Corsair Radically Expands 32GB DDR4 Desktop DIMM Availability

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Corsair today launched a new group of Vengeance LPX modules based on 16Gb (2GB) ICs, making capacities from 1x 32GB to 8x 32GB (256GB) available to anyone with the firmware to support it. The use of higher-density chips enables these to be organized in an industry-standard eight-chip-per-side layout, making them electrically compatible with the widest-possible range of DDR4-equipped consumer motherboards (unlike some double-capacity DIMMs that organized two modules on a single PCB).  

Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB Product Line Specs

ModelCapacityData RateLatency
CMK32GX4M1A2400C1632GB (1x 32GB)DDR4-2400CAS 16
CMK32GX4M1A2666C1632GB (1x 32GB)DDR4-2666CAS 17
CMK32GX4M1D3000C1632GB (1x 32GB)DDR4-3000CAS 18
CMK64GX4M2A2400C1664GB (2x 32GB)DDR4-2400CAS 19
CMK64GX4M2A2666C1664GB (2x 32GB)DDR4-2666CAS 20
CMK64GX4M2D3000C1664GB (2x 32GB)DDR4-3000CAS 21
CMK128GX4M4A2400C16128GB (4x 32GB)DDR4-2400CAS 22
CMK128GX4M4A2666C16128GB (4x 32GB)DDR4-2666CAS 23
CMK256GX4M8A2400C16256GB (8x 32GB)DDR4-2400CAS 24
CMK256GX4M8A2400C16256GB (8x 32GB)DDR4-2666CAS 25

XMP Data rates are quite limited, considering the recent release of non-XMP DDR4-3200, but that’s to be expected with higher-density, lower-volume silicon. We have no word yet on whether the modules use Samsung’s new A-Die or Micron’s new D9XPF, but it’s nice to finally see availability that extends beyond the almost-mythical Samsung OEM. Currently available at Corsair’s store, several of these kits are also available for pre-order at other online retailers.