Before Ivy Bridge processors have hit the shelves, DDR3-2400 rated memory was an option only for a small bunch of enthusiasts who could afford and knew hot to put it to a good use. Now though, such clocks became accessible to a broader audience that even brands as sensible as Kingston have such products to offer.
Despite the DDR3-2800 samples sent to press a few months ago, DDR3-2400 is where Kingston’s both dual and quad channel retail lineups peak in terms of frequency. If you ask us, not putting any of higher rated stuff into mass production is not a bad decision as clocks north of 2400 mark involve users in an additional CPU lottery.
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With Kingston’s own website and google being as informative as they currently are, we could not figure out the default timing formula for this kit before we actually plugged it in and checked the XMP. In comparison with the opposition, the sight of 11-13-13-30 was not something that could bowl us over. Then again, Kingston are known for being relatively shy and since there is no faster model, this is where we expect to see their best-clocking ICs.
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