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G.Skill Pi Black...any reviews?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by JoJo_Whit3, Oct 7, 2008.

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    I don't have experience with that specific G.Skill memory, but I have been running G.Skill PC8500

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231166

    I can tell you that G.Skill memory is awesome, is easy to overclock and even outperforms my Patriot PC9600 RAM. It's also not that much more than the PC6400 you are looking at.
     
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    I just purchased 2 kits of 4gb of pi 5-5-5-15 PC8000 (1000mhz). One for my rig and one for the matx.

    Both kits run at 1066 stable without changing anything in BIOS other than the CPU multiplier.

    Other than that, I havent really tested them (only got em yesterday). But they do seem pretty solid.

    Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231174

    $10 more and you get guaranteed 1000mhz :)
     
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    Ya I didn't get those because they were silver :)
     
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    Yeah I wish they were black :p....Ahhh well, for $105 Aussie (per kit) it was a steal :cool:
     
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    i would get those black G SKil Pi's simply because they run at 1.8-1.9v. that alone would sway me, and the price of $70 is nice too.
     
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    Yeah... I might get that set. Those look really nice and CL4 at 1.8v is sweet.
     
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    They are badass. Ran them at DDR2-1000 5-5-5-15. I probably could have tightened the timings somewhere. Btw, that was at 1.9v. I run them at DDR2-800 4-4-4-12 right now so they are synched with my FSB.
     
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    I was looking at getting the ram to replace the 4GB (4x1) of Crucial ballistix that I have now, I like that fact that its only 1.8v-1.9v and its a 2x2 witch should put less work on the northbridge. So any body else on TPU using this ram?
     
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    The ones I've ordered have come in, but I won't have a chance to play with them until later tonight. Once I get to fool around with them for a bit I'll let you guys know how they stack up.
     
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    Love that ram but off topic. Don, I love your grammer Lesson.
     
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    Ascstinger uses the G.Skill PI after I showed him how awesome they were.
     

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