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Team Group Xtreem Dark 1600 MHz CL8-8-8-24


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The Xtreem Dark series of modules are aimed at the enthusiast and casual overclocker. With compact black heat spreaders and maximum specs of 1600 MHz, they should be an attractive choice for most i3 or i5 users out there. We slap the Xtreem Dark into our testing rig and turn up the heat to see what kind of power hides below the dark hard shell of these modules.

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Apr 8, 2009
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Benchmark Scores http://hwbot.org/user/philbrown_23/
sounds they are running the D9KPT's thats a bummer.


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I think I found a typo in the Test System table:

Test System
CPU: Intel Core i7 860
2.8 GHz, 2 MB Cache

Shouldn't it be 8MB?

Anyways, good review, this kit is quite good but expensive, in my opinion.


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Can the kit do 1T at any speed?


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Reason I buy ram that is faster than my rated bus speed is so I am not overclocking the memory itself.
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Benchmark Scores 93632 sysPoints in sysTest '09 47 FPS in Star Tales Benchmark
The first and only time I tried Team Xtreem RAM, I bought a dual channel kit for my Lynnfield. BOTH stick in the kit were defective, and not a few bytes were bad, almost the entire kit were bad. Even when I underclocked it majorly it was still really defective. Never touching Team Xtreem again.

Still, those latencies on the reviewed kit leave alot to be desired. OCZ gives you those latencies on 1866 kits.
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Ya, those sticks suck. 2T at 1600Mhz isnt very good and they are way overpriced where i live. Pricing is similar to Corsair performance sticks with much better timings. They should be priced at the low end with generic sticks. imo
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Well Team Ram are very well priced in this part of the world.
I guess it kinda sucks buying down there...