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vengeance series no thanks

^^ This, we want 8GB Dominator GT's
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Convenience doesn't cost that much. 8GB of RAM is only $50; these sticks should be on more than $75 or a $25 price premium.
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64GB RAM on those rumored X79 boards with 8 DIMM slots.

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blarg and I just bought 2x4GB last may.
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To all of the people talking about wanting this in this thread: what the hell would you do with it all? Don't say RAM drive, save your money and buy an SSD, problem solved at the source. I know you might say I'm one to talk with 16gb but this is a mobile workstation I do visualization on. This has no practical desktop use, 8gb and even 16gb DIMMs have been common in the server/workstation market for a while where the RAM is needed but this isn't even ECC.
 
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blarg and I just bought 2x4GB last may.

Huh? You'll have gotten 2 years of use out of it by the time these 8GB sticks are released.

Plus you can buy another 2x4GB to fill the rest of your DIMMs.

I don't think anyone out there other than guys like myself doing seriously huge, print resolution, 3D rendering + compositing and guys running 20+ VMs need anything more than 8-12GB presently.
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64GB RAM on those rumored X79 boards with 8 DIMM slots.

We don't know yet if the boards will actually support 64GB of RAM though. It's totally possible and I saw other companies with 8GB DIMMs floating around at recent trade shows, but I just wouldn't bank on it quite yet.

Either way, here's to hoping these sticks come way down in price over the next little while.
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To all of the people talking about wanting this in this thread: what the hell would you do with it all? Don't say RAM drive, save your money and buy an SSD, problem solved at the source. I know you might say I'm one to talk with 16gb but this is a mobile workstation I do visualization on. This has no practical desktop use, 8gb and even 16gb DIMMs have been common in the server/workstation market for a while where the RAM is needed but this isn't even ECC.

I routinely run into HDD swap when comping my renders in Nuke which is an extremely efficiently written piece of software. As you know, HDD swap in Windows isn't quite like Linux and can often require a reboot.

Regrading RAMdrives versus SSD, you're looking at 10-20x faster read and write speeds to RAM...maybe more with the badass 4 channel memory on X79.

If I could get 128GB of RAM into the next gen SR-2, I would map it as a network drive and use it to feed my render farm. Basically guarantees that your bottle neck is always your gigabit LAN and nothing else.
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Huh? You'll have gotten 2 years of use out of it by the time these 8GB sticks are released.

Plus you can buy another 2x4GB to fill the rest of your DIMMs.

I don't think anyone out there other than guys like myself doing seriously huge, print resolution, 3D rendering + compositing and guys running 20+ VMs need anything more than 8-12GB presently.



We don't know yet if the boards will actually support 64GB of RAM though. It's totally possible and I saw other companies with 8GB DIMMs floating around at recent trade shows, but I just wouldn't bank on it quite yet.

Either way, here's to hoping these sticks come way down in price over the next little while.



I routinely run into HDD swap when comping my renders in Nuke which is an extremely efficiently written piece of software. As you know, HDD swap in Windows isn't quite like Linux and can often require a reboot.

Regrading RAMdrives versus SSD, you're looking at 10-20x faster read and write speeds to RAM...maybe more with the badass 4 channel memory on X79.

If I could get 128GB of RAM into the next gen SR-2, I would map it as a network drive and use it to feed my render farm. Basically guarantees that your bottle neck is always your gigabit LAN and nothing else.


This is not your average PRACTICAL DESKTOP APPLICATION. What you are doing is normally done with the aforementioned server/workstation hardware. There is always an exception; I'm just talking about the people who play games/surf the web and just act as normal power users. I'd like to think that's about 80-90% of OCN.
 
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I will rather pass on those. Even when I will setup my new rig I will go for 8x2GB for quad channel, 16GB for the next 5 years will be more than enough (some ppl think about 8x4GB but lol, who will need that much besides ppl who work with encoding or on workstations ?). And it's much easier to squeeze some more from timings on 2GB bricks than 8.
    
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This is not your average PRACTICAL DESKTOP APPLICATION. What you are doing is normally done with the aforementioned server/workstation hardware. There is always an exception; I'm just talking about the people who play games/surf the web and just act as normal power users. I'd like to think that's about 80-90% of OCN.

Yeah I agree. I said in my post that no one other than extremely high end VFX artists and people running 60+ VMs need 64GB of RAM or even remotely close. All I'm saying is that I really want 64GB+ myself.
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these have been in stores for a week now, now lets just wait till they get a reasonable price
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