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    Reviews - G.Skill F3-2133C9Q-16GXL (4x4GB) memory

    Is faster memory still worth it? We find out.
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    Re: Reviews - G.Skill F3-2133C9Q-16GXL (4x4GB) memory

    The Bad: Only available in red
    Not a problem - for me at least - since the DIMM sockets are pretty much hidden under a hefty lump of cpu heat sink. Plus unless you're using a windowed case then you wouldn't be able to see them anyway.

    Bought a set of Ballistix Tracer's this year - the activity lights turned out to be extremely helpful in diagnosing a fault. But those cost nearly £90 for 8GB of 1866GHz, so the GSkill's 16GB@2133 for £140 looks pretty good value to me.

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    Re: Reviews - G.Skill F3-2133C9Q-16GXL (4x4GB) memory

    nice that you reviewed on the 1 system that would show the actual benefit for having low lat 2133 ram - an AMD APU ..... oh wait , you didn't.

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    Re: Reviews - G.Skill F3-2133C9Q-16GXL (4x4GB) memory

    This won't really be relevant soon, they are going to be releasing DDR4 ram by the end of the year I would paste the article I read this from but it would seem I'm not allowed until I have 5 posts

    It's at hardware pal though, labelled "ddr4 Memory will be released next month" it was made a few days ago, if you wanna go look at it

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    Re: Reviews - G.Skill F3-2133C9Q-16GXL (4x4GB) memory

    As the review says memory of this stature makes very little difference in boosting performance...would i would really like to see are reviews of memory also performed with an AMD APU and we can see what a difference it can make to graphical performece for integrated GPU's.....surely i am not the only one of this opinion?

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    Re: Reviews - G.Skill F3-2133C9Q-16GXL (4x4GB) memory

    I am mainly interested to see the effect this has on IGP performance on intel and AMD platforms, the graphics test in this review seems a bit pointless

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    Re: Reviews - G.Skill F3-2133C9Q-16GXL (4x4GB) memory

    Quote Originally Posted by dom99 View Post
    I am mainly interested to see the effect this has on IGP performance on intel and AMD platforms, the graphics test in this review seems a bit pointless
    Not entirely convinced of that - I've certainly seen a few extra FPS's in switching from 1600MHz to 1866MHz. Plus, I'm going to argue, if you're talking about using an IGP solution then you probably aren't in the target demographic for this "enthusiast" memory!

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    Re: Reviews - G.Skill F3-2133C9Q-16GXL (4x4GB) memory

    Good read, thanks. I've used g skill before (8gb ddr3 1600mhz) and it worked perfectly

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    Re: Reviews - G.Skill F3-2133C9Q-16GXL (4x4GB) memory

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    Lol! Your quote is taken out of context, plus I've been a member for a long time...

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    Re: Reviews - G.Skill F3-2133C9Q-16GXL (4x4GB) memory

    Quote Originally Posted by crossy View Post
    Not entirely convinced of that - I've certainly seen a few extra FPS's in switching from 1600MHz to 1866MHz. Plus, I'm going to argue, if you're talking about using an IGP solution then you probably aren't in the target demographic for this "enthusiast" memory!
    Enthusiast segment can mean different things, if I wanted to build the smallest gaming machine for my living room, I would ideally have an APU instead of discrete card, with an AIO water cooler block and high speed memory. So I would be interested in performance.

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