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Hi Guys,

I have an MSI Big Bang X Power ii motherboard which supports 128GB of ram. But it seems the only way to get that amount of ram in the available 8 slots is to use 1x16GB ram sticks, 8 of them.

I have seen 1x16GB server ram (ECC) but not interested for obv reasons - too slow etc.

Do you know of 16gb ram sticks for PC's?

Thanks.
post #2 of 6
No. I wouldn't think there's a high demand for 16GB non-ECC dimms yet, all I've found after looking around is ECC kits or dual 8GB. I'd ask why in the world you'd want 128GB of ram in a consumer desktop, but I'd guess for a ramdisk.
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Yeah I can understand the demand not being high for that sort of memory at the moment. It would be useful for a ramdisk, but I'm just curious really. I do sometimes run X Plane 10, which boasts "it will use every inch of your machines capabilities" (provided there is no bottlenecks).

I guess MSI just built the board to be useful in 5 years time...
post #4 of 6
You could also run VMs with a ton of RAM for different applications and if you run the Xeon chips, you can have 8 cores/16 threads to handle that massive amount of memory.
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8GiB is currently the limit for unbuffered DDR3 DIMMs but that is likely to change in the near future.
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Your mobo will prolly be outdated by that time and by outdated I mean new standards will be out. Not sure why they even bothered.
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