OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 CL 3 FlexXLC Edition 2GB Kit

Specifications & A Closer Look

Specifications

The following information has been taken directly from OCZ Technology's website:


 800 Mhz DDR2
EPP 3-4-4-15
(CAS-TRCD-TRP-TRAS)
 Available in 2GB (2x1024MB) Dual Channel Kits
 Unbuffered
 OCZ Lifetime Warranty
 2.1 Volts (2.4 Volts)*
 240 Pin DIMM
 2 x 1/4" ID (inner diameter) barbs

Special Features
 FlexXLC Heatsink**
 2.35V EVP***

Part Numbers

2GB (2x1024) D/C Kit PN - OCZ2FX800C32GK

OCZ FelxXLC

A Closer Look

In this day and age it's great to see manufacturers like OCZ optimising their RAM for particular chipsets, and the OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 CL 3 FlexXLC Edition sticks are no different. This 2Gb kit is in fact optimised for NVIDIA® nForce® SLI™ platforms. The way that OCZ achieved this was through their new EPP-Ready (Enhanced Performance Profiles) memory modules. Essentially, the module actually has two programmed speeds; one when run on an NVIDIA® nForce® SLI™ based motherboard (nforce 680i) and another for other boards based on competing chipsets.

This latest edition to the highly-awarded OCZ Flex XLC product family is engineered to produce significant performance gains on the latest NVIDIA® nForce® SLI™ platforms by implementing Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP) and allowing the memory to operate at a stable 800MHz at CL3 upon start up. The PC2-6400 CL 3 Flex modules are integrated with an EPP programmed SPD to immediately boot at the correct settings to produce 3-4-4 timings on nForce 680i motherboards.

Like their faster siblings, the OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 CL 3 FlexXLC Edition modules feature E.V.P (Extended Voltage Protection) allowing you to run the RAM at 2.35v without voiding your warranty.

OCZ FlexXLC front

OCZ FlexXLC alternative image

The OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 CL 3 FlexXLC Edition modules utilise OCZ's patented XLC (Xtreme Liquid Convention) heatspreader. The XLC heatsink according to OCZ delivers superior heat dissipation via a hybrid copper and aluminm design alterable between passive air or water cooling. It's nice to see OCZ incorporating the benefits of running water-cooling into their high-end RAM modules.

I'm sure that you'll all agree that the XLC heatsinks look extremely eye-catching and would look fitting in any high-end rig. I must also say that the weight of these modules is nothing short of 'hefty' to say the least, and they ooze quality. I have included an image below as a comparison to the OCZ OCZ PC2-6400 Titanium 2Gb DC Kit review that I did a few months ago, just so you can see the size difference between the two.

OCZ FLexXLC and Titanium comparison

I was unable to remove the heatsink from the OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 CL 3 FlexXLC Edition modules to give you a glimpse of the IC's on the PCB beneath, but I did try.

Now that we've gotten closer acquainted with our review subject, let's see how well they perform.
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Most Recent Comments

25-08-2007, 05:42:09

PV5150
We take a look at the baby of the FlexXLC family from OCZ and put it through its paces.

Linky

25-08-2007, 06:32:14

!TIMMY!
Very nice review! Pitty im still on DDR1 lol.

25-08-2007, 06:35:18

PV5150
Thanks !TIMMY!

25-08-2007, 07:29:48

equk
they look pretty

25-08-2007, 13:10:22

mVp24
Great review PV!

25-08-2007, 18:05:16

Uncle_Fluffy
Love to see if water cooling would actually lower the temps!

25-08-2007, 18:08:25

FarFarAway
Good work Peevs, nice review mate

Look like a nice set of sticks

26-08-2007, 09:59:33

Toxcity
Some really nice RAM modules.

Well written review PV! As always!

28-08-2007, 00:50:39

markkleb
Another great review guys.

I just bought my first set of OCZ memory (Reapers) for the Asus mobo. They work very nice and with the prices so low its hard to pass them up.

28-08-2007, 01:05:05

PV5150
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Uncle_Fluffy'
Love to see if water cooling would actually lower the temps!
I'm actually about to rectify that by plumbing them into my loop...keep watching. I'll include it as an adendum

Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Kempez'
Good work Peevs, nice review mate

Look like a nice set of sticks
Thanks mate and yeah they're not too shabby

Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Toxcity'
Some really nice RAM modules.

Well written review PV! As alwasy!
Thanks mate

Quote:
Originally Posted by name='markkleb'
Another great review guys.

I just bought my first set of OCZ memory (Reapers) for the Asus mobo. They work very nice and with the prices so low its hard to pass them up.
Nice one on the Reapers markkleb
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