G.Skill Ares 16GB 2133MHz Kit Review

Test Setup and PC Mark Vantage

G.Skill Ares 16GB 2133MHz Kit Review

Test Setup

G.Skill Ares 16GB 2133MHz 11-11-11-29-2N
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 4GHz
Noctua NH-D14
Cougar CM1000 PSU
Windows 7 64 Bit


Sadly being only .05v away from the maximum DIMM voltage, and the lack of overclocking options available on the P67 chipset, the Ares wasn't able to run at tighter timings at all. Obviously Sandy-E and potentially Ivy Bridge have more tweaking available, but the LGA1155 isn't the most overclockable memory controller around.

G.Skill Ares 16GB 2133MHz Kit Review

PC Mark Vantage

Considering that the G.Skill Trident in our graph was rated at 2500MHz CAS9, the Ares performs very well indeed in comparison. The Genesis just about edges it in some tests, but regardless the Ares certainly has a lot of performance in PC Mark Vantage.

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Most Recent Comments

29-02-2012, 08:25:00


We take a look at the latest G.Skill kit which combines 4GB sticks with 2133MHz speed.

Continue ReadingQuote

29-02-2012, 08:30:16

damn....i almost picked these up the other day....didnt and got some ridgeback blacklines thoQuote

29-02-2012, 09:58:56


29-02-2012, 10:19:23

now... they would look very nice in VB's Bengal rigQuote

29-02-2012, 11:18:15

Originally Posted by dugdiamond View Post
now... they would look very nice in VB's Bengal rig
Agreed, they'd look incredible.Quote

02-03-2012, 21:57:22

Awesome looking kit.Quote

03-03-2012, 02:21:29

Very nice review of a very good memory kit. Quote

03-03-2012, 19:31:53

Nice review and damn they look fine Quote

03-03-2012, 20:24:59

Looks Great! Like the coloring Quote

05-03-2012, 18:20:33

Just ordered one of these kits today....in blue haha, it looks like a great kit cant wait to use itQuote

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