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Kingston Technology Announces NVIDIA SLI-Ready HyperX DDR2 Low-Latency 800 MHz Modules

[5 July 2006], Kingston Technology, the world's leading independent memory manufacturer, today announced the release of its NVIDIA SLI-Ready 800MHz low-latency modules. With a simple one step process the HyperX DDR2 PC2-6400 modules increase overall system performance when paired with select NVIDIA nForce 500 series-based motherboards. Kingston Technology's NVIDIA SLI-Ready modules are designated with an "N" in the part number and are available in 1-GB and 2-GB kits. Kingston Technology and NVIDIA have specifically designed and engineered the HyperX module to give users the ability to boost system performance by simply installing NVIDIA SLI-Ready components. Without needing to tune the BIOS, users can simply select their performance option during the system configuration. Thomas Marschner, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Europe at Kingston Technology comments, "Kingston is extremely excited to be bringing this cutting-edge memory technology to the PC enthusiast market." Marschner continues, "This new range of HyperX products is ideal for gamers and PC enthusiasts who want to achieve increased performance without having to alter their BIOS settings." NVIDIA SLI technology is a revolutionary platform innovation that allows users to intelligently scale performance by combining multiple NVIDIA graphics solutions in a single system using an NVIDIA nForce SLI media and communications processor (MCP). Using proprietary software algorithms and dedicated scalability logic in each NVIDIA graphics processing unit (GPU) and MCP, Kingston Technology's NVIDIA SLI technology delivers the highest performance computing solution. Drew Henry, General Manager of MCP Products at NVIDIA comments, "Kingston Technology and NVIDIA are dedicated to engineering the latest in ground-breaking technology. We are pleased to give certification to Kingston Technology's NVIDIA SLI-Ready PC2-6400 low latency 800MHz DDR2 modules." Henry continues, "Kingston Technology has brought the might of its industry expertise to the development of the NVIDIA SLI-Ready HyperX modules and we are fortunate to be working with one of the world's leading memory manufacturer's. All NVIDIA SLI-Ready components are backed by a rigorous testing and certification process in order to deliver a highly dependable platform solution, ensuring unmatched system stability and platform compatibility. NVIDIA SLI-Ready 800-MHz low-latency HyperX features: · 2.0 Volts operation · Latency Timings: 4-4-4-12 · Dual channel memory kits up to 2 GB kit NVIDIA SLI-Ready 800MHz low latency HyperX Memory Modules Part Number Capacity and Features MSRP (+ VAT) KHX6400D2LLK2/1GN 1GB kit 800MHz DDR2 Low-Latency CL4 (4-4-4-12) DIMM (NVIDIA SLI-Ready) £ 123 KHX6400D2LLK2/2GN 2GB kit 800MHz DDR2 Low-Latency CL4 (4-4-4-12) DIMM (NVIDIA SLI-Ready) £ 221 For more information about HyperX DDR2 technology and other Kingston Technology memory products, please visit kingston.com/uk or the HyperX Web site at kingston.com/HyperX. - Ends - Notes to the Editor As with all enthusiast grade memory, actual speeds reached will depend on system configuration. About Kingston Technology Founded in 1987, Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory and digital media products. Kingston Technology operates manufacturing facilities in Malaysia, Taiwan, China and Fountain Valley, Calif. Kingston's back-end processing facility supports memory test and logistics. Kingston Technology supports all memory processing functions from receipt of wafer to completed module. Kingston serves a network of distributors, OEMs, and retail customers in more than 3,000 locations worldwide. For more information on Kingston Technology, call 01932 738950 or visit: www.kingston.com/uk. For further information, review requests or images, please contact: Anne McCreary or Liz Chapman Fresh Communications Tel: 020 7534 5470 Email: anne@freshcommunications.com or liz@freshcommunications.com Brigitte Haas Kingston Technology Tel: 01932 738813 Fax: 01932 738811 Email: bhaas@kingston-technology.com

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