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Hey all!

I'm currently working on building a workstation/server using the ASUS Z10PE-D16 WS Mobo. The mobo supports quad channel memory, but all of the 128 GB kits, I've seen at least, don't have LRDIMM's and only buffered dimms.

Now that being said, there are plenty of individual sticks that are LR. Would it be possible to get 8 sticks of those and run them together compared to 2 128GB kits?

Thank you in advance!!
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I'm planning to use this same motherboard for a build soon aswell.. I'm not to sure about buying multiple LRDIMM sticks to make up a full 128GB.. Also if you don't mind me asking, what do you need 128GB of ram for! Anyways, bump.
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Wildly enough it will actually be 256 GB's of ram.

Long story short there will be a couple of VM's with a couple ram disks going and a couple of storage solutions that will be eating ram.
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Hey all!

I'm currently working on building a workstation/server using the ASUS Z10PE-D16 WS Mobo. The mobo supports quad channel memory, but all of the 128 GB kits, I've seen at least, don't have LRDIMM's and only buffered dimms.

Now that being said, there are plenty of individual sticks that are LR. Would it be possible to get 8 sticks of those and run them together compared to 2 128GB kits?

Thank you in advance!!

 

Just checked our database. It looks as if your workstation board can accommodate up to 512GB with our current line-up, however 1TB once 64GB LRDIMMS are released (No solid ETA at this time, if you're wondering). You have four banks with four slots each in quad channel DDR4 that you have access to.

 

Technically you can get eight individual sticks as long as they are the same exact spec and model.  We currently offer the Kingston KVR21L15Q4/32 (32GB 2133MHz DDR4 ECC CL15 LRDIMM 4Rx4) that may work for you.


Let me know what you think?


Edited by HyperX-Felinni - 2/26/16 at 9:31am
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Thank you for the response!

The link is broken, but a quick google search brought it up. Seems like it is substantially cheaper than the kits out there. Any specific reason for that?

I have a feeling 8 individual sticks that are the exact same will work, but I'd like to get confirmation.
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Thank you for the response!

The link is broken, but a quick google search brought it up. Seems like it is substantially cheaper than the kits out there. Any specific reason for that?

I have a feeling 8 individual sticks that are the exact same will work, but I'd like to get confirmation.

 

Are you comparing the prices as a kit and our single LRDIMM? You're good as long as the modules all share the same spec, preferably make and model for optimal performance.

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Are you comparing the prices as a kit and our single LRDIMM? You're good as long as the modules all share the same spec, preferably make and model for optimal performance.


You know for what ever reason I thought the 128GB kit was $1200, but it looks like it's $975. So I retract my statement lol.

Thank you for all the help! I'll probably end up going with 8X KVR21L15Q4/32 since that seems to fit my needs perfectly!
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You know for what ever reason I thought the 128GB kit was $1200, but it looks like it's $975. So I retract my statement lol.

Thank you for all the help! I'll probably end up going with 8X KVR21L15Q4/32 since that seems to fit my needs perfectly!

 

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