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#1 premiumgfx

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 12:41 AM

OCC Reviewer RJR examines the Mushkin Radioactive 996958 4GB Dual Channel memory kit. Rated at PC3-12800 coupled with Mushkin's signature FrostByte heatsinks and enhanced timings of 6-8-6-24, how will this kit perform under the spotlight? Read on and find out - http://www.overclock...oactive_996958/

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 11:38 AM

I have a set of these and when I picked them up and was carrying the case I felt like I was carrying a bomb :whistling:

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 12:38 PM

I have a set of these and when I picked them up and was carrying the case I felt like I was carrying a bomb :whistling:


Lol. :lol: What don't you have? :P

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 12:53 PM

Lol. :lol: What don't you have? :P


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Posted 03 December 2010 - 01:06 PM

A GTX 580 :(


Haven't stolen, I mean, borrowed one from Frank yet? :P

Nice review, performance is pretty much what I expected. OCing them looks really good.. man, now I want a kit of them! :lol:

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 01:08 PM

Nah

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 01:33 PM

Any idea how tight the timings can get at stock speed?
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Posted 03 December 2010 - 01:35 PM

I have not been able to get much better then 6-7-6 but thats not stable it seems.

6-8-6 is stock.

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Posted 11 December 2010 - 02:58 PM

Thanks I appreciate the response. That's what I love about this site, the owner and the reviewers answer your questions and will test further to answer product questions. Sets the site apart from others.
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Posted 11 December 2010 - 04:17 PM

I wouldn't pay that much for only 4GB but they seem like damn good sticks and that case is pretty cool. I've always liked Mushkins, sadly I've never had the pleasure of running any in my computer (they're never the best deal when I need sticks)

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Posted 11 December 2010 - 06:10 PM

I've always like Mushkins, sadly I've never had the pleasure of running any in my computer (they're never the best deal when I need sticks)

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Posted 11 December 2010 - 07:33 PM

Been using Mushkin for the past 3 years! I have yet to kill a set and they have so far met my expectations.
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