Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2666MHz 16GB Reviewccokeman -
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Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2666MHz 16GB Testing:
SiSoftware Sandra 2013: In this program, I will be running the following benchmarks: Memory Bandwidth and Transactional Memory Throughput. Higher score are better in the Bandwidth test while lower scores are better in the transactional memory test.
X.264 Benchmark: This benchmark is used to measure the time it takes to encode a 1080p video file into the x.264 format. The default benchmark is used with an average of all four tests on each pass taken as the result.
AIDA64 Extreme Edition is a software utility designed to be used for hardware diagnosis and benchmarking. I will be using the Cache and Memory benchmark to test each module’s read, write, and copy bandwidth, as well as the latency test.
The looser primary timings and XMP 1.3 profile cause the Vengeance modules to under perform against the field at the default 2666MHz speed. When overclocked to 2828MHz, the Vengeance modules improve in almost every category.