Corsair Memory, a private company headquartered in Fremont, California, was originally founded in 1994 under the name Corsair Micro systems. Originally a developer of Level 2 cache modules for OEMs, over time, Corsair decided to shift their primary focus towards high-capacity DRAM (dynamic random-access memory) modules. In 2002, the company began shipping their now-signature high performance memory products to serve the ‘overclocking’ market. Overclocking is a term for boosting computer components beyond what the manufacturer intended, resulting in greater processing power but an increased risk of crashing. In 2010 the company reincorporated itself in Delaware and changed their name to Corsair Components, Inc. With over $500 million in annual revenue, Corsair is a PC-gaming enthusiasts, home computer builders, and others who require high level memory performance.