Corsair launches 8/12GB high-speed memory kits for Core i5/i7 CPUs

Summary:Corsair has launched new high-speed memory modules for Intel's Core i5 and Core i7 processors.

Corsair has launched new high-speed memory modules for Intel's Core i5 and Core i7 processors.

The new Dominator GT modules are packaged as 8GB and 12GB kits. The 8GB kit (part # CMD8GX3M4A1600C8) consists of four 2GB modules and it aimed at the dual-channel Core i5 LGA1156 CPU, while the 12GB kit (part # CMD12GX3M6A1600C8) offers up six 2GB modules for the triple-channel Core i7 LGA 1366 (this kit also includes an airflow fan).

The modules themselves are identical, only the way they are packaged up is different. They operate at 1,600MHz with and have a latency of 8-8-8-24. Voltage is a standard 1.65V.

No word on pricing as of yet.

Topics: Processors, Hardware

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