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    JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    Allows non-volatile flash storage to be accessed through the DDR4 interface.
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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    Something I am struggling to get excited about......hell, I cannot even think of a good reason to do it outside of some very expensive and specialised data centre kit.
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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Shell, I cannot even think of a good reason to do it outside of some very expensive and specialised data centre kit.
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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    Sure I read some news about a future generation of intel CPUs which made reference to non-volatile RAM support: presumably this is what that was referring to. Interesting idea, although it's hard to work out exactly how it'll play out in practice....

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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    Not entirely opposed to this, if you're in the situation where you have all the RAM you need but still have slots spare I can see these potentially being useful depending on the pricing. I for one still do not own an SSD, if these things ended up cheaper than full SSDs I might consider it for sake of keeping the case as cable free as possible but otherwise I can't see much use other than having as many drives in the case as humanly possible.

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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    Yaaaay, wait, you need to replace every year?

    seriously with the huge amounts of writes to RAM, i cannot imagine how much it will stand before wearing out.

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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    I would hope these get handled with some sort of NUMA structure, otherwise RAM is about to get messy.
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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    So extremely small HTPC?? Lol

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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    With Pikey spec 2U servers now able to hold 24 DIMMS for 3/4TB RAM I can see certain applications for this.
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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    Bring back bubble memory!

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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    Quote Originally Posted by theleader View Post
    Bring back bubble memory!
    Too unstable, we need a return to core memory.

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    Re: JEDEC reveals NVDIMM standard

    Quote Originally Posted by abaxas View Post
    Too unstable, we need a return to core memory.
    How about mercury delay line?

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