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Are these 8GB DIMMS? Or an 8GB kit? It reads like it is a 2x4GB kit.

Either way it is insane.
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LOL I dont understand.. you can achieve more performance with 24gb of slower ram for a cheaper cost, only idiots and PI enthusiasts will buy this crap. So if your not buying it to compete for PI scores on HWBot..

Really corsair? NEXT...
Not true, not unless you are USING more than 8GB of RAM, which most people do not. If you have 8GB of super fast RAM vs 24GB of slower RAM, and your RAM usage never exceeds 8GB, the 8GB will be faster every time.

So is this a dual stick kit? If so it is highly impressive. 4GB modules at DDR3 2133 CL9 and only 1.5v...
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The heatsinks on their more "extreme" kits always remind me of a dude with a giant mohawk or something along those lines.
    
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post #14 of 69
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So is this a dual stick kit? If so it is highly impressive. 4GB modules at DDR3 2133 CL9 and only 1.5v...
Agreed. Normally 2133mhz at 9-11-9 is meh, but at 1.5v it is actually pretty good. $500 good? Probably not, but impressive nonetheless.

And why are GTX heatspreaders on a GT module?
 
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Meh, my GTX2 kit destroys this kit.
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Timings aren't that tight... I want to see 6-6-6 on 2133.
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GLWS Corsair.
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Meh, my GTX2 kit destroys this kit.
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Timings aren't that tight... I want to see 6-6-6 on 2133.
I think the gtx2 kit mentioned above your post is the the only kit that has done it, at 2200 Mhz 6-6-6 18 ln2 cooled with 2.0V on the memory.
None of the memory being made now can hold a tight tRCD like that.
    
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Agreed. Normally 2133mhz at 9-11-9 is meh, but at 1.5v it is actually pretty good. $500 good? Probably not, but impressive nonetheless.

And why are GTX heatspreaders on a GT module?
Keep in mind these are 4gb sticks, not 2gb. I think it is VERY impressive.
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post #20 of 69
uh huh 9-11-9 is sure awesome for $500 (sarcasm)

i'm pretty sure one of the current 8gb kits out now <500 dollars could possibly acheive 2133 @ 1.5v with those timings

right?

EDIT: i know of 2 4gb kits that could do 2133 with tighter timings than 9-11-9 @1.5v
this:http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...-DDR3-2133-CL7!

and this: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...GBRM&p=4780916

both under 75$ lol
Edited by badatgames18 - 7/22/11 at 1:47pm
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