Intel teased attendees its developers’ forum with a real-world glimpse at a DDR4 reference design.

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Enthusiasts around the world have been patiently awaiting the launch of DDR4 for quite some time.

At IDF, Intel helped fuel the enthusiasm and hype for the next-generation memory specification by showing off a system running DDR4 on an X99 motherboard with a Haswell-E processor.

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As VR-Zone reported earlier, there will be compatibility issues with the X99 and older LGA 2011 chips because of memory controller issues.

DDR4 and Haswell-E will be available in the fall of 2014.