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Intel announces availability of its Optane DC persistent memory DIMMs

May 31, 2018

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Like a standard stick of RAM, the modules fit into a motherboard’s DDR4 DIMM slots. Unlike DRAM, they offer persistent storage, even when a system is powered down, and boast ten times the density of DRAM.

The modules will initially be available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB capacities, and will only be supported on Intel’s next generation of Xeon processors. The company said the capacity and performance of the modules make them perfect for “cost-effective, large-capacity in-memory database solutions.”

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