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The value of a memory kit usually comes in the form of overclocking using the default timings and we were able to get a substantial overclock from our kit without having to do any voltage adjustments. With the Sandy Bridge platform you will find that most chips will run out of steam around 105 - 107 BCLK (Base clock) and we were able to test up to 107 and be completely stable with no problems.
Not unlike our other memory reviews timing adjustments were not widely productive including out attempt to run CAS 6 at 2133 or our attempts to run at 2400 at CAS 9. Neither configuration would boot which could easily be a board problem or just the nature of Sandy Bridge specific memory.
We remain impressed with what we have seen from G.Skill over the years. For a small company they seem to be at the top of any enthusiasts list, and for good reason. While we don't discuss pricing in our reviews well all know it is a driving factor for any purchase decision, and G.Skill modules are hard to beat.
1t Command Rate.
Excellent Overclocking at default settings.
Priced very well.
Sandy Bridge optimized.
Turbulence II Dual fan included.
No switch to control fan LEDs