Originally Posted by stickg1
Yeah, I guess it's not horrible for the $70 I paid. I might try to tighten up at 2400MHz for an everyday OC.
They will probably be just fine for that. Plus who knows, maybe CL3P20 is on the right track and those modules will work well with Haswell. It will give you an excuse to upgrade. Gotta buy new expensive bleeding gear in order to take advantage of that "relatively" cheap SS kit that you have. That's logical, right?.
Going back to those Tridents that you asked about. Some of them were manufactured in a double sided version with both Hynix and Samsung chips, but it appears that those were only the early release "teasers" (as I like to call them...sounds nicer than "bait & switch"). You can tell by looking at the PCB if the visual of the modules is an option.The following is just a general comment for anyone that hasn't had the opportunity to compare single vs double sided modules.
Those SS Team modules of stickg1
, like the SS Tridents, both have that nearly solid row of SMC just above the gold contacts on the side with chips, whereas the DS variety will have them spread out, and on both sides. You can compare a pic of any of these 4GB modules and easily tell if single, or double sided. Unfortunately, the product pic at Newegg for the Trident 2400 CL10 kit is of one of the DS teaser and not indicative of what they currently have in stock.
Single-sided vs double-sided SMC on PCB (first and second pics are the Team and the GSkill Trident X, respectively and third pic is of a double-sided module with the spreader removed to reveal Samsung HCH9):Edited by Reefa_Madness - 5/12/13 at 7:38am