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SB is the latest and most talked about platform so i guess its what people want to see, 1156 will eventually die out... would like to see the triple channel version of this on x58 though
    
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G.Skill ECO replacements anyone?
I wonder if these can push 7-8-7 or 6-8-6 just like the ECO or better when given 1.5-1.6V
EDIT: 2x4GB kit, maybe that's not possible
EDIT: Just read the article, turns out they're crummy overclockers
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This+Gigabyte G1 series MB=WIN.
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hmm 1.25v? is this just the eco w/ some tacky looking heatspreaders? lol
post #15 of 31
mine should arrive today, i was supposed to get a ripjaws-x but our local retailer didn't have them on stock, so he offered this to me for the same price of a ripjaws-x cl9 1600 (the sniper is supposed to be around $5-$10 more expensive). after seeing the heastspreader design * 1.25v, i agreed. i should've checked reviews first frown.gif
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Well,my point was we really don't know how they overclock,because of the reviewers limits.I don't know about RAM overclocking on SB,but the reviewer claimed he couldn't change the speeds much to really optimize them.So there is still a gray area here.
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i dont understand this craze for low voltage ram...
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CAS9, no thanks.
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*throws up* very tacky heatspreader
    
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just arrived, can't test yet coz my processor still hasn't arrived. first impressions: the heatspreaders are just for show, not that it matters due to the 1.25v. they aren't sticking to the ram chips properly if you look at it form the top. i pressed them together and they stuck back, dunno for how long though. love the black pcb
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