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post #11 of 17
The Trident X is exceptional memory, but only the kits with the lowest latencies per speed are worth buyingIMHO, as the oothers simply don'toverclock aanywhere near as well in my experience.
The 2400 9-11-11 kit is one of my absolute favorite kits, and uses highly binned Samsung HYK0 (some MAY use HCH9). I have yet to havea kit that wwon't do 2600/2666 10-11-11 and a few go quite a bit higher. Also, unlike the CAS10 sets, I've not seen any that were single sided, and I much prefer double sided.
   
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post #12 of 17
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Okay, that's my mind made up then, expect I'll go for the 2x 8GB if I can find them. Really appreciate the helpful advice!

Thanks again guys. applaud.gif
    
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post #13 of 17
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So I ended up with the G.Skill TridentX... Not the kit I wanted (2400mhz 4x4gb 9-11-11) as there was at least a week of waiting for it, so I bought the same 2400mhz stuff but with the 10-12-12 timings, so far it seems alright, not devastatingly faster than my previous Corsair Dominator 8gb CL8 but pretty good. Got it running comfortably on the new 4770k and Maximus VI Formula at 2400mhz with cpu at 4.6! Really pleased as I ran Catzilla benchmark and instantly became the fastest single gpu rig on the leaderboard by about 450 points! So just wanted to say cheers for the help to those who commented anyway. biggrin.gifthumb.gif

    
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post #14 of 17
Glad you got some nice memory!

If you want any help overclocking further, feel free to ask! We may get them to 2600+ yet! thumb.gif
   
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Heatkiller GTX680 "Hole Edition" Block + Backplate XSPC Single-Bay Res (Single 5.25 bay) EK Multioption Res X2 - Advanced 150 DD "Fill-Port Res" + Fill-Port Fitting (Red) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
2x MCP35X + Heatsinks/80x15mm Fan XSPC EX420 Alphacool NeXXos UT60 240 6x Bgears Blasters 140mm 1800rpm Fans 
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post #15 of 17
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Thanks nleksan, I've had the new build running for a couple of days now and despite having to re-seat my cpu due to an 'Arctic Silver 5' incident; I've got things up and running with the ram at a comfortable 2400mhz... My cpu however is a different story! I am using my old faithful Cooler Master V8 on the new 4770k as it gave great results on my previous 2700k (all-day, every-day @ 4750mhz), I am getting blue screens from time-to-time at mild overclocks on the Haswell though and it choked after about 50mins on Prime95. I need to get a Liquid Cooler so I'm going to start a new thread for advice. @nleksan I'd appreciate advice from a WaterCooler expert so I'll post a link to the new thread.

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