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G.Skill PI Black PC3-12800 (1600MHz) CL8 6GB Memory Kit - Final Thoughts

G.Skill has expanded its Pi range to include new i7 compatible triple channel kits. We check out a 1600MHz 6GB kit today.

By: | DDR-3 Memory in RAM | Posted: Dec 30, 2008 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: G.Skill

Final Thoughts


There's no denying that in the synthetic world we see some serious performance from the G.Skill modules. But this is the same with all memory when we really start to pump up the MHz. When you get into the real world, though, checking out an intensive game like Far Cry 2 shows that the extra speed does very little for performance.


With that said, the G.Skill kit we have here today is very fast and also managed to overclock to a very impressive speed of over 1700MHz with only a little bit of time. If you really put some time into the modules we don't doubt for a second you will be able to see even more speed.


The G.Skill kit is actually one of the fastest kits to date we've tested and we don't doubt for a second that if you're looking for not only a 6GB kit that looks killer, but can perform as well, then the PI Black G.Skill DDR3 PC 12800 CL8 6GB kit is for you.


Overall we've got a great 6GB kit of memory here that isn't going to break the bank as much as some of the lower latency stuff on offer. The kit is a good all rounder that offers looks, performance and price.

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