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Kingston HyperX Blu (KHX16009D3B1K2/4GX) 4GB 1600MHz PC3-12800 Kit

  1. Introduction
  2. Packaging,Specs and Overclocking
  3. Test Setup and Benchmarks
  4. Conclusion
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HyperX Blu series kit comes in a carton box with few words from the manufacturers and the memory kit details.
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This kit  comes with two couple of 256M x 64-bit 2GB DDR3 1600MHz CL9 memory sticks with Intel XMP profile. By default they run 9-9-9-27 1T at 1.65V but with JEDEC standard they run at 1333MHz 9-9-9 1T @ 1.5V

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The heatspreader is a aluminium based and low profile (boon for a lot of people especially with Box coolers alone taking a lot of space.

This kit works with AMD boards as well. So far I ran this on Gigabyte E350N-USB3, Gigabyte 890GPA UD3H Rev 1.0 and Asus M4A87TD/USB3 board.

Now this is the first kit that I am reviewing so I don’t really have anything currently to compare the performance with, but seeing what you’re getting locally and what you’re getting from HyperX series you can make the choice accordingly.

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As it should, they work at 1600MHz 9-9-9-27 @ 1T. After spending some time with the rams, the following is what I was able to get:
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1685MHz 9-9-9-24 @ 1T stable. I was able to get 1690 MHz stable enough to boot with the same settings and run a 1M test, but anything more it just becomes disabled. 1685MHz boot with the CL9 latency @ 1T is pretty decent for a kit aimed to be a ram of good value.

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