Wonder if this means ddr4 will be coming fairly soon.
Buy while you can because prices will soon go through the roof as they usually do.
There is nothing credible out to back that up. Recent articles on the memory industry suggest that prices will keep dropping.
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
Pretty good deal on RAM in my opinion wish I had a DDR3 rig I would pick up two sets.
Apparently cooler heat spreaders cost an extra $12.What is the difference between the one you listed the one below (besides the price)?
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
Some systems don't support DDR3-1600..
Thanks - that is what I thought. You would just change the timings in bios and it would detected the faster CAS ratings because of the decrease in clock speed.
If you change the timings in the bios (manually), the memory frequency will not change.
However, if you change the memory frequency and leave the memory timings at auto, your BIOS should use the SPD settings to configure the timings accordingly.
It is possible to flash the SPD profiles stored in EEPROM on memory modules, but I rather doubt DSee is truly doing this. It would make zero sense to go through this effort.
That's exactly what we're doing. Flashing the SPD with tighter timings (XMP+).
It makes a lot of sense if you're OC'ing and want to get the most out of your modules.
You answered a question you don't know the answer to based on no information.
We are indeed flashing to the spd eeprom on the ram to get around bios limitations on server boards. The boards will set themselves to timings programmed into spd correctly but you cannot set options in bios. Typically guys take ram that would default to 1333 cl9 and run it at 1333 cl 6-6-6, the performance gains across 24 or 48 cores is as appreciable as a 100-200 mhz or so worth of cpu clockspeed (across each of the cores).