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Working real well with AMD

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Pros: Very stable and fast!

Cons: It's spendy no matter where you live.

I wanted to upgrade to a 8GB kit that could perform close to my previous 4GB ECO's which OC like a dream. These running 9-11-9-28-34-1T @2006MHz on a CHIV with a Thuban equal (comparing = OC/ MaxxMem Reached Memory Score) what I got with the ECO's 6-8-6-20-24-1T @ 1704MHz. Only OC to these is the command rate to 1T. Scores raged from 11.1 to 11.5 GB/sec depending on OC. I knew before purchase these are overkill for AM3 but bought with future upgrades in mind and am not disappointed in any way. They run 27c to 28c everyday work loads to 37c max after 28 hours of prime95 without the cooler in my Elysium. This includes the added +.125v Dram voltage I ran to stabilize a 4233MHz CPU with a...
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Works like a charm!

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Pros: Manual + PWM control for non PWM fans, 30 watts per channel and individual channel mode control. Price!

Cons: None

Has all the features I was looking for at a very nice price. General construction is excellent and tough. Dials have a nice feel and plain work. Lights are not too bright and seem to match the rest of my front cover display in brightness. As far as performance you couldn't ask for more. This controller is a beast.It's a very useful item with many different variations to work with. The unit does not cause fan noise and also dims the fan lights with ease. Also does stop fans which can be useful for testing. You can use splitters to tie multiple fans together on one channel, or make your own cabling. The kit comes with two usable fan cables/extensions that allow rpm reading. I ended up...
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