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Memory is the high-speed storage between your CPU and hard drive. Naturally, you want it to be both fast and plentiful. Our editorial team can help walk you through picking the right RAM kit for your motherboard, optimizing its performance, and keeping it running stably.


When it comes to memory, most of our focus is on the desktop and its replaceable CPUs. The mobile side typically moves slower. But Intel's Haswell architecture imposes interesting changes, and we saw fit to...

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Your wallet (probably) won't be furious at you for buying this memory.

Memory on the Community

Memory experts answer your questions

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G.Skill's new DDR3L SO-DIMM 16 GB memory kit is speedy.

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Ever wonder how much RAM that your computer actually uses when performing various tasks or how much of your...

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The most advanced DDR3 memory yet.

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Avexir's new Blitz Red Dragon memory is built to match MSI's Gaming series of motherboards.

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A new SuperPi 1M Record has been set!

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Now you can order memory from Innodisk with a protective conformal coating.

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A peek inside the factory where Crucial's Ballistix DRAM is made.

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Earlier this week, the Tom's Hardware community had an opportunity to ask representatives of G.Skill anything they wanted about the company and its products. What follows is a collection of the questions and...

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Ever wanted to ask one of the big hardware or software giants something directly? Why’d they do that? Where’d the idea come from for that last product? What’s in store next? Well, now you have the chance!

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Graphics workloads love fast memory. But how much difference can a desktop-oriented kit have on gaming performance with Intel's HD Graphics 4600 or AMD's Radeon HD 8670D? We test six 16 GB kits, two all the way...

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Crossbar plans to bring its first product to market in the embedded SOC market.

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A new era in flash NAND has begun.

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Here's new embedded memory for next-generation smartphones and tablets.

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The newest additions to Mushkin’s Stealth & Redline RAM series are clocked at 2800 MHz and will be available in 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB memory kits.

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A minor hardware upgrade can have a major impact. Adding RAM to your PC may help cut back on writes to your SSD, potentially increasing its lifespan. In fact, our benchmarks reveal up to a 63% reduction with 16...

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The phase two shell of the Fab 5 will be used primarily for technology transition of existing wafer capacity and is expected to be operational in mid-2014.

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Super Talent has released a USB 3.0-based RamDisk, which uses the system's free memory to achieve very high transfer rates.

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Patriot is paring its Supersonic Rage XT drive with 7 days of Double XP Boost for Hawken.

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The Corsair Vengeance Pro Series of high-performance DDR3 memory is designed for PC overclockers and enthusiasts, and it is offered with a choice of four color accents.

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Crucial has introduced two new products into its lineup of Ballistix memory: the Sport SODIMM for laptops, mini-ITX systems and AIOs, and the Sport XT for desktops.