G.Skill TridentX F3-1600C7D-16GTX Reviewccokeman - October 15, 2013
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G.Skill TridentX F3-1600C7D-16GTX Testing:
PCMark 8: With this benchmark, I will be running the Home and Creative suites. The measurement for both test suites will be the total score.
Geekbench 2.1 provides a comprehensive set of benchmarks engineered to quickly and accurately measure processor and memory performance. Designed to make benchmarks easy to run and easy to understand, Geekbench takes the guesswork out of producing robust and reliable benchmark results.
Hyper Pi is a multi-threaded program designed to calculate Pi up to the 32nd millionth digit after the decimal and is used as both a benchmarking utility and simple stress test to check your overclock before moving forward with more rigorous testing. The world records for this benchmark utility are hotly contested.
The 1600MHz-rated TridentX kit is slower than the higher rated kits in just about every one of these synthetic benchmarks. Not wholly unexpected, but the performance margin is measurable.