G.Skill Snags Speed Crowd for World's Fastest Memory

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szore

I am on the verge of building a new 2500k system. I am just waiting on some mobo availability. Any way i did some research on RAM and I decided to go with 4 meg Mushkin, lowest latency I can find, like this: 

http://www.ramexperts.com/ddr3/mushkin-996826-ddr3-4gb-pc3-12800-ridgeback.html

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Keith E. Whisman

You know that memory speed in MHZ beyond the bus speed is actually pointless. I point to several articles that show little to no improvement in performance. Rather I believe a large triple channel kit in a size like 12gigs that features say a 1600mhz clock and say a 1 or 2 cas latency. I want DDR3 memory with extremely low latencies. That is what is noticeable. When I was messing around with DDR2 I could easily tell the difference in Windows between Cas 3 and 4 and 5. So give me some really groovy low cas latencies and I'll be happy with 1600mhz ram.   

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szore

Case in point concerning the negligable effect of RAM speed:

 

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/memory-scaling-i7,2325-11.html

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Danthrax66

Honestly this is more about bragging rights, 1600mhz is their bread and butter for system builders. I would have loved to have known what they could have made if the voltage limit on Intel processors wasn't 1.65 for the ram.

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Danthrax66

title should say Crown not Crowd and G.Skill working with Asus could be interesting.

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