Today Advanced Micro Devices’ (AMD) announced the retail availability of it’s first system memory module for the North American market. On a press release, AMD confirmed this news on their official web site. However, AMD released three different edition (Entertainment, Performance & Radeon) of their DDR3 memory module in partnership with Patriot Memory LLC and VisionTek Products, LLC.
These memory modules will be available from major online retailers that includes Amazon.com, Bestbuy, Tiger Direct, Newegg, Micro Center, NCIX, VIP Computers (UK) and many others along with their chain stores throughout North America.
AMD stated that, it is collaborating with memory module makers to create the AMD Memory branded products from components, which are qualified to meet certain specifications. They are testing and certifying these memory to make sure that the end-users can be assured of compatibility with AMD platforms.
While talking about the new Partnership with AMD, Paul Jones, CEO of Patriot Memory said, “Patriot Memory will bring over two decades of experience and expertise into this ecosystem, …Our proven ability to deliver the best technology at the most competitive prices will help pave the way to success for this memory line.”
Initially, these memory modules will be available in 2GB, 4GB & 8GB sizes based on the Price point & speeds. To be little more specific, the entertainment category module will feature 1333 MHz & 1600 MHz speed RAM which is designed for home theater PC application. However, the performance category module will support up to 1600 MHz of RAM speed with low latency. To enable the maximum performance Radeon edition will run at 1866 MHz speed.