Five way triple channel DDR3 roundup
Subject: Memory | June 22, 2011 - 01:46 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: ddr3, triple channel, X58, corsair, crucial, G.Skill, kingston, patriot
Hardware Heaven have not given up on the X58 chipset and its support for triple channel memory and offer a round up for those of you who are sticking with those boards. Five vendors with RAM ranging from Crucial's Ballistix SmartTracer DDR3-1600 @ 8-8-8-24-1T to Patriot's Viper Xtreme DDR3-2000 @ 9-11-9-27-2T so not only do you get a look at the different speeds you also get to see what different timings do. They finish off by overclocking the modules, not only to see the maximum speed at default timings but also the limit when relaxing the timings.
"Every so often though we like to take a look at what the major manufacturers have to offer, something which will be particularly relevant for those building a new system or wondering how they can get some extra zip from an existing build and today is one of those days. We'll be using our high end X58 build to look at kits which each have their own unique selling points to find out what Corsair, Crucial, G.Skill, Kingston and Patriot have to offer in the triple channel DDR3 market."
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