Kingston Vista Memory Recommendations • Microsoft minimum memory recommendations: • 512 MB for “Vista Capable” • 1 GB for “Vista Premium Ready” systems • Kingston recommends: • 2 GB of memory as practical minimum • Installing in Matched Pairs for Best Performance * Memory Support: 32-bit Vista versions – up to 4GB; 64-bit Vista Home Basic – up to 8GB; 64-bit Vista Home Premium – up to 16GB; 64-bit Ultimate – up to 128GB. Maximum system memory also depends on the total number of memory sockets and maximum memory module capacity (using 2GB modules, 4-socket desktops will support up to 8GB of memory and 2-socket notebooks up to 4GB of memory). Up to 128GB for 64-bit Vista Ultimate. System configuration may also limit total memory capacity.
Maximum Memory Support for All Versions of Vista All 32-Bit versions of Vista Max out at 4GB! Vista’s Ultimate package includes both 32- and 64-bit versions; for other versions, customers may need to obtain 64-bit version directly from Microsoft. * Microsoft has not published true maximum yet - see microsoft.com/windows/products/windowsvista/editions/64bit.mspx
What is ReadyBoost? Installed System memory Supplement to installed system memory. Provides virtual memory on a USB Flash drive instead of a hard drive for small files that overflow from system memory pool. ReadyBoost • Kingston is already shipping DataTraveler ReadyFlash (DTR) drives to support ReadyBoost. ReadyBoost is primarily for systems that cannot be updated with memory. • Kingston recommends memory upgrades as first option if possible.
What is BitLocker? Its like putting a padlock on your computer…… …. And a Kingston USB Flash drive is the key • Available only in Enterprise and Ultimate Versions of Vista • “Key” can be USB drive or user determined PIN Help! I lost the Key?!?!? - If used in corporate server managed environment, “key” can be reset by administrator - If used at home you’re out of luck if you don’t have a duplicate key! Except for DTEP and DTSP, all Kingston DataTraveler drives support BitLocker.