AMD Gets Into the RAM Business; Teams Up With Patriot and VisitonTek

Today, AMD has announced the retail availability of the first ever AMD branded memory (RAM) for desktops. The company has tied up with Patriot Memory and VisionTek for the same.

The company has worked hard with Patriot  in optimizing the DRAMs  with their APUs, GPUs and CPUs via the AMD OverDrive performance optimization tool. All memory modules from AMD will meet certain minimum specifications and will be tested comprehensively, before being branded as an AMD memory module.

AMD has been our strategic technology partner for ten years and VisionTek has focused our efforts on bringing their PC upgrade products to the North American market,said Michael Innes, chief operating officer of VisionTek.   The AMD brand means cutting edge technology, as well as uncompromising quality and compatibility for PC users.     AMD Memory will help expand the ability to optimize performance in personal computers of today and tomorrow.

AMD Memory will be available in 2GB, 4GB and 8GB size in different categories. The Entertainment category will features RAM modules with speeds of 1333MHz and 1600MHz, which is designed for use in Home  Theater  PCs. The Performance category RAMs will be running at 1600MHz with low-latency and in matched pairs so as to enable Dual-Channel. Finally, the Radeon Edition DRAM will run at 1866MHz and is ‘tuned, tested and certified for specific AMD platforms to enable maximum performance’.