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G.Skill RipjawsZ Quad-Channel DDR3 Kits for Sandy Bridge-E Leaked

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#1
Motherboard vendors aren't the only ones getting ready for the big launch of Intel's new high-end desktop (HEDT) platform - Sandy Bridge-E, the ecosystem also consists of memory and cooling products vendors - more importantly, memory. Intel Sandy Bridge-E processors pack an integrated memory controller with a massive 256-bit bus width. To put it into perspective, if a motherboard is populated with four DDR3-1333 MHz modules, the system memory bandwidth would be a staggering 42,600 MB/s. Like everyone, G.Skill is expected to have memory kits with four DDR3 memory modules. It is likely that these kits consisting of four matched modules will be referred to as "quad-channel". Around this time, the company will have a new lineup, RipjawsZ.

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I was wondering when 2400mhz kits were coming?!?!
 
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With taller heatspreaders and RAM slots on both side of the CPU, cooler compatibility will be an issue. I suppose that most people with the funds to go SB-e will be running watercooling anyway, so it might not be that big of an issue.
 
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With taller heatspreaders and RAM slots on both side of the CPU, cooler compatibility will be an issue. I suppose that most people with the funds to go SB-e will be running watercooling anyway, so it might not be that big of an issue.
Agreed, people going for full on performance are gonna be clocking up and needing all the cooling they can put their hands on. Compared to the stuff they'd be buying the cooling would be relatively on the cheap side.
 

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Dave has a set of these ;)
 
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Lol how much will cost 8X 8G DDR3 2400?
 
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Too much, but rams much much cheaper than it used to be as you know, hell of a time to be into computers right now, goodies galore, just because i may not really need it, doesnt mean i dont want it!
 
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Too much, but rams much much cheaper than it used to be as you know, hell of a time to be into computers right now, goodies galore, just because i may not really need it, doesnt mean i dont want it!
I'm the same with ram...like pretty women. You can never see enough pretty women, just as these days you can never have enough ram. Now, to get my second pair of sticks...
 

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LMAO I guess its difficult to see sarcasm and humoring in words.
 
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Wow AIDA64's gonna see some crazy bandwidth screenshots.
No point but are these quad channel kits gonna be backwards compatible with regular Sandy Bridge?
 

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Yes/No. They work, yes...speeds...well..you try getting 16GB @ 2133 MHz. :laugh:

Of course, I have only shown one kit...;)
 
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Listed for sale on Newegg today =)
 
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DDR3-1866 @ 1.5V, nice. Hope those will eventually show up in eastern europe too :D
 
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Wow. So for average Joe gamer, why so you need more than 8GB pf RAM anyways?? 2400Mhz looks tempting thou, but the timings are not that special...:p
 

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Yes, timings are not what most are used to with 2GB DIMMs, but that's jsut how it's ALWAYS worked when moving to greater-density IC's.

I'll have a review up maybe some time soon...after the X79 launch, which these sticks are intended for.
 
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These look good.