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post #6971 of 7957
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It 'does' matter, but only by 5-10% of total bandwidth or so.
The difference is actually much smaller than most think.

I thought my G.Skill kit was crapping out so I bought the Crucial as a replacement. Actually bought one 8Gb stick at a time (wrong move, i know) It's a decent kit but for now I'm sticking with the G.Skill kit in the Game rig. It's an Elpida Hyper kit MGH-E ICs. They survived while most other kits have died (knock on wood)
     
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Here is the Crucial on the same system same timings but with the Uncore at 2666MHz




EDITED:

Here is the Mushkin kit same system same timings but with the Uncore at 2666MHz


Looks like the Tripple channel on the Muskin kit started to stretch it's legs when the Uncore was changed to 2666MHz from 1600MHz. The Crucial kit stayed somewhere in the same vicinity.
     
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may be the lay out of the memory chips. are theses all dual rank sticks?
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may be the lay out of the memory chips. are theses all dual rank sticks?

I don't have the link for the Muskin kit I'm benching but I have links for the other two if that helps.

EDIT: Ah, searched through my order history and found the Muskin kit

G.Skill Perfect Storm

Crucial Ballistix low profile

Muskin Enhanced Blackline

Thanks
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Looks like the Tripple channel on the Muskin kit started to stretch it's legs when the Uncore was changed to 2666MHz from 1600MHz. The Crucial kit stayed somewhere in the same vicinity.

No no no no .....push push push.....more more more.....uncore uncore uncore! That's what most people will tell you.

No seriously usually it's the RAM and high uncore isn't needed for good performance overall. Pushing uncore is voltage isn't always the answer. I couldn't find the post, but when I do I'll post it.
    
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No no no no .....push push push.....more more more.....uncore uncore uncore! That's what most people will tell you.

No seriously usually it's the RAM and high uncore isn't needed for good performance overall. Pushing uncore is voltage isn't always the answer. I couldn't find the post, but when I do I'll post it.


Haha, sounds good! In the meantime I'm testing my G.Skill Triple channel kit at 1986MHz at cl8.8.8.24. tRFC 98, 1T. It won't do cl8.8.8.21 tRFC 60 1T. Testing with Real Bench and IBT 3072mb 10 runs. It passed Real Bench, waiting to see if IBT passes. I've disabled HT as of late. Just testing things out. Uncore @ 3.47GHz

EDIT: getting a steady 92.5 GFlops/s (HT Off), couple of close 93s and some low 92s..

EDIT2: passed IBT. Gonna run 3 instances of Memtest HCI at 1024mb a piece

EDIT3: Passed Memtest HCI > 200%; doing some P95 1 min iterations. v27.9 build1
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Is there a best Prime 95 version for X58 and these Westmere chips?
     
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Is there a best Prime 95 version for X58 and these Westmere chips?

Just use the latest version and stress test.
    
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Just use the latest version and stress test.

Ok. It kept failing and rebooting. I think the memory can't do 8's 24 at 1T @ 1986MHz It can do 8.8.8.21, tRFC 60 2T all day long. Gonna settle for 1656MHz at 8.8.8.24 1T and just double the Uncore for now.

That 1T 2T difference is very noticeable in gaming
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No no no no .....push push push.....more more more.....uncore uncore uncore! That's what most people will tell you.

No seriously usually it's the RAM and high uncore isn't needed for good performance overall. Pushing uncore is voltage isn't always the answer. I couldn't find the post, but when I do I'll post it.

Well, you have to admit 1600mhz uncore is a bit too low. Stock usually sits around 2400-2800mhz depending on the configuration.

I tested some memory clocked at 1600mhz and compared the uncore at 2400mhz, 3200mhz, and 3800mhz (posted a few pages back). The write speeds increased a bit over 30% just going from 2400mhz (15,330 mb/s) to 3200mhz (20,039mb/s), and about 55% going to 3800mhz (23,803 mb/s).
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