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[TT] Corsair Unleashes 32GB RAM Kit For Sandy-E Launch

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The kit (part number: CMT32GX3M4X1866C9) comprises four 8GB modules, making up a total of 32GB RAM. The modules themselves are rated for 1866MHz with timings of 9-10-9-27 C9, requiring a voltage of only 1.5V. The modules will of course also work in current dual channel platforms w/ four DIMM slots, albeit only in dual channel mode of course.

The kit becomes available worldwide sometime this month at a hefty price tag of $999 USD.
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Pretty awesome in terms of memory density and performance, but $999 is a lot of pizza.

Going to wait till these 8GB DIMMs come down in price more and buy an X79 mobo with 8 slots instead. Much cheaper way to get 32GB.
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I am planning on X79, but i'm not spending $999 on my memory lmao

Corsair Dominators are nothing more than overpriced aesthetics truth be known.
 
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You can get 16GB of G Skill for like 112 dollars
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You can get 16GB of G Skill for like 112 dollars
The reason the price is so high is because the price of 8GB modules right now is astronomical.
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I'm doing fine with 8, I'll do fine with 16, if I go for X79. Or just stay with 8.
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You can get 16GB of G Skill for like 112 dollars
Try putting the G.Skill 16GB kit into 2 DIMMs though.

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Corsair Dominators are nothing more than overpriced aesthetics truth be known.
Looking at this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...eId=1&name=8GB

The $1k seems about right I suppose.

Though you can get server memory in 1066 MHz flavor for around $100 per 8GB stick.
Edited by kweechy - 10/13/11 at 9:15am
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Is there gonna be a lower frequency/latency version?
    
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32GB with no ECC?


If you actually need that much RAM, it probably isn't for a gaming machine.


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The only way I'm spending that much for memory is if I have alzheimer's disease.
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first they fail on the force 3 series SSD's then they ask 1k for 32GB of ram. smart moves...
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