G,Skill Ripjaws X 2133MHz 8GB Kit Review

Test Setup and Overclocking

G,Skill Ripjaws X 8GB Kit Review

Test Setup

8GB G.Skill Ripjaws X 2133MHz
Forceware 275.20
Gigabyte Z68X UD5 B3
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 4.4 GHz
Be Quiet Dark Power Pro
Windows 7 64 Bit SP1


Overclocking Memory is no longer as easy as it once was, thanks to the methodology employed by the LGA1155 platform. There isn't a choice to go any higher than 2133MHz so we're limited to timing changes.

The Ripjaws X are already at the 1.65v limit so we weren't expecting much as we can't pump some extra voltage through them for stability.

However, we did manage to slightly tighten things from 9-11-9-28-2N to 9-10-9-27-1N, and that will be the basis for our testing today.

G,Skill Ripjaws X 8GB Kit Review

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Most Recent Comments

19-05-2011, 09:46:15

Nice performance and price

I don't like the new style of the Ripjaws I think the original style looked better, still good RAM though.Quote

19-05-2011, 10:54:46

Damn I do like the colour, I can imagine it in a Iron Man themed case, good timings as well, good honest thorogh review as always, many thanks Quote

19-05-2011, 11:23:12

I can't find them anywhere to buy. How much are they gonna cost?Quote

19-05-2011, 11:38:51

Originally Posted by B0GiE View Post

I can't find them anywhere to buy. How much are they gonna cost?
It says £150 in the conclusion, they probably aren't out yet but Ebuyer and Overclockers usually stock the Ripjaw RAM so keep an eye on those.Quote

19-05-2011, 12:04:40

Cheers i missed that.

I just bought the 4 Gb Kingston Hyper-X 2133Mhz Genesis off the back of OC3D review. Benchies seem pretty similar to these. No need to send them back!Quote

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