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Kingston Technology Rolls Out DDR2-800 FB-DIMM Memory Kits Supporting Apple Mac Pro Workstations, Xserve Servers

  • 01 May, 2008 09:43

<p>High-Speed 2GB-8GB Kits Tested, Validated for Peak Performance in Top Apple Models</p>
<p>Sydney Australia – 1 May 2008 – Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of DDR2- 800 fully-buffered dual-inline memory (FB-DIMM) specifically designed and validated for Apple Mac Pro workstations and Xserve server systems. The Kingston DDR2-800 FB-DIMM memory kits are available in 2GB, 4GB and 8GB capacities.</p>
<p>“Kingston is a member of the Apple Developer Connection© and our new DDR2-800 FB-DIMMs were thoroughly tested at the Apple validation labs on their latest 8-Core Xeon Mac Pro Workstation to ensure product quality and compatibility,” said Vaughan Nankivell, regional manager, Australia/New Zealand, Kingston. “To optimize performance, we recommend upgrading Mac Pro memory to at least four FB-DIMMs to enable running in quad-channel mode.”</p>
<p>Delivering up to 25.6 GB/s bandwidth with four memory channels active, Kingston DDR2-800 FB-DIMMs match the bandwidth needs of the latest Quad-Core Xeon processors. The 2GB and 4GB DDR2-800 FB-DIMMs enable a flexible upgrade path while leaving plenty of headroom for future RAM expansion.</p>
<p>Launched in January, the new Mac Pro models use one or two Quad-Core Intel Xeon 5400 series (Harpertown) processors. Mac Pro systems are designed with eight memory sockets that accept individual module capacities up to 4GB and a system maximum of 32GB. Kingston FB-DIMMs are backed by a lifetime warranty and free technical support.</p>
<p>For more detailed information on Kingston products, please visit the Kingston website at: or call toll free on 1800 649 469.</p>
<p>Kingston 800MHz FB-DIMM Specifications for Apple MacPro Workstations
Part Number Capacity and Features
KTA-MP800K2/2G 2GB 800MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM Kit of 2
KTA-MP800K2/4G 4GB 800MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM Kit of 2
KTA-MP800K2/8G 8GB 800MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM Kit of 2
KTA-XE800K2/2G 2GB 800MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM for Xserve Kit of 2
KTA-XE800K2/4G 4GB 800MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM for Xserve Kit of 2
KTA-XE800K2/8G 8GB 800MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM for Xserve Kit of 2</p>
<p>About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Taiwan, China, Malaysia and sales representatives in the United States, Taiwan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Russia, Turkey, and Latin America. For more information, please visit</p>
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<p>Ms Alice Ridgway
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Tel: +61 2 9963 7725
Fax: +61 2 9957 5766
Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.</p>

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