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Old February 7, 2010, 11:32 PM
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Any thoughts on whether I should consider running these at 2000mhz 24/7? I have my i7-920 running at 200x20 (4ghz) I have these running at 1600mhz with 6-7-6-20-1N timings. I needed 1.4v QPI (VTT) and 1.6v VDIMM to get here. My kit is rated at 1.6v instead of 1.65v as in your review sample. I don't know if these are better or worse at clocks/ timings, but it would be nice to run them faster.

If I need 1.5V QPI to make them run at 2000mhz, is that really pushing it for 24/7 use? It doesn't really look like I'll gain a ton of performance, but, well, you know.....
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Old February 8, 2010, 07:58 AM
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I have a set of these binned @ 2000, but they won't go beyond that. I haven't played with the timings much but if anyone is in the market, I wouldn't spend the extra on 2000 binned kits when these will achieve the same clocks.
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Old February 8, 2010, 04:04 PM
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I am thinking about testing these at 2000mhz. I bought them because this review, and several forums said that this kit is extremely flexible, which is true. I am currently running these at 1600mhz 6-7-6-20-1N at 1.60V with the QPI (VTT) set to 1.425V and the system is rock stable. My concern is whether or not I should attempt 2000mhz, because with my 4.0ghz overclock (20x200blck) I may need too much VTT to make everything stable. Some people say that 1.5V VTT is okay for 24/7 use, but most say it is too risky. I am looking for some opinions from those with more experiance than myself in the 1366 platform.
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Old February 8, 2010, 04:12 PM
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I would say there's a good chance that those will do 2K with 8-9-8 or 9-9-9 timings without jacking the VTT like that- have you tried it?
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GJ MAC, nice kit of mem.
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i got a set hopefully commin in next week to play with
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I was wondering if this will fit slot one on a Gigabyte-GA-X58-UD7 board with a Noctura NH-U12P SE2 cooler. If not, can you just file/sand/grind down the fins that are in the way?
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Old February 22, 2010, 03:21 PM
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I was wondering if this will fit slot one on a Gigabyte-GA-X58-UD7 board with a Noctura NH-U12P SE2 cooler. If not, can you just file/sand/grind down the fins that are in the way?

This will answer your question
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