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Memory Part Number Decoder

The following information is designed to help you identify Kingston® ValueRAM® memory modules by specification.

How to Read ValueRAM Part Numbers

Example:
New Part Schema: KVR 16 R11 D4 / 8
Previous Part Schema: KVR 1600 D3 D4 R11 S / 8G

New Part Schema applicable to parts released after May 1, 2012.

DDR4 Server Premier (PC4-2400, PC4-2666, PC4-2933, PC4-3200)

  • KSM
  • 26
  • R
  • D
  • 4
  • L/
  • 32
  • H
  • A
  • I
  • 2

KSM = Kingston Server Premier

KSM = Kingston Server Premier

26 = Speed (in MT/s)

24 = 2400 MT/s
26 = 2666 MT/s
29 = 2933 MT/s
32 = 3200 MT/s

R = Module Type

E is Unbuffered DIMM (ECC)
R is Registered DIMM
L is Load Reduced DIMM
SE is Unbuffered SODIMM (ECC)

D = Ranks

S is Single
D is Dual
Q is Quad

4 = DRAM Type

4 = x4
8 = x8

L = PCB Profile

L is Very Low Profile DIMM

32 = Capacity

8GB
16GB
32GB
64GB
128GB
256GB

H = DRAM Manufacturer

H = SK Hynix
M = Micron

A = DRAM Die Revision

A Die
B Die
E Die

I = Register Manufacturer

I = IDT
M = Montage
R = Rambus

2 = Revision number (optional)

2 = Revision number (optional)

DDR4 ValueRAM (PC4-2133, PC4-2400, PC4-2666, PC4-2933, PC4-3200)

  • KVR
  • 21
  • L
  • R
  • 15
  • D
  • 8
  • L
  • K2/
  • 4
  • H
  • B
  • I

KVR = Kingston ValueRAM

KVR – Kingston ValueRAM

21 = Speed

21 – 2133
24 – 2400
26 – 2666
29 – 2933
32 – 3200

L = Low Voltage

blank – 1.2V
L – TBD

R = Module Type

E: Unbuffered DIMM (ECC) w/Thermal Sensor
L: Load-Reduced DIMM (LRDIMM)
N: Unbuffered DIMM (non-ECC)
R: Registered DIMM with Address/Command Parity Function w/Thermal Sensor
S: SO-DIMM, Unbuffered (Non-Ecc)

11 = CAS Latency

15 – CAS Latency

D = Ranks

S – Single Rank
D – Dual Rank
Q – Quad Rank
O – Octal Rank

8 = DRAM Type

4 – x4 DRAM chip
8 – x8 DRAM chip
6 – x16 DRAM chip

L = Profile

blank: any height
H – 31.25mm
L – 18.75mm (VLP)

K2 = Kit + Number of pieces

blank – Single Module
K – Kit + Number of pieces
K2 – Kit of Two Modules
K3 – Kit of Three Modules
K4 – Kit of Four Modules

4 = Capacity

4 – Capacity

H = DRAM MFGR

H – SK Hynix
K – Kingston
M – Micron
S – Samsung

B = Die Revision

B – Die Revision

I = Intel Certified

I – Intel Certified

DDR3 (PC3-8500, PC3-10600, PC3-12800)

  • KVR
  • 16
  • L
  • R
  • 11
  • D
  • 8
  • L
  • K2/
  • 4
  • H
  • B

KVR = Kingston ValueRAM

KVR – Kingston ValueRAM

16 = Speed

16 – 1600
13 – 1333
10 – 1066

L = Low Voltage

blank – 1.5V
L – 1.35V
U – 1.25V

R = Module Type

E – Unbuffered DIMM (ECC)
N – Unbuffered DIMM (non-ECC)
R – Registered DIMM
L – Load-Reduced DIMM
S – SO-DIMM

11 = CAS Latency

11 – CAS Latency

D = Ranks

S – Single Rank
D – Dual Rank
Q – Quad Rank

8 = DRAM Type

4 – x4 DRAM chip
8 – x8 DRAM chip

L = Profile

L – 18.75mm (VLP)
H – 30mm

K2 = Kit + Number of pieces

K2 – Kit of Two Modules
K3 – Kit of Three Modules
K4 – Kit of Four Modules

4 = Capacity

4 – Capacity

H = DRAM MFGR/Certification

H – Hynix
E – Elpida
I – Intel Validated

B = Die Revision

B – Die Revision

DDR3 (PC3-8500, PC3-10600) DDR2 (PC2-3200, PC2-4200, PC2-5300, PC2-6400)

  • KVR
  • 1066
  • D3
  • L
  • D
  • 8
  • R
  • 7
  • S
  • L
  • K2/
  • 4G
  • H
  • B

KVR = Kingston ValueRAM

KVR – Kingston ValueRAM

1066 = Speed

1066 – Speed

D3 = Technology

D2 – DDR2
D3 – DDR3

L = Low Voltage

blank – 1.5V
L – 1.35V
U – 1.25V

D = Ranks

S – Single Rank
D – Dual Rank
Q – Quad Rank

8 = DRAM Type

4 – x4 DRAM chip
8 – x8 DRAM chip

R = Module Type

P – Parity on Register (for registered modules only)
E – Unbuffered DIMM (ECC)
F – FB DIMM
M – Mini-DIMM
N – Unbuffered DIMM (non-ECC)
R – Registered DIMM with Address/Command Parity Function
S – SO-DIMM
U – Micro-DIMM

7 = CAS Latency

7 – CAS Latency

S = Thermal Sensor

blank – Without Thermal Sensor
S – With Thermal Sensor

L = Profile

blank – Any height
L – 18.75mm (VLP)
H – 30mm

K2 = Kit + Number of pieces

blank – Single Module
K2 – Kit of Two Modules
K3 – Kit of Three Modules

4G = Capacity

4G – Capacity

H = DRAM MFGR

H – DRAM MFGR

B = Revision

B – Revision

DDR (PC2100, PC2700, PC3200)

  • KVR
  • 400
  • X72
  • R
  • C3
  • A
  • K2/
  • 1G

KVR = Kingston ValueRAM

KVR – Kingston ValueRAM

400 = Speed

266
333
400

X72 = X72 ECC

X72 – ECC

R = Registered

R – Registered

C3 = CAS Latency

C3 – CAS Latency

A = DDR400 3-3-3

A – DDR400 3-3-3

K2 = Kit + Number of pieces

K2 – Kit of Two Modules

1G = Capacity

1G – Capacity
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