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Corsair Officially Announces Vengeance LPX and Dominator Platinum DDR4 Memory

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Corsair, a leader in high-performance PC hardware, today announced the availability of Corsair Vengeance LPX and Dominator Platinum lines of high-speed DDR4 computer memory. This new generation of memory ushers in a new age of ultrafast computing with optimizations such as increased DRAM bandwidth, higher bus frequencies, lower power usage, and higher reliability.

Corsair Vengeance LPX and Dominator Platinum DDR4 memory kits are validated with motherboard partners (ASUS, ASRock, EVGA, Gigabyte, and MSI) and use the new XMP 2.0 profile to deliver easy, reliable overclocking performance with the upcoming next-generation Intel X99 platforms and Intel Core i7 processors (codenamed Haswell-E). The Vengeance LPX and Dominator Platinum memory kits are supplied with a limited lifetime warranty.

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Good, good. Now give us the DDR4 @ 4266MHz or DDR4 @ 4800MHz already. Stop going through all of those intermediary speeds just for the greed of money and marketing bs.
The tech to produce those speeds is already a couple of years old.
 
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I agree show us the good stuff !
 
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DDR4 uses a lot less power and runs cooler
...but that wont stop us from keeping the IC's under the same unfeasibly large heatspreaders and charging through the nose for them.
 
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I was expecting a new design from the new DDR4 Dominators series
 
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Does anyone know if the DDR4 will have the same form factor as DDR3?
 

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That video is ridiculous.
It is designed to run on a continuous loop at trade shows. For that it is suitable, grasps your attention in two seconds flat. For that it is good. As a information piece to be watched it is hopeless.
 
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I thought it was 288 pins,....

Maybe, I wouldn't know...or would I? :) Maybe it was a typo...ROFL. I blame the meds. You know, car accident and all... although that excuse isn't one I'll be able to use much longer. Dammit. :p

Still, same form factor.
 
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Newegg has some (well more like one) Crucial DDR4 2133 DIMM listed and presumably for sale on 8-21-2014. Its a density of 4GB for ~$54.99,.....
 

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Crucial was one of the first to offer samples for qualification testing, so that comes as no surprise to me, nor do the prices. Myself, I am very eager to see how DDR4 plays out, but I just love playing with ram OC.
 
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Good, good. Now give us the DDR4 @ 4266MHz or DDR4 @ 4800MHz already. Stop going through all of those intermediary speeds just for the greed of money and marketing bs.
The tech to produce those speeds is already a couple of years old.
If you look at all the past transitions DDR1 -> DDR2, DDR2 -> DDR3 you will always see at the begining there is a lot of overlapping. DDR3 has pretty much already hit is limits after 7 years. DDR4 will take some time to mature just like DDR3 did.

I thought it was 288 pins,....
The spec was originally 284 pins but then was changed to 288 pins to support stuff like NVRAM

If you guys have any other questions on DDR4 I will try to answer.
 

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Got my email? It's on the Contact Us page. ;) :p
 

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If you look at all the past transitions DDR1 -> DDR2, DDR2 -> DDR3 you will always see at the begining there is a lot of overlapping. DDR3 has pretty much already hit is limits after 7 years. DDR4 will take some time to mature just like DDR3 did.



The spec was originally 284 pins but then was changed to 288 pins to support stuff like NVRAM

If you guys have any other questions on DDR4 I will try to answer.