When it comes to memory performance Corsair has always been fond of having the most coveted sticks available. Given the name Dominator the popular Dominator GT sticks were highly prized among overclocking enthusiasts not only for their excellent stock timings, performance and appearance, but for their head room should the user wish to get dirty and push the sticks to new heights. Corsair screens the ICs for optimal performance and overclocking before they get added to the Dominator lineup according to their website. That promise of overclocking headroom comes with a heavy but effective heat spreader cooling system. Dubbed DHX for Direct Heat Exchange, it uses conductive and convective cooling technologies not only to provide the ICs with a sustainable operating temperature, but also the PCB, something most companies do not address."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips