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    What is Winbond memory?

    Hello

    Ages ago when i brought Ram for my system i brought 2 512 3200dimms from Komplett with winbond on them.

    What the hell is winbond ?

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    Winbond is the chip maker



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    Really ?

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    Weird

    Its called Twinmoss memory with winbond onboard

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    Twinmoss make the pcb, the chips are from winbond.



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    Yup, TwinMOS make the memory, but the chips themselves are made my winbond.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kez
    Yup, TwinMOS make the memory, but the chips themselves are made my winbond.
    I'd like to again emphasise this, TwinMOS

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    should check if its BH5 chips

    mine are

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    How do i find out ?

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    slow up.....I'm confused now too

    The actual CHIPS...the black clever things, kinda square shaped, with lots of electric contacts sticking out of them.....they are made by WINBOND

    But TwinMos make the PCB, and then nail the WINBOND chips onto the PCB...and rom then on its what we all know as MEMORY.

    Right?

    If so, why is it so good? I thought people like Micron made the chips.....Samsung etc...

    is WINBOND better, or faster or what?

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    yeah winbond were/are the best chips.. and if you read the code and the last bit says BH-5 means they are very good, overclocks well etc etc

    i hope i'm correct

    heard you can run a lot of juice through them something stupid like 2.2 volts or something !!!

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    winbonds BH-5 revision of the "chips" was well known for its low latencies and speeds - so they were ideal for all the overclockers out there and we're used by the "main" names i.e OCZ, Corsair etc to make their best performng modules.

    BH-5's are no longer produced, but the new chips that Corsair use on their XMS-XL are actually Samsung. These run in latencies the same as the BH-5's used to do and therefore as you can probably guess people want these "chips" on their memory sticks now.

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    I got my BH-5 chips this morning, 2x256 Corsair XMS3500 v1.1's! Well know to do over 250MHz with timings of 2-2-2-5. Can't wait to stress them out with my new LanParty NFII Ultra-B!

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    got it...I learned stuff today

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