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post #191 of 2062

I would take this Samsung kit over any kit any days. They're so small so they make installing air coolers and other things super easy. They look stunning too imo.

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post #192 of 2062
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I would take this Samsung kit over any kit any days. They're so small so they make installing air coolers and other things super easy. They look stunning too imo.

This. I don't want to put heatspreaders on them because they look so amazing.
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post #193 of 2062
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I had the ECO series running 2133mhz CL9 and 1.65v.. CL10 w/1.5 teaching.gif

I'd like to know how you got those speeds smile.gif and specifically what timings for both voltages if you don't mind.
post #194 of 2062
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You know G.Skill's ECO and Sniper series have been doing this with lower timings and same (or lower) voltage?

Sniper 2x4GB 1600mhz CAS 9: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231461
For a little more than $5 per DIMM (compared to these Samsung DIMM's) you can have RAM that defaults to 1600mhz 1.35v CAS 7: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231330

I can only fit 2 snipers and those ecos are 2gbs, leaving me with only 8gbs total. Samsungs are cheaper, I can fit 4 (16gb total), and have great oc potential.
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You know G.Skill's ECO and Sniper series have been doing this with lower timings and same (or lower) voltage?
Sniper 2x4GB 1600mhz CAS 9: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231461
For a little more than $5 per DIMM (compared to these Samsung DIMM's) you can have RAM that defaults to 1600mhz 1.35v CAS 7: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231330

I just realized that those ECOs you posted are 2Gb modules. When comparing timings and ram speed, 2Gb and 4Gb modules are not comparable in my opinion. I went from 6x2Gb G.Skill trident 2000 sticks that ran DDR3 1600 6-7-6-18. But I wanted to move onto 4Gb modules, which meant I had to sacrifice timings. Right now I have 6x4Gb G.Skill RipJaws running DDR3 1614 8-8-8-24 1T. But these Samsung modules seem to have some real potential. Thats really the name of the game here; its about pushing 4Gb modules to 2133 and above.
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post #196 of 2062
I'll see if I can tighten them up some more. So far, color me impressed. $80 worth of RAM is running at the same speed as my $160 worth of Ripjaws. eek.gif All I did was plop them in, and they worked! I even was able to lower vDIMM to 1.60v. I honestly really want to trade my Ripjaws for more of these and cash (still working on it).

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I'm wondering how much further I can push this BCLK. I know I'm limited by my SSD. With mechanical drives only I was able to get 105.6 stable (actually stable). So far, I've failed at 105 BCLK just because of the SSD.

More tweaking to come with these bad boys. smile.gif
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post #197 of 2062
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I'll see if I can tighten them up some more. So far, color me impressed. $80 worth of RAM is running at the same speed as my $160 worth of Ripjaws. eek.gif All I did was plop them in, and they worked! I even was able to lower vDIMM to 1.60v. I honestly really want to trade my Ripjaws for more of these and cash (still working on it).
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More tweaking to come with these bad boys. smile.gif

I just completed a fire sale on all my red ripjaws, 7 sets total. I just bought another Samsung set today when I was at the local MC to get an i3 2100, what the hell got em moment. They still have 9 sets left. I have 16gb of the blue ripjaws 1600 8/8/8. Hmm save those for a rainy day or sell sell sell...
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I received my Samsung kits today. So far I can get 4 x 4 GB DDR3-1600 8-8-8-22-1T @ 1.495 V. I will do a simple review later. How do you guys test stability of the RAM? Is Prime95 blend for 2 hours enough?
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I received my Samsung kits today. So far I can get 4 x 4 GB DDR3-1600 8-8-8-22-1T @ 1.495 V. I will do a simple review later. How do you guys test stability of the RAM? Is Prime95 blend for 2 hours enough?

I do the tried and true, "8 Hrs" Prime blend. But first I run memtest from DOS (bootable flash drive with the pure Dos Memtest).

FYI, I havent tested the ram yet, but my wife is flying out this weekend and wont be back until Moday. looks like I better order my x79 upgrade and PSU!
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I received my Samsung kits today. So far I can get 4 x 4 GB DDR3-1600 8-8-8-22-1T @ 1.495 V. I will do a simple review later. How do you guys test stability of the RAM? Is Prime95 blend for 2 hours enough?

I do the tried and true, "8 Hrs" Prime blend. But first I run memtest from DOS (bootable flash drive with the pure Dos Memtest).

FYI, I havent tested the ram yet, but my wife is flying out this weekend and wont be back until Moday. looks like I better order my x79 upgrade and PSU!

I do the tried and true 12 hours of custom blend. (using vanilla blend settings, but forcing 14500MB of RAM usage on 16GB, or 6144 of 8GB).
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