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[Vortez] G.Skill SNIPER Series 1600MHz CL9 8GB Review

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The kit we are looking at today is designed specifically for the P55 and P67 chipsets from Intel. We will be continuing our journey through 1600MHz DDR3 memory kits on the Sandy Bridge platform with the Sniper series. Being dual channel, G. Skill have sent across an 8GB kit (2x4GB) rated at 1600MHz CL9 with an incredibly low voltage of 1.25v. It's time to lock n' load.
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I saw an 8gb pack on the ncix sale last night. Too bad I'm not upgrading right now.
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What a useless review.They need to test these kits on 1156 or AM3.SB sucks for testing RAM overclocking.
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post #4 of 31
This is only about £15 more than i paid for 8GB, and it's a superior kit.
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now all they need to do is make it look like GoW a bit more chainsaw-machine gun FTW
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Not a bad kit, but it doesn't seem to overclock very well...


Edit: I wonder how much of that is because they're working with SB instead of a 900-series.
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I'm not convinced that 1.25V is appropriate for the P67 chipset. What I understood is that you need at least 1.5V. They also have a G.SKILL ECO Series which is 1.35V.
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wonder if this would work with an overclock well with an am3 board.
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What a useless review.They need to test these kits on 1156 or AM3.SB sucks for testing RAM overclocking.
SB has the best IMC of any CPU out there. While your options are a bit more limited, if the sticks can do it, the IMC can too.

However, I agree that it would be nice to see these on 1156 as well.
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