Any nMP 32GB memory kits out there?

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  1. VirtualRain macrumors 603

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    Anyone seen any 32GB (4x8GB) ECC 1866 memory kits out there? Price?
     
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    Retailers are the ones who heavily promote that to get you to buy more memory.

    Most users aren't going to notice the difference between 2-4 DIMMs where capacity isn't a factor, the difference between 3 and 4 is tiny for content creation workstation performance.

    Buy DIMMs from the same manufacturer with the same specifications you'll be fine. Filling all 4 channels shouldn't be something to try attain, just go for the capacity you want.
     
  6. spaz8 macrumors 6502

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    A website I stumbled upon the day before the oct 22 announce was between 700-800$ for a 32 GB matched of 4x8 of PC14900 .. ECC .. there were 2 options, one with the hypnox -sp? tech, one without.

    The prices above are great.
     
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    I see… I'm going for 32GB and it's not a big difference in cost doing 2x16 vs. 4x8 based on the site you linked to.
     
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    Those 16GB DIMMs at Superbiiz just dropped massively in price. $340 for two and shipping. That's what I'd go for if I were you.

    Ha you edited, 16GB DIMMs were $190 when I posted the link originally. They will come down more.
     
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    Yeah, you have a good point… I'll watch these prices between now and when the nMP ships. Thanks!
     
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    Any reason to go with Hynix vs. Crucial (Micron) other than price? For my money, I'll go with an established brand over an upstart (never heard of Hynix -- please educate me!).
     
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