Originally Posted by BinaryDemon
Although this is all true, I wouldn't assume that the i7 8xx vs i7 9xx comparison is valid to this particular thread. 1156 boards are optimized for dual channel performance, but in this instance you are taking a 1366 board optimized for triple channel performance and running it in a sub-optimal configuration. I'm not claiming there is a significant difference, it's just a shame he couldnt remove that difference. Razi3l has gone to great lengths to mimic a typical i7-920 overclock, yet I would guess very few i7-920 users are using ram in a dual channel configuration.
I agree to a certain point. However, if Thread starter had used triple channel, it would have showed almost no performance gain. Probably nothing in those game benchmarks.
So based on this, I think these results are valid enough...