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G SKILL RipjawsX F3-17066 CL7D 2133mhz (Sandybridge) Review

Test System:
Processor: Core i7-2600k
Memory: GSkill Ripjaws 4GB 2133mhz
Power Supply: Corsair AX1200W
Motherboard: ASRock P67 Fatal1ty Pro
Cooler: Noctua NH D14
Thermal Paste: Noctua NT H1
Chassis: Thermaltake Level 10
Graphics: AMD HD6850
Hard Drive: Intel 80GB SSD
Operating System: Windows 7 64 bit

Comparison memory: No Brand DDR3 1333mhz 4GB 8-8-8-24

SiSoft Sandra
Adobe Photoshop CS5 64 bit
3D Studio Max 2011
Cinebench R11.5 64 bit
Aida 64 Extreme Edition

By increasing the system FSB we were able to push the memory to an incredible 2336 mhz with the same timings of 7-10-7-27 at 1T. If we relaxed the timings to 8-10-8-30 we could push up to 1210mhz (2420mhz), but the performance was better at the settings shown above.

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