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G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model F3-14900CL9D-4GBXM

  • DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900)
  • Timing 9-10-9-28
  • Cas Latency 9
  • Voltage 1.5V
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The Ripjaws X Series F3-14900CL9D-4GBXM memory kit complements dual-channel-based chipsets, and eliminates data bottlenecks by doubling your memory bandwidth. Optimized for speed, low latency, and high stability, the Ripjaws X Series memory is the perfect solution for a more responsive system.

Each Ripjaws X Series DIMM comes with an impressive heat-spreader. These DIMMs operate at a cool 1.5V for better internal temperature and compatibility.

  • newegg First-Class Quality Developed to support new high-performance platforms, G.Skill DDR3 memory modules are equipped with cutting-edge memory technologies to ensure extreme user experience – whether for daily applications or gaming. The G.Skill system memory is 100% tested to ensure top-level product yield and quality.
  • newegg Dual-Channel DDR3 1866 Reaching the optimal balance between the sheer speed of DDR3 and low latency, the G.SKILL Ripjaws Series X DDR3 memory kit is rated at 1866MHz 9-10-9-28 to provide ample computing capability to Intel LGA1155 and AMD Llano/AM3+ platforms.
  • newegg Effective Heat Spreader The high-performance heat spreader effectively dissipates heat from the memory module to ensure system stability.
  • newegg XMP Support Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP) technology provides a robust, profile-based overclocking solution for novice and experienced overclockers. Easily overclock your platform by selecting the predefined profile in the BIOS, or manually adjust frequency and timings to extract the maximum performance from your system.

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  • Aaron L.
  • 5/1/2015 9:18:09 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks as Advertised

Pros: Price, performance.

Cons: None that I am aware of.

Other Thoughts: Make sure you retain the cheap clamshell packaging your RAM comes in; if you need to RMA you will need this packaging; it has the serial number(s) on it and it must match if you RMA. I made the mistake of tossing the packaging on some much more expensive DDR4 memory for another rig and two of the sticks were bad. I could not RMA those so I had to eat it.

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  • Cameron N.
  • 4/20/2015 12:13:44 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsNo 1866 here

Pros: Price

Cons: Did not work well at advertised speed with my gear.

Other Thoughts: This RAM defaults at 1600, but you can change this by manually overclocking in the motherboard bios/setup. Mine refused to boot at 1866 with memory timings on "AUTO." I could get it to work fine if I went in manually and adjusted timings. I decided to just run it at default to avoid problems. I built a budget desktop system with some extra parts including 320GB HD, SATA DVD-RW and onboard video. The following were purchased new:

1 x AMD A6-6400K Richland Dual-Core 3.9GHz Socket FM2 65W AD640KOKHLBOX Desktop Processor - Black Edition
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MSI A78M-E35 FM2+ / FM2 AMD A78 (Bolton D3) SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model F3-14900CL9D-4GBXM

Maybe other motherboards and gear combos have better luck running at 1866. Would buy again at the price point.

Manufacturer Response:

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Dear Customer

We will be glad to help you reach the rated specifications of the RAM. Manual clocking is not something you do every day, but it is what we do on a daily basis! So any time you have a problem, contact the G.Skill support team and we can provide our expertise. We deal with all types of issues, so we will have the solution you need. With a compatible motherboard and capable CPU, the G.Skill RAM will run at full speed. Once you get a hold of us and make the proper changes in BIOS, the computer will perform faster and smoother than ever. Our contact information is below so feel free to use it!

Thank you
GSKILL SUPPORT

Quality and customer service are our top priorities.

Tech Support Email: ustech@gskillusa.com
RMA Dept Email: rma@gskillusa.com
G.Skill Forum: http://www.gskill.us/forum/

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  • Max N.
  • 4/18/2015 8:42:34 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsIssue With 1866 But it works!

Pros: Cheap. quality, heatsink, works(not DOA). decent shipping.

Cons: Used this ram on my initial build. Bought 4 more GBs as an upgrade. I was able to run the initial 4GBs@1866 before I installed this ram but now whenever I try to modify it to 1866 I get a bios error and have to reload optimized defaults. Works as intended, shipping was 4 days, good quality ram, low price. Just 4/5 because it doesn't want to go at 1866 and I can't seem to find out why. I've heard about an issue like this with my cpu (FX 8150) maybe thats why.

Other Thoughts: mobo: GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950

cpu: AMD FX-8150 Zambezi 8-Core 3.6GHz Socket AM3+ 125W

ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 performing at 1600

psu: RAIDMAX RX-635AP 635W ATX 12V v2.3/EPS 12V

gpu: ASUS ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP/2DI/768MD5 GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 768MB 192-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16

os: Win 7 Ult

Manufacturer Response:

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Dear Customer

Thank you for your G.Skill purchase and review. Glad to hear the memory is working well in your system. Getting the system to work with full slots of DDR3-1866 can be tricky, but we will be glad to help. Keep in mind AMD states ONE DIMM PER CHANNEL for DDR3-1866+, which is why you are getting errors and stability issues. Try boosting the CPU-NB Voltage and/or DRAM Voltage to provide the necessary boost the memory controller needs to stabilize the RAM. If you continue to have an issue, please contact the G.Skill support team directly. Once you are through with us, your computer will be fast and smooth.

Thank you
GSKILL SUPPORT

Quality and customer service are our top priorities.

Tech Support Email: ustech@gskillusa.com
RMA Dept Email: rma@gskillusa.com
G.Skill Forum: http://www.gskill.us/forum/

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  • Jameson H.
  • 10/5/2014 12:31:47 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBang + Bucks

Pros: Fast + Cheap

Cons: No idea

Other Thoughts: Bought this for my-
ASUS A88XM-PLUS
AMD Athlon x4 750k Black Box Edition
-it took awhile for me to figure out how to get the ram to run at 1866, till i discovered the D.O.C.P. option in the bios and selected the appropriate profile.

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  • Dayna S.
  • 4/14/2014 8:38:00 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsThe memory operated as it should.

Pros: The memory operated at the specified timings, frequency and voltage.

Cons: I should have initially chosen an 8GB set of memory for my Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit build. My AMD A8-5500 APU required over 700MB of system memory to operate effectively leaving the system with roughly 50MB of free memory after Windows had loaded.

Other Thoughts: The memory operated as it should, and setting it to the proper speed and timings in the motherboard BIOS was easy.

I just wasn't pleased with the Windows Experience Index score of 5.9. After removing this set of memory and installing a larger 8GB set of memory with the same speed and timings the WEI increased to 7.2.

Manufacturer Response:

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Dear Customer

Thank you for your G.Skill purchase and review. Glad to hear the memory worked at the rated specifications. This is a high speed memory kit that can perform extremely fast. With today's memory intensive processes, 8GB is definitely better to maintain a smooth oeprating system. For basic word processing or internet browsing, 4GB is still effective. For any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us directly.

Thank you
GSKILL SUPPORT

Quality and customer service are our top priorities.

Tech Support Email: ustech@gskillusa.com
RMA Dept Email: rma@gskillusa.com
G.Skill Forum: http://www.gskill.us/forum/

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  • Charles R.
  • 3/24/2014 11:24:30 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAs expected

Pros: No issues to report. Ram installed/runs with no issues at advertised speeds.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: G.Skill has pulled me away from other "better" (and more expensive) ram with my last few builds. Normally a Corsair user, I've had no issues with GSkill to report.

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  • Trevor S.
  • 2/15/2014 10:36:56 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBlue screened again

Pros: Maybe none :(!

Cons: I wrote a review for this memory yesterday saying this:
"Took a lot of trials, but finally appears stable at 1833 on my ASRock FM2A88M-HD+ main board (Prime95 and Live Streaming HD viewing). Had to set the DRAM voltage to the max available, 1.74V instead of the normal 1.55V. Tried the advanced timing settings but they actually hurt, best results being with auto timing. I also had to raise the A6-5400K core voltage from normal 1.400V to 1.525V (max memory spec 1866), presumably to achieve memory controller compatibility with the voltage boosted DRAM -- definitely not needed in order to raise cpu core speed, it'll run stabler 4400GHz at 1.400V."

I've two corrections to make.
1) The CPU core voltage had to be raised to 1.4125V from 1.4000V, not to 1.525 -- huge difference, sorry about that!
2) The darned thing blue screened again during the second to last end of a tight Olympic curling match.

This memory just seems to be unreliable, works great at 1600. Am trying the advanced timing setting once again but that's just my desperation since both available settings have previously failed.

Other Thoughts: This memory should not have been sold as DDR3 1866 -- maybe I was just unlucky?

Manufacturer Response:

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Dear Customer

You are raising the wrong voltages. The DRAM Voltage does not need to be raised at all unless you are overclocking the RAM. The RAM is guaranteed at the rated specifications so they will operate as stated. CPU Core Voltage is for CPU frequency overclocking. This does not need to be touched at all for the RAM. The CPU-NB is the memory controller voltage that you may need to increase for DDR3-1866. Increase this value by ~0.05V and it should improve stability. If you continue to have problems, please contact the G.Skill support team for assistance. They will make sure the RAM is running fast and stable in your computer. That is the G.Skill guarantee.

Thank you
GSKILL SUPPORT

Quality and customer service are our top priorities.

Tech Support Email: ustech@gskillusa.com
RMA Dept Email: rma@gskillusa.com
G.Skill Forum: http://www.gskill.us/forum/

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  • Trevor S.
  • 2/14/2014 2:39:18 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsA little dissapointed

Pros: Took a lot of trials, but finally appears stable at 1833 on my ASRock FM2A88M-HD+ main board (Prime95 and Live Streaming HD viewing). Had to set the DRAM voltage to the max available, 1.74V instead of the normal 1.55V. Tried the advanced timing settings but they actually hurt, best results being with auto timing. I also had to raise the A6-5400K core voltage from normal 1.400V to 1.525V (max memory spec 1866), presumably to achieve memory controller compatibility with the voltage boosted DRAM -- definitely not needed in order to raise cpu core speed, it'll run stabler 4400GHz at 1.400V.

Cons: Yes, it'll run at 1866, but without any voltage margin. G.Skill 1600 always works fine at 1.55V, just glad this Ripjaws seems to be OK at 1.74V. Need more time really to make sure -- just got it working seeming stable yesterday.

Other Thoughts: I just don't expect memory to be near the very edge of its capability when operated at its frequency spec. If I were pushing an o/c sure, but this is a spec application!

Manufacturer Response:

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Dear Customer

We can help you configure the RAM correctly. Your current method is not correct to stabilize DDR3-1866. Instead of raising the DRAM Voltage, you need to raise the CPU/APU-NB Voltage to give the memory controller the necessary boost it needs to stabilize the high speed RAM. The CPU Core Voltage is for CPU Frequency overclocking, so you do not need to adjust that for RAM. This memory kit is rated for 1.55V, so you can be certain that it will operate at that voltage with the proper settings. For all further questions and concerns, please contact us directly. The G.Skill support team will make sure the memory is working, as specified, in your computer.

Thank you
GSKILL SUPPORT

Quality and customer service are our top priorities.

Tech Support Email: ustech@gskillusa.com
RMA Dept Email: rma@gskillusa.com
G.Skill Forum: http://www.gskill.us/forum/

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/8/2014 8:03:22 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCheap and good

Pros: 1866 mhz
cheap
timing is good

Cons: Standard 1600 go into bios to change to 1866

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  • Zachary F.
  • 1/25/2014 10:48:01 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat value for my APU builds

Pros: This ram is cheap, dual channel and 4 gb which is enough for an htpc or even an entry level APU gaming rig.
The particular set I use for my PC overclocked to 2133 mhz and 7 CAS without much issue and run stable.
Great value for 4gigs and its g.skill so c'mon what's not to like?

Cons: I've had a few sets of these and I cant say that they will all oc to the 2133 and 7 cas. but I've got a set that sure does. So not really a complaint. still 5/5 imho

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