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Re: M25 Memory


Chris Bipes schrieb:
Does anyone on this list have a source for memory for a M25? IBM wants'
40K for 32GB. That is outrageous. I am hoping that there may be used
memory from an older Power 5+ system such as a 595 or so that would be
compatible with the new Power 6 M25.

Hey one can hope! But if any one know of a source for less expensive

Chris Bipes
Director of Information Services
CrossCheck, Inc.

have you looked at www.kingston.com ? Just search for 9408-M25
They seem to have iSeries, err POWER memory for the M25:

Standard Memory: 2 GB <http://www.ec.kingston.com/ecom/configurator_new/modelsinfo.asp?SysID=46169&mfr=IBM&model=Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408&root=&LinkBack=&Sys=46169-IBM-Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408-M25%29&distributor=0&submit1=Search#> (Removable)
Maximum Memory: 16 GB <http://www.ec.kingston.com/ecom/configurator_new/modelsinfo.asp?SysID=46169&mfr=IBM&model=Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408&root=&LinkBack=&Sys=46169-IBM-Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408-M25%29&distributor=0&submit1=Search#> with current Kingston products
32 GB <http://www.ec.kingston.com/ecom/configurator_new/modelsinfo.asp?SysID=46169&mfr=IBM&model=Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408&root=&LinkBack=&Sys=46169-IBM-Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408-M25%29&distributor=0&submit1=Search#> with release of 16GB Kit <http://www.ec.kingston.com/ecom/configurator_new/modelsinfo.asp?SysID=46169&mfr=IBM&model=Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408&root=&LinkBack=&Sys=46169-IBM-Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408-M25%29&distributor=0&submit1=Search#>

Expansion: 4 Sockets (2 Banks <http://www.ec.kingston.com/ecom/configurator_new/modelsinfo.asp?SysID=46169&mfr=IBM&model=Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408&root=&LinkBack=&Sys=46169-IBM-Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408-M25%29&distributor=0&submit1=Search#> of 2)
Bus Architecture: PCI <http://www.ec.kingston.com/ecom/configurator_new/modelsinfo.asp?SysID=46169&mfr=IBM&model=Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408&root=&LinkBack=&Sys=46169-IBM-Power+520+Express+Model+M25+%289408-M25%29&distributor=0&submit1=Search#> Express; PCI-X

Mfgr's System P/N's: N/A

Comments Mixing of different capacity modules is NOT supported

From their info I think the 32 GB isn't available at the moment ... may explain the price.
Here in Germany Kingston wants 492,- Euro per 8 GB Kit which gives 984,- Euro for
16 GB, which is far away from your price. And as far as I know, IBM service accepts
memory from Kingston in their systems/service contracts.

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