Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD 16GB Memory
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Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD 16GB RAM 2666Mhz PC4-21300 ECC DDR4 New

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M378A2K43DB1-CTD 16 Gigabytes (GB) 2666 Megahertz (MHz) PC4-21300 Error correction code (ECC) Double Data Rate 4 (DDR4) Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory (SDRAM) 288Pin | Made by Samsung | New Bulk Pack
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More Information on the Memory Module

The Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD DDR4 SDRAM is a high-performance memory module designed for use in computing systems that require high-speed and reliable memory. It features a 16GB memory capacity, 2666MHz memory speed, and an ECC (Error-Correcting Code) memory configuration. This memory module is compatible with various systems and platforms, making it an excellent choice for server environments, workstations, and other high-performance computing systems.

The M378A2K43DB1-CTD DDR4 SDRAM is designed to deliver high-speed performance, making it ideal for applications that require high-bandwidth memory. Its dual-rank configuration and x8 organization ensure that the memory can be accessed quickly and efficiently, while the ECC memory technology ensures data integrity and reliability. Additionally, the memory module operates at a low voltage of 1.2V, which helps to reduce power consumption and heat generation.

Overview of Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD

The Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD is a 16GB DDR4 Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory (SDRAM) module. Let's break down the key components of its nomenclature to better understand its specifications.

Capacity - 16 Gigabytes (GB)

  • The "16GB" in the model name refers to the capacity of the RAM module. This signifies the amount of data the RAM can store and process at any given time. In today's computing landscape, 16GB is considered a standard capacity, suitable for a wide range of applications from everyday tasks to more demanding processes like gaming and content creation.

Speed - 2666 Megahertz (MHz)

  • The "2666MHz" indicates the speed at which the RAM operates. Measured in megahertz, this denotes the number of cycles the RAM can complete in one second. A higher MHz value generally implies faster data transfer rates and improved overall system performance. In the case of the Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD, the 2666MHz speed makes it well-suited for handling multitasking and resource-intensive applications.

Form Factor - 288Pin

  • The "288Pin" specification refers to the physical design of the RAM module. In this case, the RAM has 288 pins, which determine how it connects to the motherboard. The form factor is crucial for compatibility, ensuring that the RAM fits into the corresponding memory slots on the motherboard.

DDR4 - Double Data Rate 4

  • The "DDR4" specification signifies that this RAM module belongs to the Double Data Rate 4 generation. DDR4 is an advancement over its predecessor, DDR3, offering improved data transfer rates, lower power consumption, and higher overall performance. DDR4 RAM has become the standard for modern computing systems.

The Significance of DDR4 Technology

Improved Data Transfer Rates

  • DDR4 technology, as featured in the Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD, provides enhanced data transfer rates compared to its predecessors. This results in quicker access to stored information, reducing latency and improving the overall responsiveness of the system.

Lower Power Consumption

  • One of the key advantages of DDR4 is its efficiency in power consumption. The technology operates at lower voltage levels, contributing to energy savings and a reduction in heat generation. This is particularly beneficial for prolonging the lifespan of the RAM module and maintaining stable performance.

Higher Module Density

  • DDR4 allows for higher module densities, enabling the creation of RAM modules with larger capacities like the 16GB Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD. This is crucial for meeting the demands of modern applications and ensuring seamless multitasking capabilities.

Memory Configuration: ECC

  • ECC (Error-Correcting Code) memory is a type of memory that can detect and correct single-bit errors that may occur during memory operations. The Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD DDR4 SDRAM features an ECC memory configuration, which ensures that data integrity is maintained and errors are corrected in real time.
  • ECC memory works by adding additional memory bits to each memory word that can detect and correct errors in the data. This is achieved by using a more complex memory controller that can detect and correct errors by comparing the data read from memory with the data that was written to memory. If an error is detected, the ECC memory controller can correct the error by using the additional memory bits to reconstruct the correct data.
  • The use of ECC memory is particularly important in server environments and other high-performance computing systems where data integrity is critical. The Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD DDR4 SDRAM's ECC memory configuration helps to ensure that data is protected and that system stability is maintained even in the event of single-bit errors.

Use Cases and Performance

Everyday Computing

The Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD with its 16GB capacity and DDR4 technology is well-suited for everyday computing tasks. From web browsing to document editing, users can experience smooth and responsive performance, even when running multiple applications simultaneously.


For gaming enthusiasts, having an ample amount of RAM is essential for a lag-free and immersive gaming experience. The 16GB capacity of this RAM module provides sufficient space for game assets and enables smooth gameplay, while the DDR4 technology ensures fast data access.

Content Creation

Professionals engaged in content creation, such as video editing and 3D rendering, benefit from the robust capabilities of the Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD. The 16GB capacity allows for handling large files and complex projects, while the DDR4 technology contributes to faster rendering and processing speeds.

Memory Form Factor: DIMM

  • The Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD DDR4 SDRAM has a DIMM (Dual Inline Memory Module) form factor, which is a type of memory module that is widely used in desktops, workstations, and servers. DIMMs are designed to fit into the memory slots of a motherboard and are used to provide additional memory capacity to a computer system.
  • DIMMs have several advantages over other types of memory modules. Firstly, they are capable of providing higher memory densities, which means that more memory can be installed in a system without having to add additional memory slots. Additionally, DIMMs are designed to be easily removable and replaceable, which makes upgrading or replacing memory modules a relatively simple process.
  • The Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD DDR4 SDRAM has a 288-pin DIMM form factor, which is the standard form factor for DDR4 memory modules. The 288-pin DIMM is slightly longer than its predecessor, the 240-pin DIMM used in DDR3 memory modules, which means that DDR4 memory modules are not compatible with DDR3 memory slots.

Motherboard Compatibility

Before purchasing the Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD, it's crucial to ensure compatibility with your motherboard. The 288-pin form factor must match the corresponding memory slots on the motherboard. Additionally, checking the motherboard's documentation for supported RAM speeds is essential to maximize performance.

General Feature about the Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD

  • Manufacturer: Samsung
  • Model Number or SKU# M378A2K43DB1-CTD
  • Type: Memory
  • RAM Type: PC4-21300
  • Product Name: 16GB 2666Mhz DDR4 SDRAM Memory Module

Technical Information of 16GB SDRAM

  • Memory Size: 16GB
  • Memory Technology: DDR4 SDRAM
  • Number Of Modules: 1 X 16GB
  • Memory Speed: 2666 Mhz
  • Memory Standard: DDR4-2666/PC4-21300
  • Signal Processing: Unbuffered, 2rx8
  • Cas Latency Timings: Cl19
  • Voltage: 1.35v
  • Number Of Pins: 288-pin
  • Form Factor: Dimm

In short, the Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CTD 16GB DDR4 SDRAM is a versatile and high-performance RAM module suitable for a variety of computing needs. Its 16GB capacity, 2666MHz speed, and DDR4 technology make it a reliable choice for everyday computing, gaming, and content creation. Understanding the specifications, compatibility considerations, and proper maintenance practices ensures users can make the most of this RAM module, enhancing the overall performance of their computing systems.

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