G.Skill

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
G.Skill International Enterprise
Private
Industry Computer hardware
Founded 1989
Headquarters Taipei, Taiwan
Products Computer memory
Solid-state drive
Flash memory cards
Website GSkill

G.Skill International Enterprise Co., Ltd. is a Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturing company.[1] The company's target customers are overclocking computer users. It produces a variety of high-end PC products and is best known for its RAM products.[2]

History[edit]

Based in Taiwan, G.Skill corporation was established in 1989 by a group of computer enthusiasts.[3] In 2003, the company debuted as a maker of computer memory. The company currently operates through several distributors and resellers in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Products[edit]

Memory[edit]

G.Skill is known for its range of DDR,[4] DDR2[5] DDR3[6] and DDR4[6] computer memory. RAM is available in single channel, dual channel, triple channel and quad channel packs for desktops, workstations, HTPC, as well as netbooks and laptops.[7]

G.Skill was shown to be the only DDR4 manufacturer not vulnerable to Rowhammer.[8]

G.Skill does not manufacture the memory dies, it purchases the memory dies and assembles them into a DIMM memory module ready for sale to customers.

Solid-state drive[edit]

On October 22, 2014 G.Skill released its first Extreme Performance Phoenix Blade Series 480 GB PCIe 2.0 x8 SSD using MLC NAND capable of maximum read and write speeds up to 2,000 MB per second and 245K IOPS.[9]

On May 12, 2008 G.Skill announced its first SATA II 2.5" solid-state drives (SSDs) with 32 GB or 64 GB of capacity.[10]

The company has also produced flash cards in several formats including Secure Digital (SD) and MultiMediaCard (MMC) in addition to high capacity USB 2.0 and 3.0 flash drives.

Peripherals[edit]

Mechanical Gaming Keyboard[edit]

On September 14, 2015 G.Skill announces availability of new RIPJAWS series KM780 RGB and KM780 MX mechanical gaming keyboards with genuine Cherry key switches. [11]

Laser Gaming Mouse[edit]

On September 24, 2015 G.Skill releases the new RIPJAWS series MX780 customizable RGB laser gaming mouse. [12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us". G.SKILL International Enterprise. 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-15. 
  2. ^ "G.Skill Company Profile - G.Skill International Enterprise". Neo Era Media Inc. March 2015. Retrieved March 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ "About G.SKILL". G.SKILL International Enterprise. 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-15. 
  4. ^ Official List of DDR Products
  5. ^ "Official List of DDR 2 Products". G.SKILL International Enterprise. Archived from the original on 2013-05-16. 
  6. ^ a b "Desktop Memory". G.SKILL International Enterprise. March 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-03-15. 
  7. ^ "Products". G.SKILL International Enterprise. March 2015. Archived from the original on 2014-11-04. 
  8. ^ http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/03/once-thought-safe-ddr4-memory-shown-to-be-vulnerable-to-rowhammer/
  9. ^ G.Skill releases Extreme Performance Phoenix Blade Series 480GB PCIe SSD
  10. ^ G.Skill announcing SATA II 2.5" SSD with 32GB/64GB
  11. ^ G.SKILL Announces Availability of New Cherry RGB/MX Mechanical Gaming Keyboards
  12. ^ G.SKILL Releases RIPJAWS MX780 Customizable RGB Laser Gaming Mouse

External links[edit]