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[Amazon.ca] HyperX Fury White 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 2x16GB sticks $129.51

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[Amazon.ca] HyperX Fury White 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 2x16GB sticks $129.51

HyperX Fury White 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 CL16 DIMM Kit of 2 (HX426C16FWK2/32)

- Optimized for Intel's 200 series and X99 chipsets
- Cost-efficient high-performance DDR4 upgrade
- Stylish, low-profile heat spreader in signature FURY asymmetrical design
- At 1.2V, low power consumption compared to DDR43

Just wanted to say the above description was a copy and paste as some parts doesn't make a lot of sense. In any case, it's 32GB RAM comprised of two sticks of 16GB RAM. I don't believe anyone is selling it this cheap. Even cheaper than the previous price error at $70 per 16GB which Amazon cancelled. It was 3200Mhz so there is that. Speaking of which, anyone know how to overclock this ram? I recall seeing reviews saying because it's only 1.2V it'll be easy to overclock. Not that familiar in the practice so please advise if you know how.
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The stock timings at 2666mhz are absolute crap, and these are ancient A die chips.

You might be able to squeeze 2800Mhz out of them, but even that is incredibly slow these days.

I found some people trying to OC the single rank version of these and they couldn’t even touch 3000Mhz.

These are really only a good deal if you need 32gb of ram and don’t care how slow it is.

If you want good bargain ram that overclocks well, the Ballistix Sport kits with “AEC” in their product code are great. They are E die and overclock quite well (3800Mhz CL17 seems doable).
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zobblplatz wrote: The stock timings at 2666mhz are absolute crap, and these are ancient A die chips.

You might be able to squeeze 2800Mhz out of them, but even that is incredibly slow these days.

I found some people trying to OC the single rank version of these and they couldn’t even touch 3000Mhz.

These are really only a good deal if you need 32gb of ram and don’t care how slow it is.

If you want good bargain ram that overclocks well, the Ballistix Sport kits with “AEC” in their product code are great. They are E die and overclock quite well.
Thanks, good to know. So if the intention is to get lots of slow RAM, this is a good deal :)
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zobblplatz wrote: The stock timings at 2666mhz are absolute crap, and these are ancient A die chips.

You might be able to squeeze 2800Mhz out of them, but even that is incredibly slow these days.

I found some people trying to OC the single rank version of these and they couldn’t even touch 3000Mhz.

These are really only a good deal if you need 32gb of ram and don’t care how slow it is.

If you want good bargain ram that overclocks well, the Ballistix Sport kits with “AEC” in their product code are great. They are E die and overclock quite well (3800Mhz CL17 seems doable).
I think you mean AES
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Must have been a price mistake. 16GB is normally this price.
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This was a good deal. This fixation with "speed" is irrelevant to 99% of use cases for this amount of RAM. RAM is fast. Period. That's the whole advantage of having RAM, regardless of whether it's 2666 Mhz or otherwise. Thanks for posting.
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txenglan wrote: This was a good deal. This fixation with "speed" is irrelevant to 99% of use cases for this amount of RAM. RAM is fast. Period. That's the whole advantage of having RAM, regardless of whether it's 2666 Mhz or otherwise. Thanks for posting.
Agreed, I paid double the price for DDR4 3200 CL14. But there was no noticable difference to me using it stock (2133 CL22) vs enabling the XMP profile of 3200 CL14.

This is on a Ryzen 3700x, the minute differences just arent noticable to the average user.
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mcwilly wrote: Agreed, I paid double the price for DDR4 3200 CL14. But there was no noticable difference to me using it stock (2133 CL22) vs enabling the XMP profile of 3200 CL14.

This is on a Ryzen 3700x, the minute differences just arent noticable to the average user.
Are there any FPS differences when gaming with the increased RAM speed?
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Intel gets much less out of ram then amd, so even the numbers above are blown out of proportion in terms of gaming performance for people that only care about gaming.

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