Has anyone been able to find any compatible RAM in 2G DIMMs for the SuperMicro X8SIL motherboard running either Corei7 or X34** LGA1156 processors? And what about reasonably priced 4G modules? I just want to make sure to purchase the right RAM before moving to a setup with this board / processor. Unless the RAM for this is crazy priced, I really don't want to go the Core2 Quad route when for about the same I can go with the newer LGA1156 stuff. But I have seen where people are having issues with RAM compatability and availability.
It looks like Kingston KVR1333D3E9S/2G will work for 2GB modules.
From what I have seen on 4GB modules pricing so far, all I can say is WOW.
$400+ for 4GB, so anything over 8 GB on these setups just doesn't seem reasonable yet.
You have to use DDR3-1066 for 4GB DIMM, and the one I know for sure works is about $11-$20 more than the DDR3-1333 4GB.
This is the one we are using now and it works (finally after trying a bunch of others): KVR1066D3Q8R7S/4G
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I strongly urge you to buy the RAM using Supermicro part numbers if you can. I have purchased RAM that Kingston's configurator recommended and matched the boards's specs but did not work when I put it in the server. Both Supermicro and Kingston pointed their fingers at the other and I had to throw the RAM away and buy the RAM from Supermicro.