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G.Skill launches 1GB DDR2-1066 CL5 modules

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G.Skill International Enterprise since being the worlds 1st launching DDR2-1066 CL4 for desktop users recently extended its product portfolio. The new 1GB DDR2-1066 CL5 memory sticks are available as a single module or a 2GB Kit.



DDR2-1066 HK Series Features:

  • Guaranteed clock speed of 1066MHz (PC2-8500)
  • Low latency settings of 5 (CL), 5 (TRCD), 5 (TRP), 15 (TRAS)
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Available in the following packages:
  1. F2-8500CL5S-2GBHK - Single Module of 1GB
  2. F2-8500CL5D-4GBHK - Matched Pair of 1 * 2GB modules (2GB kit)




These single packed modules will be available through G.Skill’s authorized resellers and distributors worldwide. For more information and specifications of the new PK series products, please visit: G.Skill DDR2 Website

Source: G.Skill
 

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It's all about the packaging! "Great Skill in Memory World"!! They do look good. Don't like the timings.
 
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low latency settings... I just cant like the ddr2 timings, granted fast as hell but the timings just urgh...
 

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low latency settings... I just cant like the ddr2 timings, granted fast as hell but the timings just urgh...
c2d don't bother with timmings much, but for amd you need some low latency ram :)
 

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I love G.Skills packaging. "Great Skill in Memory World" Man, it says it all. They do make some great modules. These I have are awesome. They have allowed me to really move beyond spec. Im working towards 2.8Ghz then 3.0Ghz myself.
 
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If you don't like the timings, underclock to DDR2-800 and CL3 or look for other ram. You're going to have to trade transfer speed for latencies no matter what memory you buy. =/

Better yet, stop complaining and design your own memory. :laugh:

Seriously though, you have to choose speed or latency. You can't have both.
 
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the G Skill ddr2 800 4-4-4 kit does 1067fsb at the same timings...same chips?
 
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the G Skill ddr2 800 4-4-4 kit does 1067fsb at the same timings...same chips?
But that's through testing. It's not rated at DDR2-1066 4-4-4. You could probably drive these chips down to DDR2-1066 4-4-4 too, but some people don't want to or don't know how to mess with those settings.
It's probably the same chips like you say, just different SPDs.