For our tests, we used a test rig which is comprised of a Gigabyte Z270X Gaming K5 Motherboard, along with an Intel Core i7-7700K at a default clock speed of 4.2GHz, as well as the 16GB of TeamGroup T-Force T1 Gaming Series DDR4-2666 RAM in dual channel mode.
All tests were conducted at default clock speeds, with all settings set to the individual application defaults.
|CPU||Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.2GHz (Kaby Lake)|
|Motherboard||Gigabyte Z270X Gaming K5 Motherboard|
|RAM||16GB TeamGroup T-Force T1 Gaming Series DDR4-2666 Memory Kit|
|HDD||Samsung 850 Evo 250GB SSD|
|VGA card||Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1650 (4GB GDDR5)|
|Nvidia Drivers||Version 430.64 WHQL|
|OS||Windows 10 Home v1903|
We used the Gigabyte Z270X Gaming K5 motherboard and the initial setup in the BIOS was super easy. All I had to do was to select the XMP profile and made sure the memory frequency was set to 2666 MHz. All of the other settings were left untouched on and the default AUTO setting.
CPU-Z and SPD Information
CPU-Z reports the DRAM frequency at 1333 MHz which is right for DDR4-2666. Memory timings are also correctly reported at 18-18-18-43.
AIDA64 SPD Info
The memory chips used in this memory kit are made by SK Hynix and support XMP 2.0 profiles. Memory speed is DDR4-2666 @ 1.2V We also learn that there is no thermal sensor present in these modules.