First of all you can see, that increasing the voltage by 0.05 volt didn't
give us much more frequency headroom. The G.Skill Ares performed very well for a 16GB
memory kit, with the stock/default voltage we easily managed to get the kit
running at no less than 2400 MHz which is the highest frequency the IMC (Integrated
Memory Controller) of our processor is capable of. Therefore we cannot say if
higher frequencies were possible because for that we would need a better CPU. On X79 LGA2011 and Sandy Bridge E processors it's easy to
run the memory at 2133 MHz but not all chips are capable of operating at higher
frequencies. So not only the memory is part of the equation, the CPU is too.
Then one can say "wait, then it's no more a memory kit review but mostly a IMC
performance test". Regarding the highest frequencies combined with loose timings
this is true. This is why we tested different (tighter) timings too. Therefore
it is interesting to see that even with tighter Timings these modules can do more
than 2'000 MHz.
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