G.Skill Sets Quad Channel Record, Gives Stuff Away

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G.Skill is still reaching for the skies when it comes to memory frequency. This time they’ve managed to hit a very impressive DDR3-4072 using four TridentX sticks. Here’s the press release.

 World’s First Quad Channel DDR3 above 4GHz, on the Intel Core i7-4960X CPU & ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition motherboard

Taipei, Taiwan – 18 September 2013 – No limit is too high for G.SKILL memory. In just a week after the official release of the new Intel Ivy Bridge-E Core i7 Extreme processors, G.SKILL memory is already testing the extreme limits of the Intel processors and broke the world record for fastest DDR3 yet again. This time a 16GB (4x4GB) G.SKILL TridentX memory kit is overclocked to a blistering DD3 4072MHz – the first instance of a quad-channel DDR3 memory kit to break the 4GHz barrier!

G.Skill TridentX Memory

G.Skill TridentX Memory

This astounding feat was made possible and achieved on the new Intel i7-4960X CPU and the ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition motherboard under LN2 extreme cooling.

Rampage IV Black Edition

Rampage IV Black Edition

Below is a screenshot of the record validation by CPU-Z. (Source: http://valid.canardpc.com/3bbtga)

DDR3-4072 Validation

DDR3-4072 Validation

About G.SKILL

Established in 1989 by computer hardware enthusiasts, G.SKILL is a leading memory & Solid State Drive manufacturer based in Taipei, Taiwan. The company’s top priority is quality. All of the products undergo a series of the most rigorous tests and strict quality control processes. In addition to a committed, qualified IC testing house to examine the products, all G.SKILL products are 100% tested to ensure the highest yield, reliability and quality.

Impressive feat, that’s for sure. I haven’t hidden my disdain for high frequency, lower performance memory and its horrible price-for-performance ratio but the overclocker in me is still impressed with this kind of feat. This isn’t one stick of binned memory getting a validation – this is in quad channel, which is immensely more difficult. Well done G.Skill.

In addition to that, G.Skill is holding a big gaming hardware giveaway on Facebook.

G.SKILL Hosts Global Gaming Giveaway!

Taipei, Taiwan – 18th September 2013 – G.SKILL International Co. Ltd.,

World’s leading high-performance memory designer and manufacturer, teamed up with MSI, Lian Li & GX-Gaming, offering great gaming hardware to facebook fans!

Ultimate Prize:MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming
MSI GeForce GTX 660 Gaming
G.SKILL SNIPER 32GB DDR3 2133MHz
Lian Li PC-A79
GX-Gaming Manticore
GX Gaming Gila
GX Gaming Cavimanus
2nd Prize:
MSI Z87-G43 Gaming
MSI GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost Gaming
G.SKILL ARES 16GB 1600MHz
Lian Li PC-10N
GX Gaming Imperator
GX Gaming Maurus Black
GX Gaming Lychas

There are also swag packs for 3rd, 4th and 5th places which include MSI Gaming Motherboard Polo & G.SKILL Lanyard!

Enter HERE http://woobox.com/nea76g (Facebook account required)

Boost your chance of winning by inviting your friends! Every time a friend enters via your invitation, you’ll receive a bonus entry! So make sure to send out more invites for more chances to WIN!

To enter:

1.      Simply show your support to all participating vendors by becoming a fan to their Facebook fan page, G.SKILL / MSI / Lian Li / GX Gaming

2.      Share the post on your personal Facebook wall

3.      Event duration: Wednesday, 18th Sept to Friday, 4th Oct 2013

4.      This is a global giveaway event with no restrictions! Anyone can enter!

5.      Sit back and wait for the announcement!

(Winners to be announced before 31st Oct 2013)

Global Gaming Giveaway

Global Gaming Giveaway

So go sign up to try and win some of those sweet prizes from G.Skill, MSI, GX Gaming & Lian Li!

– Jeremy Vaughan (hokiealumnus)

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