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G.Skill Trident PC3-16000 6GB DDR3 Memory Kit - Overclocking

Today we have a look at the PC-16000 Trident kit from G.Skill and find out if it can stand out from the pack at the top-end.

| DDR-3 Memory in RAM | Posted: Jul 22, 2009 8:03 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: G.Skill

Overclocking

 

Like most of our other PC3-16000 kits, overclocking was not easy. Getting to 2000MHz and running the kit at the company's 9-9-9-24 setup was an absolute breeze. Getting any further then that was difficult and even moving to a 10-10-10 setup and bumping the voltage up slightly didn't give us the ability to squeeze anymore MHz out of the kit.

 

Important Editor Note: Our maximum overclocking result is the best result we managed in our limited time of testing the memory. Due to time constraints we weren't able to tweak the motherboard to the absolute maximum and find the highest possible FSB, as this could take days to find properly. We do however spend at least a few hours overclocking every motherboard to try and find the highest possible overclock in that time frame. You may or may not be able to overclock higher if you spend more time tweaking, or as new BIOS updates are released. "Burn-in" time might also come into play if you believe in that.

 

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