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Transcend Announces 32GB DDR3 Load-Reduced DIMMs

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Transcend Information, Inc., a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, today announced the arrival of its 32GB DDR3 Load-Reduced DIMM (LRDIMM) memory module. An important component of today's powerful servers, LRDIMMs use a specially designed buffer to minimize the load on the server memory bus, allowing administrators to maximize memory capacity, increase performance, and reduce the power consumption of their systems.

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1333 Mhz...LOL. Welcome to 2007.! :D /troll
 
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For example, a system configured with two Intel Xeon E5 2600 processors on Intel's S2600CO family of motherboards can populate all 24 memory slots with a 32GB LRDIMM, allowing a maximum capacity of 768GB.
OMG 768 GB of system ram :eek: :D
 
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i wonder if my mainboard supports 32gb dimms :)
 
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i wonder if my mainboard supports 32gb dimms :)
It's mostly made for server sockets... so only 2P/4P platforms... Intel or AMD.


Either way, with this config... that 64bit memory "limitation" starts to become more earthly by the day... :D 16 Exabytes or not...
 

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Wish this was on desktop ram too aand maybe with a led to indicate the temp visually.
 
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Show me a DDR3 DIMM in 2007 that had a capacity of 32GB...
Read again. I was talking about speed not capacity..
 

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It's mostly made for server sockets... so only 2P/4P platforms... Intel or AMD.


Either way, with this config... that 64bit memory "limitation" starts to become more earthly by the day... :D 16 Exabytes or not...
im using a server board..
but i shecked it out this board wont read dims larger then 8 :(
 
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For those who didn't bother to read the story...

These are SERVER DIMMs, not desktop PC DIMMs. In servers 1333 MHz. at the moment is the high end of the RAM frequency scale. These special DIMMs are intended to increase the RAM density and system performance while reducing power consumption. I expect if they are priced properly and perform as claimed, they will sell a ton of these to enterprise.

BTW, as discussed in other threads and documented in extensive testing, there is no tangible system performance gains for typical desktop PCs other than APU powered PCs, in using RAM faster than 1600 MHz. For most PC enthusiast 1333 MHz. works fine because RAM at 1333 MHz. on typical desktops is not a system bottleneck. As a result using higher frequency or lower RAM timings does not produce any significant system performance improvement.

If you do a lot of CAD, video, etc. then 1600 MHz. RAM will show a slight gain over 1333 MHz. but it ain't much. With the current low prices on RAM, 1600 MHz. RAM cost about the same as 1333 MHz. in many cases, so just buy whatever makes you happy as it won't change system performance significantly.
 
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Read again. I was talking about speed not capacity..
Nobody cares, at that point the computer would never really need to read off the hard drive (except maybe when booting).
 
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Read again. I was talking about speed not capacity..
(Almost) irrelevant, we're talking about server DIMMs here... where 1333MHz is a pretty big deal... 32GB density DIMMs even more so...