G.Skill Trident Extreme Performance F3-16000CL9 DDR3 Kit

3D & Gaming Benchmarks

3DMark is a popular synthetic gaming benchmark used by many gamers and overclockers to gauge the performance of their PC's. All 3DMark runs were performed a total of 5 times, with the highest and lowest results being removed and an average calculated from the remaining 3 results.

Ubisoft has developed a new engine specifically for Far Cry 2, called Dunia, meaning "world", "earth" or "living" in Parsi. The engine takes advantage of multi-core processors as well as multiple processors and supports DirectX 9 as well as DirectX 10. Running the Far Cry 2 benchmark tool the test was run 5 times with the highest and lowest scores being omitted and the average calculated from the remaining 3.

Results conclusions
Again, we see that the OCZ kit is faster overall, closely followed by the G.Skill Trident. One has to consider the price difference between the two kits though and whether the faster slightly faster OCZ kit is worth that extra cash. At the premium end I would guess that money is no object but for the enthusiast who wants speed and value, then the G.Skill kit maybe the kit of choice.

Let's head over to the conclusion...
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Most Recent Comments

03-08-2009, 15:25:16

Hmm not much of an overclocker, but green PCB aside they look lush. Great price too Quote

03-08-2009, 15:29:21

Quick reaction, but this seems a pretty damn good 2nd to the OCZ Blades and I'd have to check the prices but it's a load cheaper aint it ?Quote

03-08-2009, 15:49:21

Nice review, Id consider them tbh.Quote

03-08-2009, 16:08:50

Amazing performance for the price. Word I'm not allowed to use ridiculously good.Quote

03-08-2009, 16:39:25

To be fair to the OCZ, the Blade have dropped too although nowhere near the level of the GSKill. Price is very much based on latency these days and the OCZ is CAS7 vs the CAS9 of the GSkill so the chips used on the OCZ are alot more expensive.

Hard to justify the cost though when the benchmarks don't show such a big difference in performance.

Thanks for the kind comments as always guys.Quote

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