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G.SKILL DDR5-8000 Extreme Speed Memory Kit Now Available

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G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world's leading brand of performance overclock memory and PC components, is thrilled to announce the retail release of the ultra-high frequency DDR5-8000 CL38 32 GB (2x16GB) overclocked performance DRAM memory kit under the flagship Trident Z5 RGB series. Designed for use with the latest 13th Gen Intel Core desktop processors and compatible high-end Z790 chipset motherboards, this new DDR5-8000 memory kit specification is raising the bar for overclocked DDR5 memory speed to the next level.

On the forefront of fast DDR5 memory speeds, G.SKILL is announcing the retail availability of the ultra-high frequency DDR5-8000 CL38-48-48-128 32 GB (2x16GB) memory kit. Designed as the pinnacle of DDR5 performance on current generation platforms, see the screenshot below for the validation of this overclocked DDR5-8000 memory specification on the ASUS ROG MAXIMUS Z790 APEX motherboard with the Intel Core i9-13900K processor:



Intel XMP 3.0 Support & Availability
This DDR5-8000 memory kit comes with Intel XMP 3.0 memory overclocking profile support for easy memory overclocking via the motherboard BIOS. This flagship overclocked memory kit will be available in December 2022 via G.SKILL worldwide distribution partners.

For more information, visit the product page.

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It is just ExTrEmE. Are those latency good? :D
 
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Good news, this should make DDR5 below 7000 MT/s cheaper (I hope).
 
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I have a question, but I need the answer broken down in layman's terms. For multiple generations I see Intel CPUs get these insanely clocked RAM kits, why aren't they available on competing AMD products... Does this have to do with the memory controller selected by AMD or is it an architectural issue or is it a bit of both?
 
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I have a question, but I need the answer broken down in layman's terms. For multiple generations I see Intel CPUs get these insanely clocked RAM kits, why aren't they available on competing AMD products... Does this have to do with the memory controller selected by AMD or is it an architectural issue or is it a bit of both?
Diminishing returns. With AM4 you actually lost performance if you went past DDR4-4000 and that was with a good CPU whose IMC could do 2000Mhz or 2133Mhz (APU's) in 1:1 with DRAM. In technical terms there was nothing preventing people from running DDR4-5000 or in current market DDR5-8000 on AMD.
Well aside from 6200+ not being stable in most cases. 6400 if you're lucky.

With AM5 IF and DRAM are now decoupled and dont need to run 1:1 but 6000 is still sweet spot. The only reason to buy 8000 kit for AM5 would be to run very low latency (for DDR5).
 
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Diminishing returns. With AM4 you actually lost performance if you went past DDR4-4000 and that was with a good CPU whose IMC could do 2000Mhz or 2133Mhz (APU's) in 1:1 with DRAM. In technical terms there was nothing preventing people from running DDR4-5000 or in current market DDR5-8000 on AMD.
Well aside from 6200+ not being stable in most cases. 6400 if you're lucky.

With AM5 IF and DRAM are now decoupled and dont need to run 1:1 but 6000 is still sweet spot. The only reason to buy 8000 kit for AM5 would be to run very low latency (for DDR5).
So in short, its an architectural "limitation" where the CPU doesn't benefit from the additional bandwidth? Or am I oversimplifying your statement?
 
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So in short, its an architectural "limitation" where the CPU doesn't benefit from the additional bandwidth? Or am I oversimplifying your statement?
Yep that would be a fair assessment of the situation. But hey - slower speed RAM is also cheaper and you can save money by getting the sweet spot 6000 instead of paying trough the noise for 8000 for that extra 1-2% gain with Intel. Intel defenetly scales higher but it does not bring any massive performance gain. It's mostly for those who like to overclock and tweak.
 
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That has been my assessment regarding Intel's high speed RAM. It's like paying gourmet prices for public school lunches.
 
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It is just ExTrEmE. Are those latency good? :D
Hi,
Yes for 16gb sticks cl38 at 8k
On ddr5 you'd hope extreme would be cl36 for 8k though but cl38 is slowly getting lower latency of course also stupid price for it atm :eek:
 

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Well, good luck finding a CPU/IMC and mainboard combo that can actually run this kit (without investing many hours upon hours of tweaking and active RAM cooling).
 

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Well, good luck finding a CPU/IMC and mainboard combo that can actually run this kit (without investing many hours upon hours of tweaking and active RAM cooling).
I think it should be expected that it will not be plug and play. Hours of tweaking is correct. Took me about 20 after all said and done. Yes a fan is required or you will error out above 50c.
 
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That has been my assessment regarding Intel's high speed RAM. It's like paying gourmet prices for public school lunches.
Thats not true. Intel scales extremely well with memory speeds. Problem is, after a certain point something else is going to hold you back rather than your ram. In gaming for example, when you become gpu bottlenecked ram wont help you.

On the amd side its the infinity fabric that makes it pointless to go above a certain speed.
 
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Thats not true. Intel scales extremely well with memory speeds. Problem is, after a certain point something else is going to hold you back rather than your ram. In gaming for example, when you become gpu bottlenecked ram wont help you.

On the amd side its the infinity fabric that makes it pointless to go above a certain speed.
I was basing my assessment on gaming, however; in other workloads it seems to be beneficial.

 
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