Kingston Hyper-X 2133MHz Dual Channel Review

Sandra and wPrime

Kingston Hyper-X 2133MHz Dual Channel Review

SiSoft Sandra

Memory Bandwidth

Consistency is definitely the watchword here. Both the float and integer tests returned identical results at Kingston's settings and even with our overclock there was only a little variance to be seen.

 

Cache and Memory Bandwidth

If there is one thing that we expected to see from our overclock it's huge bandwidth. Sure enough despite dual-channel kits having less bandwidth than triple-channels, the Hyper-X T1 has incredible amounts. Nearly 90GB/s.

Oddly enough that isn't the most impressive thing. After all we'd expect memory running just shy of 2.5GHz to have enormous bandwidth. What makes us stop and take notice is how much is available at stock settings.

wPrime 95

Finally a little wPrime. Given that the CPU is the same speed in both runs (bar the odd MHz here and there), to get an improvement purely from memory is great stuff.

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09-09-2010, 19:10:20

AMDFTW
linkage?Quote

10-09-2010, 07:50:12

VonBlade
Patience. Links take a little time to get together. It is possible to go to the frontpage and find articles.Quote

10-09-2010, 08:52:47

silenthill
Another amazing product from KINGSTON but the only worry I have is that the heat sink is too long so you can’t use a NH-D14 cooler with this kit.

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10-09-2010, 10:08:19

VonBlade



At 55mm high these are very tall and so if you've got an absolute beast of a cooler that's also strangely designed, you might need to double check. We've tested with the truly enormous Noctua NH-D14 and only needed to mount the front fan higher than normal.





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10-09-2010, 11:20:04

silenthill
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It helps to read every page and not just the conclusion
Can you show us a picture of the NH-D14 with the fan mounted higher because it seems to me to be a shabby job and I think that’s why you didn’t show us a photo in the first place.

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