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Kingston Announces DDR5 Memory, DDR5 CAMM2 and AI Applications at Computex 2024

Reporting from Taipei, Taiwan: Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, has announced it has returned to COMPUTEX 2024 with its race-themed “Kingston: Racing Beyond Limits” showroom. Capturing the adrenaline of racing, where cutting-edge vehicles and skilled drivers converge. Kingston transforms its product lines into elite racers, incorporating elements from the race field, such as a racetrack and pit stop, to create a spectacle of performance, speed, and durability. Kingston debuts a diverse range of technology solutions, including the limited-edition Kingston FURY Renegade DDR5 memory, the new CAMM2 memory standard, and additional storage solutions. Alongside, an AI PC showcase featuring Kingston’s solutions that empower autonomous race cars, reinstating its legacy of compelling innovation.

“The transformative impact of AI and its versatile applications, extending from machine learning, cloud and edge computing to generative AI, has entirely changed the industry’s landscape and prompted a shared aspiration to unlock its full potential,” said Kevin Wu, Sales/Marketing and Business Development Vice President of APAC region, “At COMPUTEX 2024, Kingston is proud to unveil a range of new high-performance memory and SSD products, with a race-themed showcase that underscores how Kingston products meet the escalating demands for high capacity, high-performance solutions, Kingston remains dedicated to delivering best-in-class solutions, continuing to push boundaries as we ‘race beyond limits’.”

The “Kingston: Racing Beyond Limits” showroom integrates Kingston’s three key product strengths—performance, speed and durability—into a racing-inspired space, featuring never-before-seen products in action. Kingston Champions: Kingston transforms its 6 product lines into a team of elite drivers using AI. Spanning gaming, content creation, enterprise, encrypted storage and more, each driver showcases distinctive strengths and Kingston’s diverse capabilities.

Lightning FURY
FURY is the powerful, confident driver who demolishes limitations, embodying Kingston’s extreme performance DRAM and SSDs for gamers, offering horsepower to break records with overclocking speeds and aggressive designs. At COMPUTEX 2024, Kingston unveils the Kingston FURY Renegade DDR5 RGB Limited Edition— a DDR5 kit with blistering speeds and race car-inspired heat spreaders, displayed on a customised race-car-shaped display model.

Swift XS
Characterising the agility of a professional driver, Kingston’s pocket-sized external SSDs provide extremely compact storage solutions with swift speeds. A new red option for the XS1000 External SSD is introduced, allowing creators to store data with a racing aesthetic, ensuring their prized files are safely stashed and ready for the road.

Creative Canvas
Canvas represents the spirit of Kingston’s high-performance Canvas SD and microSD memory cards, offering high speeds and massive capacities that allow creativity to flow. As a powerful combination of speed and storage, this lineup provides storage upgrades for creators to capture thrilling actions and preserve epic moments, bringing their visions to life.

Guardian IronKey
IronKey is the robust, seasoned driver prioritising security and protection. As the hard defence that ensures data stays safe with reliability, IronKey’s hardware encryption storage options are certified to the highest standards. Its various security settings enable users to stay in control, whether enterprise or small business, safeguarding data. Versatile DataTraveler The all-terrain driver, DataTraveler, personifies Kingston’s flexible USB drive lineup, adapting to any condition. With various capacities and form factors, these convenient USB drives offer reliable mobile storage for transferring files and media anywhere.

Steadfast Enterprise
Enterprise, the steadfast and reliable driver, epitomises Kingston’s enterprise-grade DRAM and SSDs, upon which data centres depend. With server-tested resilience and robust data integrity, Enterprise ensures seamless performance for databases and infrastructures.

FURY Fast Lane
Representing a racetrack experience in the field, the FURY Fast Lane unleashes the turbocharged speed of the Kingston FURY range. The Kingston FURY Renegade DDR5 RGB Limited Edition and Renegade SSD power the Cooler Master Dyn X Racing Simulator, providing an immersive sensation of ultimate speed, matching the feeling of racing on a track. Just as race cars are fine-tuned to achieve peak performance, the Kingston FURY Impact DDR5 CAMM2 (Compression Attached Memory Module) debuts with a new memory module standard, offering a more compact size, lower power consumption, and increased capacity and speed. Targeting gaming laptops and mobile workstations, the new standard elevates computing experiences for users.

Empowering AI
The “Pit Stop” is where racing cars undergo servicing and leverage gathered data to enhance their performance; drawing inspiration from this concept, Kingston sets up the “Built to Last” zone to demonstrate its AI applications. Kingston invites the NYCU Vulpes Racing Team to exhibit their autonomous race car, designed and built by the team. The car utilizes an AI PC equipped with Kingston, AMD and ASUS solutions. Inside the AI PC, the Kingston FURY Renegade DDR5 memory and the unreleased PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD, codenamed Kenting Bay, fuel all stages of the race car’s development: from initial testing in simulated environments, processing and visualising large data volumes, to making instant tuning adjustments and achieving optimal performance on the field.

In addition, Kingston Server Premier DDR5 RDIMM server memory and DC600M Enterprise SSD, with high efficiency and low latency features tailored for data centres, meet the demands for storage capacity and performance from AI processing. As AI persists as a key player in the development of various industries, Kingston memory and storage solutions continue to empower and accelerate the implementation of AI-driven technologies. With every step into the future, Kingston is with you.

New Product Specifications
Kingston FURY Renegade DDR5 RGB Limited Edition

  • Limited edition design: The memory features a sleek red and black heat spreader design inspired by race cars, with exclusive RGB lighting effects available on this model.
  • Speeds: 8000MT/s
  • Capacities: Kits of 2, 48GB (24GB x2)
  • 19 presets of RGB lighting effects and Intel XMP 3.0 certified

Kingston FURY Impact DDR5 (CAMM2)

  • Smaller form, higher capacity: The dual channel mode memory module offers a more compact size, lower power consumption, and increased capacity and speed, ideal for notebooks, gaming laptops and mobile workstation users.
  • Capacities: 32GB

XS1000 External Solid State Drive

  • New colour option: New red version to preserve life’s cherished moments in style.
  • Interface: USB 3.2 Gen 2
  • Speed2=: Up to 1,050MB/s read, 1,000MB/s write
  • Capacities: 1TB, 2TB

Kenting Bay (codename) PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD

  • Exclusive sneak peek: Unreleased SSD boasts Gen 4×4 NVMe PCIe performance in a compact M.2 2280 form factor.
  • Speed: Sequential read/write speeds up to 6,000/5,000 MB/s
  • Capacities: 500GB – 4TB
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Chris Fernando

Chris N. Fernando is an experienced media professional with over two decades of journalistic experience. He is the Editor of Arabian Reseller magazine, the authoritative guide to the regional IT industry. Follow him on Twitter (@chris508) and Instagram (@chris2508).

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