Kingston will sell you it's HyperX T1 Black Edition DDR3 in the same way you'd buy beer
Subject: Memory | April 8, 2011 - 04:30 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Bjorn3D opted for just the 12GB of 1600MHz DDR3, in 3 DIMMs with timings of 9-11-9-27 and negligible alcohol content. When compared to similar competing memory performance varies only slightly, the differences are more to do with the aesthetics of the heatspreaders, which are not just for show as Bjorn3D saw cooler temperatures. For those not looking to overclock they've a solid implementation of XMP, a good thing for multimedia editors that need a lot of RAM but have no interest in tweaking it.
"While the HyperX T1 Series are not new to the market, and have previously been introduced in both dual- and triple-channel variants, with the release of the Black Edition, Kingston has expanded the maximum RAM to 24GB. The Kingston Hyper X T1 Black Edition is offered in three kits: 6GB, 12GB, and 24GB. The definitive feature of the newly introduced memory is the black heatsink. Aside from its looks the memory is made to support the performance of the Core i7 990x and is designed for a stock frequency of 1600 MHz with a latency of 9-9-9-27. However, the frequency can be overclocked in order to achieve maximum performance, which we intend to test in this review."
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