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Old September 17, 2007, 04:02 PM
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Old September 18, 2007, 12:08 PM
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Did you use the same subtimings as the OCZ when running those comparisons? Same clock freq, divider, strap?
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Old September 18, 2007, 12:53 PM
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That's some expensive memory...
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Old September 18, 2007, 01:17 PM
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That's some expensive memory...
I would like you to go back in time 4 months.

That same OCZ Plat kit he tested against was retailing for $250+ at one point.
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Old September 18, 2007, 02:31 PM
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Did you use the same subtimings as the OCZ when running those comparisons? Same clock freq, divider, strap?
Yes, the exact same subtimings, divider and strap. The FSB:RAM ratio on both of the kits were 2:3.

I was curious myself when they didn't perform as expected, and looked online and it seems that other people were getting roughly the same results.
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Could be the internal SPD settings are tighter but other than that I'm not sure how that is possible for such a large diff. Did you try retesting the OCZ?
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After taking a second look, I dont see how can it be the same settings when you are comparing 968, 1009, 1031, 1070 for Mushkin and 900, 940, 1002 for OCZ? If it is the same divider, it cant be the same fsb which probably explains the difference. Or am I understanding the graphs incorrectly? The faded bars are the ocz right?
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Could be the internal SPD settings are tighter but other than that I'm not sure how that is possible for such a large diff. Did you try retesting the OCZ?
I'll give the OCZs another shot, but each test was performed multiple times.

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After taking a second look, I dont see how can it be the same settings when you are comparing 968, 1009, 1031, 1070 for Mushkin and 900, 940, 1002 for OCZ? If it is the same divider, it cant be the same fsb which probably explains the difference. Or am I understanding the graphs incorrectly? The faded bars are the ocz right?
Correct, the faded bars belong to the OCZ Platinums.
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