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I know this is bordering outside the topic of this site, but this is driving me mad... and it's memory for a server anyway, so allow me to cheat a bit, hehe.

Can anyone spot the difference between this DDR module and this one?

Other than the heat spreader, both seem to have the same specs: DDR2 5300 ECC 240pin, but oddly, the pins and the locator slot don't match.

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

The Kingston is Unbuffered and the Hynix is Fully Buffered

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Dear lord it seems I'm blind today... Thanks for clearing it up. – Ivan Jul 9 '09 at 0:46
Not a problem. Maybe it's time for another coffee? :D – MDMarra Jul 9 '09 at 0:49

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