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The best would be if you start your own thread and you will get some tips, if not from me then someone else. Also post your setup, motherboard, cpu etc.
This memory is pretty much standard Samsung B but these IC are not all equal. Some overclock better, some worse.
 
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Patriot Viper Steel 16GB 4400 has been added to the list. It's great option for overclocking and is inexpensive.

Depends on time I may review Trident Z Royal 16GB DDR4-3200 and Corsair 3800 SODIMM. If there are any requests regarding these kits then please send pm. The Royal kit is about the same as other 3200 C14 TridentZ so the best Samsung B-die for overclocking. I'm not sure if I will run more tests as it's acting the same as many previously tested memory kits but still if you wish to see some settings then please let me know.

Something from 2x16GB kits should appear soon and probably also HyperX Predator 4000 (non-RGB) which seems like a nice option in reasonable price.
 
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HyperX Predator 16GB DDR4-4000 C19 non-RGB added to the list. This is exactly the same memory as RGB version and shares product number so all results are in previously started HyperX Predator 4000 RGB thread. Both kits overclock the same, use the same IC and everything else. The only difference are RGB LEDs.
 
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New Micron E 2x16GB Ballistix Sport LT 3200 CL16. Just leaving it here.

32GB/2x16GB, ASUS MXIG, [email protected], 4000 17-17-17 1.35V
No additional tweaking, only main timings.

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In quad channel (64GB) can make something like 3200 15-15-15 1.35V or 3466 16-16-16 1.35V. Boots at 3733+ but isn't stable. I guess it's because of used EVGA motherboard and BIOS tweaked for Samsung IC.
 
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Ballistix Elite based on the same Micron E IC as in my previous post just made the world record in memory frequency. Of course it was a single 8GB module and on LN2 and my kit is based on 16GB modules which are harder to OC.

One more info for interested:
Silicon Power XPOWER Turbine 2x8GB DDR4-3200 - Samsung B

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Sadly, not overclocking well. Something like ADATA 3200 kit which Shawn reviewed some months ago so max ~3600 CL17-19-19.
 
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Ballistix 3600 CL16/ Micron E in tests but looks like these modules are really random. The same memory had last world record in memory frequency at 5700+ on LN2. From my kit, 1 stick can boot at 4133, one at 4300 and two at 4600. That's from 4x8GB kit on Z390. On X299 all run 100% stable at DDR4-3800 1.35V but one of the sticks can't make 4000 regardless of settings. I guess I had more luck with 4x16GB Micron E kit.

Some results with 2 better sticks.

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4300 19-19-19 1.45V

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4400 19-19-19 1.45V

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4600 24-28-28 1.60V

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With these modules too high voltages or too relaxed timings are making things worse. Some sticks react better on voltage, some won't boot when it's too high.
CL18-18-18 or 19-19-19 seems good for 24/7 max clock at 1.35V. In quad channel it works at 3000 14-14-14, 3200 15-15-15, 3466 16-16-16, 3600 16-18-18 (sadly it's also XMP for 3600 kit), 3733 17-18-18, 3800 18-18-18, 4000 19-19-19 (as long as all sticks work like that).
 
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Added Ballistix Elite 4x8GB DDR4-3600 CL16 / Micron-E to the list. Some results are in previous posts. I will test it on AMD/X570 soon. I also have one more 4x8GB kit of this memory, so we will see if other modules OC better. This is already a new batch with some fixes, but IC is the same.

You can also expect some reviews of new memory kits from less popular brands. Something is on the way to me, but I won't share what as I'm not 100% sure what will be shipped.
 
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Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB 16GB DDR4-3600 CL18 / Micron E - CMW16GX4M2D3600C18, has been added to the list - link

In short, DDR4-4666 CL18-24-24 1.5V stable but can't boot much past 4700.
 
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As I was expecting, G.Skill Trident Z Neo will be something like this:
3600 CL14-16-16/16-16-16 - highly overpriced but higher binned Samsung B
3600 CL16-19-19 - Hynix C/J, won't make much more than 3800 at reasonable timings
3600 CL18-22-22 - lower binned Samsung B (the same as in Royals tested some days ago), Micron E, Hynix C/J or any other IC that fits this specs

No samples of the Neo are on the way so far. G.Skill says there is a shortage but we will see.

I'm also testing Dominator Platinum RGB 2x8GB 3600 CL18-19-19 1.35V. My kit is based on Micron E but it's also listed on QVL as Samsung B. Tested kit works exactly the same as reviewed some days ago Vengeance Pro RGB 3600 18-22-22 but Dominators cost about $30-50 more. In short 3600 16-19-19 1.35V on X570 and up to 4600 CL18 1.5-1.6V.

Some Patriot memory reviews are also on the way.
 
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Patriot Viper 4 Blackout Edition 2x8GB DDR4-3600 CL17 added to the list.

Memory is based on Hynix C-die and I couldn't overclock it high on the new Ryzen but it performs well at XMP and can run it at 3600 CL14 or 3800 CL16.

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Soon should be two Patriot memory reviews on the Overclocker's frontpage.
 
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Looks like Patriot Viper RGB 3600 CL17 is exactly the same as the Blackout - Hynix C and the same XMP.
New HyperX Fury RGB 3200 CL16 is Hynix J. All non-RGB Fury kits that I was testing (and are listed on motherboards QVL) are Micron E.
Both mentioned kits should make 3600 16-18-18/16-19-19 and up to 3800 16-19-19/17-19-19 1.35-1.40V on X570 motherboards. Tests will be added in some time. First I have to finish Patriot reviews for Overclockers frontpage.
 
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Added reviews on the first page:
- Patriot Signature Line Premium 32GB DDR4-2666 CL19-19-19 1.20V - SpecTek IC
- Patriot Viper RGB 16GB DDR4-3200 16-18-18 1.35V - Nanya IC
- Patriot Viper RGB 16GB DDR4-3600 17-19-19 1.35V - Hynix C-die
- Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB DDR4-3600 CL18-19-19 1.35V - Micron E-die
 
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I'm just leaving here a screenshot from TB made on HyperX FURY RGB 2x8GB DDR4-3200 CL16. Memory is based on Hynix J-die. This IC works at not so high clock but seems good for AMD Ryzen setups.

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3733 16-19-19 1.35V is about max. It couldn't run at CL14-15 up to 1.5V.
3600 works at CL15 and 1.40V.

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The FURY RGB 3200 will be added to the list in some days but I won't make additional forum review. Soon will be some tests of higher binned Hynix C-die... maybe next week, depends on time.
In the case of Hynix, it's hard to say much only looking at the die as under "C" are kits that can make 3400 or 5000+. At the same time kits that make high frequency, won't like tight timings.
 
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HyperX Fury 2x32GB DDR4-3200 CL16-20-20 1.35V in tests.

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OC up to 4200 18-24-24 1.40-1.45V
I can't make it boot at 4266+ while 4200 seems stable.
3733-3800 doesn't work at all. Maybe IMC matter.
3600 CL16-21-21 is max stable at 1:1 IF.

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Kingston HyperX FURY 64GB ( 2x32GB ) DDR4-3200 16-20-20-39 1.35V - HX432C16FB3K2/64 added to the list.

Max stable settings:
4133 18-23-18-23 (+little tweaking on the subs) 1.40V stability test, runs like that for 2 weeks now.

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Silicon Power AirCool 2x16GB DDR4-3200 CL16-18-18 1.35V - Hynix CFR (probably or similar IC as mem chips are rebranded)

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OC up to 4266 18-24-24 1.35-1.40V on X570. This is actually the max stable frequency which is pretty good for 16GB modules. The performance is also scaling well so already at 4133 we can achieve results like at 3600 16-19-19. I mean mostly games and other software as in synthetic bandwidth tests 4133+ clock will give better results.
It's possible to set fully stable 3600 16-19-19 1.35V so it's a common OC on new Hynix IC, also pretty good for a daily usage.

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I have no time to write a separated thread and perform additional tests so this has to be enough for now and I guess it's still more than enough for all interested.