Great to see OCZ follow our foot steps and be the first to paper launch these... Hopefully the crew over at OCZ will be able to get these to market soon.
Sunnyvale, CA May 10, 2005
OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today disclosed the collaborative effort between themselves and ASUS to bring the enthusiast community the industry’s first motherboard and memory solution rated for 1000MHz.
Together OCZ Technology and ASUS, two industry leaders sought after for their high quality, high performance products, have made a giant leap on an experimental board and broken the 1GHz barrier. By overturning this previously unimaginable obstacle of 1000MHz, OCZ is eager to make this dream a reality for enthusiasts everywhere and expects to release the product as soon as possible.
“We are proud to have gained recognition by ASUS Tek for our superior product line,” commented Dr. Michael Schuette, Director of Technology Development at OCZ Technology. “Being able to achieve 1GHz data rate in system memory is marking another milestone event for the PC platform that is only possible through close collaboration between system board and memory manufacturers dedicated to constantly raising the quality and performance bar of their product.”
“ASUS is very excited to partner up with OCZ to break the 1000MHz barrier using premium OCZ modules and our cutting edge P5WD2 motherboard,” stated Raymond Chen, Vice President of Marketing of ASUS in North America. “Both our companies have always strived to deliver the ultimate products for the most demanding PC environments, and this achievement allows us to offer enthusiasts, gamers, and high power users an unprecedented level of speed and performance in a PC platform, which truly is the fastest total solution on the market today.”
Never ceasing to be the first to deliver the most outrageous speeds possible, OCZ Technology Group is on a clear and present path to releasing the industry’s first PC2-8000 memory—a ground-breaking landmark for longtime enthusiasts and future ones to come.
About OCZ Technology Group
OCZ Technology Group, a member of JEDEC, designs, develops and manufactures innovative, high-performance memory and accessories that set industry standards. OCZ memory is the first choice for users needing high-reliability, ultra-high performance memory solutions. All of OCZ Technology Group's products are available through its worldwide network of distributors, online resellers and retail stores. For more information visit our website at http://www.ocztechnology.com
Established in 1989, ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (TSE:2357) is the world's leading manufacturer of high quality motherboards, notebooks, VGA cards, servers, broadband modems, and optical storage devices. With annual sales of over US$2 Billion and world-class engineering, ASUS provides innovative technology solutions to consumer, corporate and top-tier OEM customers. Company achievements include consecutive rankings in the "Top 100 InfoTech Companies" from 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002 by Businessweek as well as being named the No.1 Taiwan Company in Global Views Monthly's "Info Tech 2000".