Dominator GT sale on hold: Corsair investigates chip problems - Update: Series is released again
It seems like Corsair's high-end memory series is having trouble with its Elpida Hyper chips. The sale of certain Dominator GT modules is put on hold.
The Dominator GT DDR3 modules are part of Corsair's high-end product arrange. But now the company has stopped selling certain versions because of possible problems with the Elpida Hyper chips that have been used for them.
According to the report at TCMagazine only a small percentage of chips is affected, but Corsair nevertheless asks retailers to return the possibly faulty modules.
The memory kits with the following product numbers are affected:
Update: July 22, 2009
Corsair has announced the re-launch of the Dominator GT series via press release. The defect of the used Hyper chips has been found and fixed due to the help from the community and the close cooperation with chip manufacturer Elpida. All RAMs that are shipped beyond this point, are said to meet Corsair's high quality standards again.
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