Although SimpleTech isn't particularly well-known amongst hardware enthusiasts, they have actually been around for a long time now. In fact, they are a ISO 9001-certified listed company specializing in memory products like memory modules and flash memory cards.
Since 1990, they have been providing memory modules to OEM customers as well as resellers and end-users. So, it comes to no surprise to find that they have a wide range of available memory products. Not only are standard DDR memory available for desktops, notebooks and servers, SimpleTech also has new DDR2 memory modules as well as old RDRAM, EDO and even FPM memory modules!
Unlike more staid memory manufacturers, SimpleTech also offers enthusiast-grade memory modules. This is epitomized by their Nitro family, which currently consists of the following models :-
- Nitro PC3500 (DDR 433)
- Nitro PC3700 (DDR 466)
- Nitro PC4000 (DDR 500)
These Nitro memory modules are SimpleTech's fastest memory modules, boasting of speeds of up to 500MHz. For dual-channel motherboards, SimpleTech also offers dual-channel Nitro kits. These dual-channel Nitro kits will come with matched pairs of memory modules for optimal dual-channel operation.
Today, we will examine how well their ultimate Nitro solution, the 1GB Nitro PC4000 dual-channel kit performs!