memory

  1. M

    All other things being equal, how much is the difference between 2 channels for memory and 4?

    So let's pretend everything is equal on 2 machines I'm building. One version of the processor has 4 memory channels, the other has 2. In each machine I use 4 sticks of RAM. How much better is the performance on the machine with the processor that has 4 memory channels, all other things being...
  2. stereomac

    Dell Dual Quad Core Precision Workstaion

    I wanted to take advantage of the 8 available slots of memory in this Dell Precision 690. First fo all, it supports a total of 64GB, but, from my understanding it'll require riser cards only operating in dual channel memory mode when system has quad-channel memory support. I don't see myself...
  3. R

    SOLD - Combo ASUS Z97-AR + Intel i5-4690K + Crucial 16Gb + 250GB Samsung SSD + Win 10 Pro

    SOLD!!! Motherboard - ASUS Z97-AR CPU - Intel i5-4690K Monster CoolerMaster 120mm HS Fan - very quiet Memory - Crucial Ballistix 16Gb (8Gb x 2) Samsung SSD - 840EVO 250Gb with activated Windows 10 Pro on this system Just get any decent power supply and case (large enough for heatsink), plug it...
  4. Zarathustra[H]

    AMD Ryzen memory can top 5GHz, but 3,733MHz is the real gaming sweet-spot

    PCGamesN is reporting that AMD has vastly improved memory compatibility with the Ryzen 3000 chips after admitting this was a weakness in previous iterations. The X570 Godlike has demonstrated 5Ghz RAM speeds, and 4200mhz has been accomplished with other boards by simply tweaking XMP settings...
  5. C

    Can you obtain old information from RAM?

    If I were to sell my computer - I saw someone saying there was security concerns with selling HDD's, even if you wipe the drive. Is there any similar concerns with 'lingering data' or stuff that's like... saved on there somehow? Was kind of fascinated there was prior data on a HDD I guess...
  6. Y

    FS: i9-7980xe, RTX 2080 Dual O8G,Galaxy Note 8, 970 Pro 1Tb

    Bought parts for a build that I never circled around to and I figure I should cut losses and go for a Xeon machine. All parts are NIB, unopened. Prices include Paypal and US shipping. Please PM me for questions. Happy to talk about bundle pricing for anything here. - 1x i9-7980xe, asking for...
  7. cageymaru

    XPG Spectrix D40 RGB DDR4 3200MHz 16GB (2x8GB) $87 Amazon

    XPG Spectrix D40 RGB DDR4 3200MHz 16GB (2x8GB) 288-Pin PC4-19200 Desktop U-DIMM Memory Dual Retail Kit (AX4U320038G16-DRS) is $87.25 after you click the $10 off coupon under the price. 4 hours 30 minutes left on the deal! It is ADATA memory. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0749T64BS/ Amazon...
  8. K

    SOLD 32GB (4x8GB) of Samsung DDR4-2400 RAM

    SOLD to BoiseTech Originally pulled from a HP Omen desktop, this RAM has been in two of my systems. One was an i7-7700k build and ran with no issues. I was able to overclock this RAM to 2666 speeds with great results, YMMV. The other was my current ThreadRipper build. No OC in this system...
  9. cageymaru

    Tradeoffs Between GDDR6 and HBM2

    Steven Woo, Rambus fellow and distinguished inventor, talks about why designers choose one memory type over another. Applications for each were clearly delineated in the past, but the lines are starting to blur. Nevertheless, tradeoffs remain around complexity, cost, performance, and power...
  10. cageymaru

    Micron Cuts DRAM and NAND Flash Output as ASP Falters

    Micron has revealed plans to cut production of its DRAM and NAND flash products by 5% to combat its average selling price (ASP) falling by 20% in the quarter ended February 28, 2019. Oversupply in both sectors led to the sharp fall in pricing and was "worse-than-expected DRAM and NAND pricing."...
  11. AlphaAtlas

    Samsung Introduces Next Generation HBM2E

    At NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference, Samsung unveiled an even faster version of their HBM2 memory. A stack of "Flashbolt," as they call it, can deliver up to 410 GBps of bandwidth, which they claim is 33% faster than previous offerings, and a single package can hold up to 16GB of memory...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Samsung Launches 12GB Smartphone Memory Packages

    Samsung just announced what it claims to be the world's highest-capacity mobile DRAM package in production. The Korean company's new LPDDR4X modules combine six 16-gigabit, "10nm-class" DRAM ICs into a package that's 1.1 millimeters tall, allowing manufacturers to stuff just as much RAM as the...
  13. AlphaAtlas

    DRAM Prices See Sharpest Decline Since 2011

    If you're a regular at HardOCP, you've probably heard that memory prices are dropping like a rock. As we've reported before, a number of factors, including reduced smartphone demand, excess inventory, the Intel CPU shortage, and a stable "bit output" thanks to advancing lithography tech are...
  14. AlphaAtlas

    Samsung, SK Hynix and Micron to Face Revenue Drops in Q1 2019

    Digitimes claims that Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix, and Micron Technology, the world's top 3 memory manufacturers, saw their Q1 2019 revenue drop dramatically. Combined DRAM and Flash revenue was down 18% sequentially and 26% "from a year earlier in the fourth quarter of 2018." The big 3...
  15. cageymaru

    SK Hynix Details Its DDR5 Chip Technology

    During the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco, SK Hynix chip designer Dongkyun Kim presented a paper on the company's first Double Data Rate 5 (DDR5) chip that features 16Gb 6.4Gb/s/pin SDRAM that runs at 1.1V and measures 76.22mm2. SK Hynix uses a 1ynm...
  16. FrgMstr

    Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB RAM Experiences @ [H]

    Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB RAM Experiences Corsair is adding a huge 64GB RAM kit that many enthusiast High End Desk Top users might be interested in. We take the new Dominator Platinum RGB DIMMs for a ride on both Intel X299 and AMD X399 systems and see how the clocks shake out. And of...
  17. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Confirms that FinFET MRAM is Production Ready

    Late last year, EE Times published a report claiming that Intel was already shipping MRAM products to undisclosed customers. At the time, Intel only confirmed that their MRAM was "production ready" and didn't elaborate any further. But now, the news outlet says that Intel presented a paper on...
  18. AlphaAtlas

    AdoredTV Analyzes AMD Engineering Sample Benchmarks

    Some AMD engineering samples with strange performance figures have been popping up in the UserBenchmark database recently. In an effort to put those results in perspective, AdoredTV just uploaded a video that starts with a brief history of CPU memory hierarchies. Then, he attempts to analyze...
  19. cageymaru

    HyperX Sets DDR4 Overclocking World Record at 5608MHz

    HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company Inc., today announced its Predator DDR4 memory was used to set a new overclocking world record for the fastest DDR4 memory frequency at 5608MHz. The record was set by overclocker "TOPPC" of MSI using a single HyperX Predator DDR4 8G...
  20. AlphaAtlas

    Screenshot Shows 256GB of RAM in a Threadripper System

    While AMD's Threadripper platform technically supports 256GB of RAM spread across 8 slots, there are some practical issues that make building such a system difficult. Most TR4 motherboards officially support 128GB of DDR4, and unregistered 32GB DIMMs aren't widely available yet. But...
  21. cageymaru

    An Analysis of GDDR6 and HBM2 Technologies

    Frank Ferro, senior director of product management at Rambus, discusses the differences in GDDR6 and HBM2 memory technologies; with a focus on the type of applications that each would be best suited for. Around the 8:54 mark he discusses how to combine older process nodes with 7nm process nodes...
  22. D

    FS: G. Skill 32GB(2x16) DDR4 Ram 3200mhz

    heatware is med1kl w/perfect heat asking $195 32GB DDR4 by G.Skill (2x16) DDR4 Ram 3200mhz Got them to 16-16-16-38 1T @ 1.4 volts Lower timings have worked well too. 1.4 volts 12-12-12-24-36 1T for low latency gaming(think 300+fps) (2x16) DDR4 Ram 3200mhz
  23. AlphaAtlas

    RAM Makers Plan to Cut Production Even Further

    While desktop DDR4 memory seems to come from a countless number of brands, including Crucial, Corsair, G.Skill, Kingston, and many others, only a handful of manufacturers actually make the chips that go into those sticks. Micron, SK Hynix, and Samsung are the big 3 that really influence memory...
  24. AlphaAtlas

    Memory Prices Are Coming Back Down to Earth

    As many of you already know, early 2018 was a bad time to build a new PC. The price of new DDR4 was offensively high about a year ago, and the recent cryptocurrency craze didn't help video card prices either. Media outlets and research firms like DramXchange and Digitimes have been prophesizing...
  25. cageymaru

    Top Three Memory IC Vendors Are Generating Record Profits in 3Q18

    Digitimes Research has compared the revenue from last year to 2018 from the top 3 memory chipmakers; Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology. They have concluded that the combined revenue from those corporations in the 3Q18 saw increases of 8% sequentially and 36% on year. This is...
  26. AlphaAtlas

    Alternative Memory Like MRAM Was a Focus at VLSI 2018

    Spinning platters aside, there are three major types of writable memory used inside modern computers: SRAM, DRAM, and NAND. A considerable amount of money has been spent optimizing all three over the years, which means most companies are hesitant to invest in new memory technologies. However...
  27. AlphaAtlas

    China Alleges 'Massive' Evidence of DRAM Price Fixing

    The Financial Times reports that Chinese regulators have found "Massive Evidence" of DRAM price-fixing. While the article itself is behind a paywall, summaries from other news sites have hinted at a few of the details. According to silicon.co.uk, Chinese officials didn't give any specific...
  28. AlphaAtlas

    DDR4 Prices are Falling

    According to a recent report by DRAMeXchange, DDR4 prices are starting to fall. They say the average price of a 8GB DRAM module dropped just over 10% QoQ, from $68 to $61. The research firm "does not discount the possibility of further price declines in November and December. Also, the price...
  29. S

    Need help with picking out RAM for a Intel 920 X58 chipset

    Hello All! I need help picking out what RAM to upgrade, I'm looking to go with 16bg's. I went to the G.Skill site to try and use the RAM configuration tool ( https://www.gskill.com/en/configurator ) but I think the X58 is out dated and not an option. Does anyone know by chance? My set up: ·...
  30. S

    Need help with picking out RAM for a Intel 920 X58 chipset

    Hello All! I need help picking out what RAM to upgrade, I'm looking to go with 16bg's. I went to the G.Skill site to try and use the RAM configuration tool ( https://www.gskill.com/en/configurator ) but I think the X58 is out dated and not an option. Does anyone know by chance? My set up: ·...
  31. P

    WTB: Kingston HyperX Savage DDR4 (2x8gb)

    Hey guys, I'm just looking for another set of Kingston HyperX Savage DDR4 (2x8gb) sticks. The ones I'm interested in are pictured below. Please let me know if you have a set and your asking price. Thank you!
  32. AlphaAtlas

    DRAM Prices Could Fall 5%

    DRAMeXchange predicts that DRAM prices could fall 5% in Q4 2018. Avril Wu, senior research director of DRAMeXchange, said “DRAM products have begun to see a weak price trend since 3Q18 after the price growth of nine consecutive quarters.” Graphics DRAM in particular is already starting to drop...
  33. cageymaru

    Samsung Expected to Slow Memory Chip Output to Maintain Market Pricing

    According to sources, Samsung has decided to slow memory chip output to create more market demand. This in turn will keep prices high or possibly even drive them up higher as the corporation seeks to maintain its bit growth projections of 20% for DRAM and 40% for Nand in 2018. If Samsung...
  34. cageymaru

    Micron Technology Expands Virginia Footprint with New Plant

    Micron has decided to expand its facilities in Manassas, Virginia with a new plant that is dedicated to creating high speed memory for autonomous vehicles. The current plant in Virginia employs 1,200 engineers and technicians while the new plant is expected to be staffed by another 1,100...
  35. B

    FS/FT: AV600 powerline, WRT54GL, Core2Duo, DDR2

    Pair of TP-Link TL-PA6010 AV600 powerline adapters - Gigabit LAN ports, they were used to get connectivity in my detached garage, provided solid 40mbps over terrible wiring - $35 shipped Linksys WRT54GL - Currently running DD-WRT, this has been rock-solid since the day I bought it - $10 shipped...
  36. R

    Korean Government to Enhance IP Protection for Chipmakers

    The Korea Times is reporting that the Korean Government is trying to enhance measures to protect the intellectual property rights of Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix. The move comes after Chinese officials are putting increased pressure on the companies to cross-license more of their technology...
  37. DooKey

    Intel Announces New Optane DC Persistent Memory

    Intel is launching a new type of memory based upon 3D Xpoint and it's persistent memory in a DDR4 form factor. This new memory is expected to be used in datacenters and should really help out with database operations, but I'm not sure this will help the mainstream. With that said, I'm sure big...
  38. R

    Micron and Intel Develop 3rd Generation 3D NAND

    Via a post on their newsroom, Intel has announced today that in partnership with Micron, they have developed a new 3rd generation of NAND flash. The new chips are the world's first with 4Tb - 4bits/cell dies in 64 layers, and upcoming 96 layers. The 64 layer 4bits/cell die coming in at 1Tb...
  39. B

    Dell T30 Memory compatibility issues

    I am running into an issue with my Dell T30. I got some Samsung RAM (752368-081). It matches the compatibility specs of the Dell T30 yet I don't POST when using this RAM. I am not sure if because this is HP RAM that it won't work in a Dell? Outside of that I have no idea why this wouldn't work
  40. DooKey

    Alexa is Getting a Brain

    The folks at Amazon are working on an Alexa Brain initiative and it plans to add lots of new features to your Alexa enabled device. Alexa is going to have better skills arbitration, context carryover of multiple statements, a memory feature that can remember things for you and lots of other...
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