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G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000)

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#1
Just got the ram yesterday.

My first test was a low voltage test.

Set timings at 1T-10-11-10-28 with voltage at 1.5v@2141mhz and ran perfectly stable for over 4 hours with memtest86+ v4.20.



BiOS settings for test.






All tests were done with stock i5-2500k heat sink.
 
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#2
I've been running mine {4gb x 2} at 1600, 8-8-8-24 1T @ 1.5v.
2600K @ 4GHz.

I had them at 2133 @ 1.55v : no need for "xmp" 1.65v.

These kits seem very friendly to a wide variety of settings.
 
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#3
These kits seem very friendly to a wide variety of settings.

I have yet to see how they perform with the cpu over clocked. Going to install OS soon and get everything dialed in.
 
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#4
keep us informed pls
 
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#5
Tighten your timings and feed it MOAR voltage
 
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#6
Tighten your timings and feed it MOAR voltage

I'd like to keep voltage as low as possible. I don't plan on going higher than 1.65v. Also If possible I'm going to see if these sticks will do 2400mhz with timings around 11-12-11-30, 6-6-6-24 at 1600mhz, 8-8-8-24 at 1866mhz all at 1.5v.


DDR3 is very cheap these days and I spent quite a bit of money for this set because I wanted a set of DDR3 that had more room for over clocking CPU and I also a wanted a set that would do well with my planned i5-3750k upgrade later on next year. I feel confident this set of ram will go a long ways for over clocking my system.
 
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#7
This ram has 2 XMP settings. XMP profiles work fine with MSI Z68 GD65 G3.

XMP Profile stable with BIOS settings.





 
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#8
MaxMem benchmark with the xmp profile enabled.

 
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#9
I wish to see this kit on max clocks but it's probably impossible on SB. I doubt that you make it stable much above 2200 so at this point is only way to lower timings.
I would check something like 8-11-8 or 9-10-9 1.6-1.65V.
 
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#10
I wish to see this kit on max clocks but it's probably impossible on SB. I doubt that you make it stable much above 2200 so at this point is only way to lower timings.
I would check something like 8-11-8 or 9-10-9 1.6-1.65V.


Stable at XMP profile 2133mhz with 1.61v. Very good performance. I think it will do at least 2300mhz.