Kingston ships ultra low latency HyperX DDR3 notebook memory

Here's another candidate for the likes of notebook gamers look to expand its memory-boundaries beyond stock. Kingston has announced the immediate release of an ultra-low latency HyperX DDR3 gaming SO-DIMMs for performance laptop. According to the manufacturer, the imminent roll-out of HyperX 2GB DDR3 1066MHz SO-DIMMs is the first of its kind with low latency setting at CL5-5-5-15.

The high-performance HyperX comes pre-installed with a metal heatspreader that maximizes thermal conduction when users take their system to the extreme. The package comes with a pair of 2GB kit (4GB total) (KHX8500S3ULK2/4G), it has a retail price of $228.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. –(Business Wire)– Dec 04, 2008 Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is first to market with ultra-low latency HyperX® DDR3 gaming SO-DIMMs. The new DDR3 1066MHz notebook memory modules are pre-programmed to high-performance, ultra-low latency values and built with a new metal heatspreader that further helps promote thermal conduction for added performance.

"Computer makers are releasing more DDR3-based notebook computers into the marketplace and Kingston is pleased to be first to ship ultra-low latency SO-DIMMs to meet the increased performance these laptops can offer," said Mark Tekunoff, senior technology manager, Kingston®. "Our HyperX DDR3 notebook modules with metal heatspreaders represent new technology for gamers who want every competitive edge possible when pushing system performance."

Kingston's new HyperX DDR3 SO-DIMM (Kingston part #: KHX8500S3ULK2/4G) joins a family of previously released HyperX DDR2 notebook modules in 800- and 667MHz frequencies. Kingston HyperX is backed by a lifetime warranty and free 24/7 technical support. For more detailed information please visit the Kingston Web site at