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Well, I've currently got these. They're running at 1333MHz 7-7-7-21 with 1.605V as compared to 1333MHz 8-8-8-21 with 1.5V. I can't seem to get them stable any higher no matter what voltage. 1600MHz Cas 8 returns a buttload of errors all the way up to 1.7V (afraid to go higher) and I can't get 1333MHz Cas 6 even with 1.7V .

Could they be limiting my overclock (3.88GHz and 2750MHz NB) and would it be worth it to get these? I've got a 10 buck off coupon and a $50 Visa gift card so they'd be fairly cheap ($15 shipped out of pocket).

I do have somewhat of a love for amateur benching

Edit:
Here's a MaxxMem test. Why are my sticks stated as not being in dual channel mode?

Edited by razr m3 - 5/10/11 at 10:34pm
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It certainly can't hurt to get those and sell the ones you have, especially if its just $15 out of pocket, although I don't know if it is really limiting your overclock (the ones you have), you would just have to set them to the lowest memory multiplier possible.
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It certainly can't hurt to get those and sell the ones you have, especially if its just $15 out of pocket, although I don't know if it is really limiting your overclock (the ones you have), you would just have to set them to the lowest memory multiplier possible.
I think I'm gonna go ahead and get 'em. They look pretty badass and I'm getting them for fairly cheap.
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Oh yes, for $15, I wouldn't wait 1 sec.
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Oh yes, for $15, I wouldn't wait 1 sec.
Are they good for overclocking?
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Quote:
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Are they good for overclocking?
as far as I know , yes
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Those for $15 shipped!? You win big!
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Those for $15 shipped!? You win big!
Actually $15 before shipping, $25 shipped, but still not that much more! How well do these sticks overclock?
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