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Of this particular set no, there was only triple and it's gone now. But there is 3 other 1600MHz dual channel Radioactive models.

They are here if you are interested.
http://mushkin.com/Memory/Radioactive.aspx
thank you for the link

now I have a question, does 996958 Radioactive 2x2GB PC12800 6-8-6-24 have same IC and board with 996826 Ridgeback 2x2GB PC12800 6-8-6-24 here http://mushkin.com/Memory/Performance-Memory.aspx ?

I cannot find Radioactive 2x2GB in my county at the moment, but yep there's Ridgeback 2x2GB in same spec and XMP available now
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Excellent review! Considering this brand for my future upgrade!
Thanks man! Mushkin would be a great choice for your future upgrade, let me know if you have any questions when trying to pick out a kit.

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thank you for the link

now I have a question, does 996958 Radioactive 2x2GB PC12800 6-8-6-24 have same IC and board with 996826 Ridgeback 2x2GB PC12800 6-8-6-24 here http://mushkin.com/Memory/Performance-Memory.aspx ?

I cannot find Radioactive 2x2GB in my county at the moment, but yep there's Ridgeback 2x2GB in same spec and XMP available now
Anytime man!

Yes, those are the same IC's used for both kits you asked about.
    
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Yes, those are the same IC's used for both kits you asked about.
Okay, sounds good to hear that. So its all about the heat-spreader model installed. Both of them are looking good, the Radioactive logo remind me of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. anyway.

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P67 Dual Channel Testing:

5GHz CPU - 2133MHz - 8-10-8-24 @ 1.644V
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Ya, for those two kits you mentioned they are the same just different heat spreaders. There is also two Redline kits that are the same as those too, one with Frostbyte and one red Ridgeback.

Yes, they run very nicely on P67!
    
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What can I say... Wow!! What a review.. Thanks...


I have this kit - 998983 - 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800 6-9-7-24 Radioactive any thoughts/ opinions?

Have a blck wall around 195 so I cant get the desired 1600 speed I was wanting. Running 185 so the options are 1475 or 185x, have not put much effort in the 185x setting.
But 1475 runs nice with tighter timings...
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Nice to hear man, thanks so much for your feedback!

I have not used that kit, so I really couldn't say what you should expect?

Bclk wall at 195? You sure? I've never seen a CPU or board with such a low limit, do you maybe need help with your settings possibly? I can't really help with EVGA boards, but I'd tend to believe you should be able to do 200 Bclk easy with proper cooling and someone to help you with your BIOS settings.



At 1450-1500, I'd think you could probably run 5-7-5 or 5-8-5 at least, is that what you've been trying or using?
    
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So...much...yellow

Nice review lsd, been waiting for this
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Thanks man, glad you enjoyed it!

They do look good man, I didn't think I'd like them either due to the color, but then I held them in my hand and have liked it ever since.
    
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Nice to hear man, thanks so much for your feedback!

I have not used that kit, so I really couldn't say what you should expect?

Bclk wall at 195? You sure? I've never seen a CPU or board with such a low limit, do you maybe need help with your settings possibly? I can't really help with EVGA boards, but I'd tend to believe you should be able to do 200 Bclk easy with proper cooling and someone to help you with your BIOS settings.



At 1450-1500, I'd think you could probably run 5-7-5 or 5-8-5 at least, is that what you've been trying or using?

Been running 6-8-6-20 @ 1475, really have not tried going any lower.. Tried booting at 1855 with 8-9-8-24 but didnt post, may try for 9-9-9-24... Just to do some comparisons, lower MHz & lower timings vs higher, see which suit me better...


I have had issues posting anything above 195 bclk, had vtt all the way up to 1.40v..

Stable right now at 4.24, have HT off cause of heat issues but have a new rad and pump going in tonight/tomorrow am so that will change...

below are my voltages and clocks..

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post #20 of 20
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You will be able to lower those timings at that speed for sure, the lower speeds I mean.

As for your 1866 attempt, you probably didn't try enough QPI/Vtt or maybe wrong Uncore value?

Sorry I am not familiar with your BIOS or I could help you more, but you should easily be able to get 200 Bclk for sure, but I guess at x23 multi that may not be possible due to the overall total speed of the CPU. You may need to use x21 x 200
    
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