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Old February 10, 2010, 06:54 PM
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Default G.Skill ECO PC3-12800 CL7 2x2GB Memory Review

In this day and age, it seems like efficiency is becoming more and more important to consumers and manufacturers are scrambling to release products that cater to this expanding market. In this review we take a look at G.Skillís ECO series of memory that may not cater to overclockers but they promise to offer class-leading power consumption through the use of the new 1.35V spec for DDR3.

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Old February 11, 2010, 08:18 AM
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Thanks for posting SKYMTL. If anyone has questions ask em here. :)
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Old February 11, 2010, 09:59 AM
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Nice RAM. Is it only sold in pairs though? It seems like it would be nice to use 3x2GB for an X58 system.
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Old February 11, 2010, 10:17 AM
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As far as I know there are no 6GB kits at this time and you can't buy single sticks. You have to go Ripjaws, Trident, PI, or NQ for x58.
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Old February 11, 2010, 01:40 PM
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As much as I do overclocking, I still don't really hit the memory too much, as increasing speeds doesn't result in much of a speed increase. Having these, IMHO, at a lower voltage, is better, not only for the memory, but for the board/CPU as well.

These are some sweet chips. 1.35V at DDR3-1600? I'll take those any day.

Sweet review Eldonko.
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Old February 11, 2010, 02:05 PM
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Yeah I agree, if you dont plan on ocing mem too much and just want a fast low voltage kit this is the way to go. Plus 8w savings will add up over time for sure. cheers
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Hm, so it looks like I'd be stuck buying 4x2GB and trying to sell the extra stick. Bleh.
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Old February 11, 2010, 06:12 PM
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Hm, so it looks like I'd be stuck buying 4x2GB and trying to sell the extra stick. Bleh.
Or you could buy 3 sets and sell a triple channel pair later .
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Old February 15, 2010, 05:47 AM
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ya i love how they used to hype newer memory and faster memory

yet...in reality it would hardly make any difference in over all performance

especially where they were targeting, gamers

after a few reviews and seeing them go on about "look 2 to 5% faster in games!!"
when you are taking about 75 fps vs 78 fps. that doesn't count, lol

considering the price increase for such ram ....


however this is interesting to see low voltage memory
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im curious on how many different mem chips they will use, as it will make a difference from the reviewed unit..:)

didnt go thru it completely, but were you able to ziplock freeze and taking th hspreaders out? (hint hint)
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