The G.Skill brand has become one of the more popular ones in the enthusiast community. This Taiwanese RAM company has won the hearts of many overclockers, especially due their binning methods and affordable price tag. Therefore G.Skill manages time after time to launch RAM kits in multiple speed/timing versions, different quantities and best of all they usually sport some overclocking headroom. G.Skill introduced simultaneously a new series of RAM, baptized TridentX, together with Intel's launch of the Ivy Bridge CPU. The RAM vendors had to readjust their binning methods, mainly due to the high ram speed support of Intel's 3rd generation CPU. Enthusiast RAM isn't solely based anymore on just tight timings, high RAM speeds is one of the new requirements. The TridentX kit reviewed today is one of the medium specced kits, comprised of two 4GB Dimms running at a whopping 2400MHz RAM speed, however affordably priced at sub 75 euros.
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