Flare X

G.Skill has announced its lineup of DDR4 memory kits compatible with AMD’s new Ryzen Threadripper CPUs. The Flare X quad-channel kits are offered in 32 GB and 128 GB configurations and feature 2933 – 3600 MT/s data transfer rates. The company plans to make the new kits available in the coming weeks. As reported multiple times, AMD’s processors based on the Zen microarchitecture have a number of peculiarities with their memory controllers that prevent high-end memory modules designed for other platforms to run at their labeled data transfer rates. AMD is working with makers of motherboards to improve compatibility of Ryzen platforms with advanced DIMMs via BIOS updates, but in the meantime makers of DRAM modules release special versions of their products tested to be...

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