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Thinking of making the move from 4GB to 8GB, and I'm trying to find the absolute fastest solution. It doesn't appear that any of the 4GB modules use Elpida Hypers, do they? So my hopes for something like 1866Mhz CL6 or 2000Mhz CL7 have since faded. I do see some high frequency kits out there but many of these are rated on Intel systems. Hoping to hear of some of these actually verified to work at the rated speeds on AMD systems.

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You won't find Hypers in any new kits, they are EOL. (if I remember correctly)

Why not look for some on eBay? I always see at least 2 sets on there at any given time (DOM GT's 2000C7/1600C7/1600C6)
    
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G.Skill Trident X 2400MHz kit

2400MHz kit from CL 10-12-12-31 2T to CL 9-11-11-28 1T

http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/memory/g_skill_trident_x_2400mhz_32gb_kit/2

2400MHz overclocked to 2500MHz @ CL 10-12-13-35

http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/gskill_trident_x/3.htm
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Samsung "God" RAM. It comes, out of the box, at 1600mHz CL11, but it overclocks like a champ. 2133mHz CL9 easily, with very reasonable voltages.

By fastest, do you mean mHz, or mHz in relation to CL?
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G.Skill Trident X 2400MHz kit

2400MHz kit from CL 10-12-12-31 2T to CL 9-11-11-28 1T

http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/memory/g_skill_trident_x_2400mhz_32gb_kit/2

2400MHz overclocked to 2500MHz @ CL 10-12-13-35

http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/gskill_trident_x/3.htm

I have two of these kits, no issue whatsoever and they do 2400mhz cas10/12 fine with my overclock - rock solid stable!
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wow.. lots of illiterate members on this thread! thumbsupsmiley.png

 

@ the OP - Your best bet for Hypers as mentioned is Ebay.. just make sure to check serial #'s on the RAM first, for IC type, if timings and voltages are not listed. Hypers should be easy to spot as the CL and tRCD will be the same.. [only other IC similar is BBSE but only certain bins have CL and tRCD set the same .. which may be better for you if your planning on air cooling only].

 

 these are a kit I have.. and very good bin for Hyper. I run them 6-6-6-20 @ 1600mhz, 1.6v on X58 rig for daily use.

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Keep in mind that your current CPU may not be able to run the memory at 2000MHz or even 1866. Many Phenom II's can't run 4 sticks at 1600MHz. Going by your sig rig I'm guessing you're going to down clock them and use really tight timings?
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Thanks everyone for the responses thus far.
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Keep haven't d that your current CPU may not be able to run the memory at 2000MHz or even 1866. Many Phenom II's can't run 4 sticks at 1600MHz. Going by your sig rig I'm guessing you're going to down clock them and use really tight timings?

I'm not interested in running 4 DIMMs. That's why I stated in my thread title 2x4GB sets. I already run OCZ Reapers 1333 @ 1500Mhz 6-7-6-20

I was hoping to find that someone makes or sells an 1866 CL6 set of ram but sadly it seems although we've seen prices dropdramatically, we havent seen a dramatic speed increase without a large latency increase.
Edited by FlawleZ - 4/10/13 at 7:04am
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I know you are only going to run two sticks, I was just posting that as a FYI.

G.SKILL does have this Kit: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231638
G.SKILL Trident X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 2400 9-11-11-31. Not sure how low the timings could go below 2000MHz
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I know you are only going to run two sticks, I was just posting that as a FYI.

G.SKILL does have this Kit: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231638
G.SKILL Trident X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 2400 9-11-11-31. Not sure how low the timings could go below 2000MHz

 

 That kit should be Samsung IC's ... which will be a good match with the AMD rig for high speeds.. more so than the Hyper IC's the OP was looking at.

 

**While the Hypers may run the tightest timings at 1600-2000mhz... the Samsung is capable of much higher speeds with reasonable timings.

 

9-11-11 for 2400mhz is a very good bin IMO

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