AMD Announces Radeon Branded DDR3 Memory Kits, Manufactured by Patriot Memory


AMD is all set to enter the ram market after unveiling its new Radeon-branded Memory modules which would be launched soon. The DDR3 Memory modules are designed by leading memory manufacturer "Patriot Memory", would be available in the following in 2GB/4GB/8GB kits and would fall under these categories:

Entertainment Edition

- Designed for cost-conscious “white box” users and system integrators
- Meets industry standards specifications
- Tested to help ensure quality and reliability

The Entertainment Edition memory modules would feature a stock voltage of 1.5V and frequency of 1333Mhz. Availability of heatsink is optional.

Performance Edition

- Fast and reliable
- Great choice for home entertainment platforms and HD/3D movie playback
- Video and music editing
- Ideal for entry-level gamers

The Performance Edition modules would come in 1.35V and 1.5V, 1333/1600Mhz kits. Availability of heatsink is optional.

Radeon Edition

- Hand-selected high quality memory parts
- Superior performance to succeed in critical gaming missions
- Ultra-fast and highly reliable—designed to eliminate drop outs and delays
- Great choice for the enthusiast video gamer
- AMD OverDrive™ Software for unprecedented control*

The Radeon Edition Memory would be High End Modules featuring 1.5-1.65V design and 1866Mhz Frequency, Heatsinks are included in the package.

Density 2GB / 4GB / 8GB
Package 240-pin socket type dual in line memory module (DIMM) Non ECC buffered
PCB Height 30.0mm
Lead-free RoHS compliant and Halogen-free
Voltage 1.5V 1.35-1.5V 1.5V-1.65V
Heat Shield Optional Optional Y
Data rate MT/s 1333Mbps 1333Mbps/ 1600Mbps 1866Mbps

Features of AMD's Radeon Memory are listed below:

  • Double data-rate architecture: two data transfers per clock cycle
  • Eight internal banks for concurrent operation (components)
  • High-speed data transfer based on 8n-prefetch pipelined architecture
  • Auto- and self-refresh
  • Bi-directional differential data strobe (DQS and /DQS)
  • Differential clock inputs (CK and /CK)
  • DLL aligns DQ and DQS transitions with CK transitions
  • Fly-by topology to ensure improved signal quality
  • Internal self-calibration
  • Off-Chip Driver Impedance Adjustment (OCD) and On-Die-Termination (ODT) for improved signal quality
  • Serial Presence-Detect (SPD) EEPROM programmed to meet JEDEC standard JC-45 specifications