Tight CL4 Timings On DDR3 Memory Is Possible

Posted on Thursday, Nov 29 2007 @ 02:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
When LR first looked at various DDR3 memory modules back in July they were running 1333MHz and had timings that ranged from 7-7-7-20 to 9-9-9-24, which didn't sound too impressive to enthusiasts. We were recently testing some new memory kits from Corsair Memory and was able to reach 4-4-4-12 timings at 1333MHz and even higher! The days of saying DDR3 can't do tight timings is long gone.

"The days of saying DDR3 memory can't run tight timings are long gone now that memory kits can run 1333MHz with 4-4-4-12 timings with a little extra voltage. It just goes to show that it is possible to run tight CL4 or CL5 timings on DDR3 and it is likely that upcoming memory IC's might be able to improve on the frequencies at which these tight timings can be run. The Corsair WIN3X2048-1800C7DFIN G DDR3 memory kit is the only DDR3 kit that I have seen run CL4 memory timings above 1333Mhz..."

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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