Corsair Demonstrates Industry Leadership by Introducing World’s Fastest DDR2 Memory

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Fremont, CA (April 7, 2005) – Corsair ® Memory, Inc., a worldwide leader in high performance memory and cooling products for the enthusiasts and the overclockers, today launched the world’s first DDR2 memory that delivers a guaranteed clock speed of 675 MHz at extremely low latency settings of 3-2-2-8-1T. Developed and certified to provide unparalleled performance for the new NVIDIA ® nForce4 SLI Intel ® Edition platform, Corsair’s new XMS2 5400ULTM memory promises unmatched speed and cutting edge technologies for the discerning PC enthusiasts.


Taking full advantage of Corsair’s leadership in developing ultra low latency memory, the new XMS2 PC5400UL is a true next-generation DDR2 memory. Created specifically to leverage the nForce4 SLI Intel Edition chipset, the 5400UL is the most overclockable memory offered for the Intel platform. Available as a single module or a matched pair of single sided DIMMs based on very tightly screened 64Mx8 DDR2 DRAMs, the new XMS2 5400UL modules offer innovative features that boost peak performance while providing rock solid stability. PC enthusiasts and gamers can now enjoy performance leaps in system performance unseen before.

„The nFORCE4 SLI Intel Edition offers a powerful and flexible memory interface that is capable of supplying loads of bandwidth to the CPU. Corsair’s new 5400UL family enables the user to maximize this capability,“ stated John Beekley, VP of Applications Engineering at Corsair. „We believe the 5400UL is the world’s fastest production DDR2 module at both aggressive and relaxed latencies, making it the ideal memory choice for high performance DDR2 platforms.“

Each XMS2 5400UL module is enclosed in a signature black heat spreader that provides efficient heat dissipation. The Twin2X kits are tested as a matched pair at their rated specifications and packaged together immediately after passing test, guaranteeing that the customer receives a product that has been verified in the dual channel environment. Corsair stands behind its products with an industry-leading life time warranty and a knowledgeable support team.

XMS2 PC5400UL Features:

  • NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Intel Edition certified
  • Guaranteed clock speed of 675 MHz (PC5400)
  • Ultra low latency settings of 3 (CL) – 2 (TRCD) – 2 (TRP) – 8 (TRAS) , at 1T command rate and 2.1v
  • Optimized for extreme overclocking with tight timings
  • Available in the following packages:
    CM2X512A-5400UL – Single Module of 512MB
    TWIN2X1024A-5400UL – Matched Pair of 2 * 512MB modules (1GB kit)

Both single module and matched pair packages will be available through Corsair’s authorized resellers and distributors worldwide. For more information and specifications of the new XMS2 5400UL products, please visit