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The OCZ Reapers are designed for the system enthusiast that likes to tweak things for the best performance but worries about excess heat. The innovative cooling solution addresses the heat issue by moving the heat load away from the source and into cooler air.
During our tests these modules never became warm to the touch; even after bumping the voltage up to 1.75v the modules remained cool. This speaks to the quality of the heatspreaders and their ability to keep module temperature under control even when the memory is pushed beyond the recommended specifications.
The only drawback to high speed memory modules is that while they do a great job up to their rated speed but anything beyond that is questionable. For us, these Reapers were pretty much maxed out. The rather high timings and voltage indicated this long before they hit the test bench.
Overclocked with 1T Command Rate
Great cooling solution
Triple Channel Kit for i7
Limited headroom beyond the rated speed.