Last July we had looked at the Reaper HPC DDR2 memory from OCZ Technology, which not only was clocked well for its time with a memory frequency of DDR2-1066MHz, supported NVIDIA's EPP (Enhanced Performance Profiles), and boasted OCZ's admirable lifetime warranty with EVP (Extended Voltage Protection), but it was the first model to bring forth their next-generation patent-pending memory heatspreaders. The Reaper HPC (Heat Pipe Conduit) cooling solution is made up of normal heatspreaders attached to the ICs, but bonded to the top of that is a single copper heatpipe in a loop that passes through an aluminum fin array. We were pleased by both the cooling and memory performance with the Reaper HPC, but OCZ Technology didn't stop there in their quest to deliver 110% customer satisfaction. OCZ has taken their Reaper HPC design to the next level by strapping on two copper heatpipes, ensuring that each memory IC is in direct contact with one of these thermo-conductive pipes, and greatly increasing the size of the aluminum fin array. This newest memory cooling solution is known as ReaperX HPC and can be found on the PC2-6400 ReaperX HPC EB 4GB dual channel kit, which we are reviewing today.
- 800MHz DDR2
- EPP 4-4-3-15 (CAS-TRCD-TRP-TRAS)
- Available in 4GB (2x2048MB) Dual Channel Kits
- OCZ Lifetime Warranty
- 2.1 Volts
- 240 Pin DIMM
- ReaperX HPC Heatsink
- 2.2V EVP
- Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP)
While memory cooling solutions become increasingly more advanced, the product packaging has remained the same for OCZ aside from swapping out the paper insert. However, the status quo of memory packaging is certainly sufficient and presents no problems. The ReaperX HPC memory had arrived in pristine condition. The part number for the memory we are reviewing is OCZ2RPX800EB4GK, which is a 2 x 2GB kit with a DDR2 frequency of 800MHz. OCZ also sells a DDR2-1000MHz 4GB ReaperX kit.