2006 in Hannover, Germany to accompany the next generation platform releases that take place there annually.

“The simple fact that we can offer a DDR2-1000 solution is a true milestone in memory technology and shows our commitment to being the market leader,” commented Dr. Michael Schuette, VP of Technology Development at OCZ Technology. “Innovation is moving faster and faster in the platform sector and requires constant progression of our product lines. Because OCZ is prepared to offer 1GHz speeds, consumers can truly benefit from the performance rewards of the latest platforms.”

“The demand for ultra high speed DDR2 solutions is fueled by both the introduction of next generation platforms and the ever increasing computing demands put on systems by serious Gamers and Enthusiasts,” stated Alex Mei, VP of Marketing, OCZ Technology. “OCZ is excited to showcase our new PC2-8000 Gold XTC Series, which will offer gamers the preeminent DDR2 solution, at the upcoming CeBIT show.”

As part of the award-winning Gold XTC series, the new PC2-8000 Gold features the innovative OCZ XTC (Xtreme Thermal Convection) Heatspreaders. The unique design used in the XTC heatspreaders optimizes the thermal management of memory modules by promoting greater airflow than conventional heatspreader designs.

The PC2-8000 Gold XTC Series will be offered in 512MB and 1GB (1024MB) modules, as well as 1GB (2×512) and 2GB (2×1024) dual channel kits. The modules are rated to run at 1000MHz (DDR2-1000) at timings of 5-6-6-15. All OCZ Technology memory is back by an industry leading Lifetime Warranty and direct Technical Support.

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