How much RAM does your gaming PC need? Maybe just 4GB, according to new test

New testing by PC enthusiast site TechSpot has discovered that many apps still don't see substantial benefit from more than 4GB of memory. Games, in particular, have no issue with limited RAM.


These headphones won’t just help you sleep better, they may help improve your memory

The Kickstarter-funded Kokoon headphones not only monitor your sleep, they could potentially improve your memory as you snooze by monitoring your brain and playing audio at just the right moments.

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How much RAM does your PC need? Probably less than you think

RAM is like the top of a desk . It's a space for laying out what you're currently working on. No desk space means slow, inefficient work. But there are limits to the size of desk you can easily use.


Is your PC low on memory? You could try fish oil – or just install more RAM!

If your computer is starting to slow down, there are a number of options for rejuvenating its performance, and one of them is upgrading the memory capacity. Here's how.


DDR3 RAM has hit its lowest price point in 26 months

DDR3 has reached its lowest price point in 26 months, according to PCGamer. This information stems from a report published by the DRAMeXchange. For a DDR3 chip, you’ll pay a whopping $2.92.


Corsair sticker-shocks consumers with new DDR4 priced over two grand

Cosair revealed three unbuffered DDR4 kits on May 14 for those who want the best in speed and bandwidth. The Vengeance LPX and two Dominator Platinums each have eight 16GB modules.


HyperX shatters records with its 3000MHz DDR memory kit

HyperX, a division of the Kingston Technology Company, announced the world’s fastest DDR 128GB memory kit on May 11, boasting speeds of 3000MHz. The product is geared toward gamers, overclockers and mainstream PC users alike.


Study reveals people are terrible at remembering what Apple’s logo looks like

In a recent UCLA study, scientists found that an extremely low number of students were able to accurately reproduce the Apple logo with minimal error. Be that as it may, there is a valid reason for this. Read on to learn more.


Multiferroic memory could slash RAM power consumption – a decade from now

Researchers at Cornell University have discovered how to make memory from a synthetic material called bismuth ferrite which can store data without an electrical current constantly applied.


The lowdown on DDR4 RAM: When will it get here, and what will it do once it arrives?

DDR4 RAM is on the horizon, but what will it do for our computing devices once it starts showing up in them? You can learn more about what's next in computer memory here.


Are we evolving tech, or is tech evolving us?

We may be the masters of the devices we create, but as we become more and more dependent on them, we are literally rewiring our brains.


Japanese memory maker Elpida files for bankruptcy

It's the biggest bankruptcy filing from any Japanese manufacturer, memory maker Elpida has file for bankruptcy protection with over $5.5 billion in debt.


Rememberings put a new twist on an old memory solution

These fun stretchy rings are inscribed with tasks that we most often forget to do, giving us a new take on the classic 'tie a string around your finger' memory wisdom.


Rambus loses $4 billion case against Micron, Hynix

A San Francisco jury has ruled against Rambus in a long-running antitrust case against memory makers Micron and Hynix, finding that Rambus basically shot itself in the


Firefox 8 available to download, official launch tomorrow

With the Google development team pumping out a new version of the Chrome browser every six weeks, Mozilla has stepped up the release schedule on the Firefox browser as well.