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Kingston Technology Releases 800MHz HyperX FB-DIMMs for Intel Skulltrail

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  1. malware New Member

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    Kingston Technology today released new HyperX high-performance, low-latency 800MHz DDR2 fully-buffered dual-inline memory modules (FB-DIMMs). Designed for high-end workstations, servers and extreme gaming systems such as Intel's 5400 Skulltrail platform, the new Kingston HyperX PC2-6400 FB-DIMMs are shipping immediately in 2GB kits. The new FB-DIMMs work at 800MHz with CL4-4-4-12 timings and 2.0V. They are also backed by a lifetime warranty and 24/7 technical support. For more detailed information please search for Kingston HyperX 800MHz FB-DIMM with part number KHX6400F2LLK2/2G. The MSRP for this 2GB kit is $169.00.

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  2. DanTheBanjoman Señor Moderator

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    You can buy 4GB kits for that price, even from Kingston themselves.
     
  3. lemonadesoda

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    Ah, but PC2-6400 (800) is what's new... the other stuff is -667 or CL5-5-5-x

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    Nonetheless, kitting out 4 sticks (minimum needed to get decent DDR2 beating bandwidth) is going to be expensive.
     
  4. DanTheBanjoman Señor Moderator

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    Negative, I'm of course talking about 800MHz modules, Valueram though.
     
  5. lemonadesoda

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    I'm seeing €180 (not $169.00) for such kits:

    Kingston ValueRAM FB-DIMM Kit 4GB PC2-6400F ECC CL5 (DDR2-800) (KVR800D2D4F5K2/4G)
    2x 2GB Module • dual rank • x4 • fully buffered

    Do you know of a good source for el-cheapo FB.DIMM. I'm interested!


    P.S. Are you still hanging out for a ASUS Z7S WS? I havent seen one yet. Or benchmarks.
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  6. DanTheBanjoman Señor Moderator

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    Just checked local prices which usually are silly high. As for the Z7S, plenty stores have them listed, no stocks though. On the bright side, they're cheap.
     
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    was it just me or did everyone else also expected better performance gain from sculltrail?
     
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    Does this mean you can use these in like my mobo or some such?
     
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    Alot cheaper than the $11000 ram I saw newegg had bundled with the skulltrail.
     
  10. lemonadesoda

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    No. FB-DIMM has a similar socket number (240) but is NOT compatible. It has a different memory controller.
     
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    Is it me, or do the heatsinks look like floppies?
     
  12. btarunr

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    So you're waiting for Nehalem?


    Crucial CT2KIT25672AF80E...worth a look considering it's a 4GB FB PC26400 kit for as low as $240.
     
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    So are these the first CL4 800 kits to market?
     

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