With systems getting smaller and smaller, many are having to rely on laptop memory sticks (SO-DIMM) to fit everything on the motherboard. So, when you change over to one of these tiny systems, are you compromising your ability to tweak and tune the system for it’s top performance? Luckily, the answer is: not necessarily. With any luck, these ADATA Supreme DDR3-1333 sticks can live up to their name. Read More
Quite a few memory manufacturers have taken advantage of the very strong IMCs (integrated memory controllers) on Intel’s i7 CPUs. Patriot has thrown its hat in the ring with kits as fast as DDR3-2500. Today we’re going to be digging in to their second-highest clocked kit coming in at DDR3-2400 with timings of 9-11-9-27, model # PVV34G2400C9K. Read More
Kingston is no spring chicken. They’ve been in the memory game since 1987. Their HyperX series of RAM is popular with overclockers, and for good reason. They’re strong and they’re backed by Kingston’s lifetime warranty. For this review, we’re looking at a new mid-level dual-channel 4GB DDR3 kit, their DDR3-2000 with rated timings of 9-10-9-27. Read More
My first experience with G.Skill RAM was as a moderator of the (dearly departed) abit forums. They. Just. Work. We’d recommend them all the time because once you set the BIOS properly, you were done. In an Overclockers.com exclusive, the kit we’re looking at today is one of their highest, the PI series DDR3-2400 4Gb kit, model # F3-19200CL9D-4GBPIS. Read More
I ordered these stick from ewiz to go with my HTPC upgrade. The other components of the upgrade included a Phenom II X2 545 (currently running at 3GHz and unlocked to an X4) and MSI 760GM-E51. But since this kit is labeled “Performance Series,” I figured I would see how much performance I could get out of them.
Since P55 is known for its amazing ability to overclock memory, I began testing on a Gigabyte P55A-UD6 with the following results… Read More