G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4 Memory Module Overclocked to 4.9GHz
A couple of days ago we reported to you how G.Skill memory modules were being paired with Intel Skylake to break as many as seven world records of overclocking. Now someone has again used a DDR4 memory module from G.Skill and overclocked it to reach 4.90GHz.
The overclocker in question used a 4GB G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4 memory module and CL21 31-31-63-2 timings to achieve the stunning figures.
However, Chi-Kui Lam, the overclocker has also confirmed that at the time of the test, the DDR4 memory module was being run in single channel mode as opposed to the multi channel setting that is employed in practical uses these days.
This does mean that it doesn’t mean as much in the practical world, but still achieving 4901.6MHz with G.Skill Ripjaws 4 is impressive.
In order to perform the test, an Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake processor but three of its cores had been disabled and it had been downclocked to 2371.6MHz.
As expected, liquid Nitrogen was used for cooling purposes on the whole set up that also included a power supply of 1300W as well as an Asrock Z170 OC Formula mainboard.
To put things in perspective, the highest overclocking achieved by a comparatively more practical dual channel memory system was 4.6GHz. I think with the introduction of Skylake, attempts should be direct at that more frequently.
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