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G.Skill International Co. Ltd., manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid-state storage with solid quality, has today released its series of very high capacity DDR3 memory: 8GB (2GBx4) and 12GB (2GBx6) memory kits.

G.Skill understands that families, business users, PC enthusiasts and gamers are often heavy multi-taskers too. Opening tens of applications to retain a workflow or several hundred photos after a family day out can put serious demands on the memory capacity, so installing 8-12GB becomes an investment in being able to do as much as you want, when you want.

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Wont block my xiggy.
 

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mmmmm I want the Pis
 

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Not really news, we've had 8GB kits before, and you'd have to be pretty stupid to buy one:

Corsair XMS3 DDR3-1600 9-9-9-24 1.65V - 4x2GB - $244
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145261

Corsair XMS3 DDR3-1600 9-9-9-24 1.65V - 2x2GB = $95, x2 = $190
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-260-_-Product

Its the exact same memory!

We've had both the PI Series and Tridents for a long while now, so these kits are going to be this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-259-_-Product

x2, plus an extra $50 or so.
 

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mmmmm I want the Pis

I like the pi's too and the ripjaws looks really good.
 

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Price seems a bit high. Maybe next summer things will change.
 

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Not really news, we've had 8GB kits before, and you'd have to be pretty stupid to buy one.....

Ofcourse it's news. It's a new model coming from G.Skill. Yeah, buying Corsair XMS3 over G.skill Pi would be pretty stupid.
 

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I don't see how the 8GB (4GB x 2) will be affordable. I've seen those kits run around $400 on Newegg.
...Really?

I got reasonably high performance DDR2 from G.Skill (DDR2-800 CL4) for AU$350.
 

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The trident looked like crap...
The Pi was better looking but still to large.
 

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G.Skill International Co. Ltd., manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid-state storage with solid quality, has today released its series of very high capacity DDR3 memory: 8GB (2GBx4) and 12GB (2GBx6) memory kits.

G.Skill understands that families, business users, PC enthusiasts and gamers are often heavy multi-taskers too. Opening tens of applications to retain a workflow or several hundred photos after a family day out can put serious demands on the memory capacity, so installing 8-12GB becomes an investment in being able to do as much as you want, when you want.

 

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my PIs and G.Skill in general (great products and even better CS)

However -as Nathris stated- despite this being new "news"
All G.Skill have done (this time) is come up with new packaging...
effectively bundling TWO 2x2GB kits together = Nothing new!
& slapping on an extra $50 for "matching" the modules!
(that's not new either)

What they really need to be working on is the speed/latency of 4GB modules (both DDR2 & DDR3)
(as do all the other IC makers/ module fabricators)

They keep on upping the speeds on the 2GB modules (both DDR2 & DDR3)

but no progress on the 4gig modules :swearing:

It's funny really, ALL the MoBo manufacturers were boasting 4Gig per slot capability before the modules themselves were even in prototype,
and yet even now ~1.5 years later the 4GB sticks are still woefully stuck at the base level speeds -or with really bad latencies
& are prohibitively expensive
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2x4GB DDR2 800 (PC6400) $258.99
Kingston 2x 4GB DDR3 1333 $869.99
Mushkin 2x4GB 1600 DDR3 $479.99

My MoBo will take 4x 4GB DDR2 sticks!!
However, do I really want to go from 8GB @ ~1180MHz
to 16GB @ 800MHz
for ~$520
I think not!

Cheers anyway

Now give me 16GB of DDR2 @ 1200MHz for less than $9000
DO want
 
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