HyperX HX321LS11IB2K2/8 Review

Drawing a short summary of what we have said over the previous three pages, the reviewed versions of HyperX Impact are fine examples of SODIMM memory with slightly improved specs, appearance and overclockability.

Checking up the retail EU prices for the kits, we see a price tag of around 85 Euros next to HX321LS11IBK2/8's name while the HX321LS11IB2K2/8 version with slower specs is about 5 Euros cheaper. This makes both kits about 20 Euros more expensive than the entry-level 8GB SODIMM dual channel counterparts so if squeezing the last performance drops is not on your to-do list, you can do better buying a cheaper alternative. However, given the increasing demand for compact high-performance systems where memory might serve as a bottleneck, we believe that the price is justified and HyperX Impact memory lineup should have no problem finding its buyers.

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  1. Am I right in presuming the previous mode HX321LS11IBK2/8 had higher performance than the HX321LS11IB2K2/8 model? I was considering getting these chips, however I might as well go with say G.Skill because they achieve tighter timings at the same voltage as the older model here does, though no longer available.

    1. Yes, the older model with better timings is faster. Which one from G.Skill are you talking about? The F3-2133C11D-8GRSL?

      1. Yes that was. I am actually wanting to get a 16GB kit which is this one F3-2133C11D-16GRSL or this one HX321LS11IB2K2/16. I’ve read that however that even the older PnP CL12 out performs current G.Skill and vengeance memory from this forum.

        In the forum, the G.Skill was an 8GB dual channel kit, as opposed to the 8GB kit PnP CL12.

        Are you aware of any comparing reviews of F3-2133C11D-16GRSL vs HX321LS11IB2K2/16 and/or HX321LS11IBK2/16?

        For some reason the older and no longer made impact model goes for twice as much as the newer Kingston model. I want to say the Hynix dies are superior to the Samsung dies for 2133, but I am not sure.

        1. No idea to be honest. Maybe it has to do with secondary and tertiary timings. I can ask the F3-2133C11D-16GRSL and HX321LS11IB2K2/16 for review (and performance testing) but unfortunately I wont be able to get a sample of the HX321LS11IBK2/16 (EOL).

          1. That would be a nice review. I haven’t seen any comparative of the two. Do you perhaps have the 2x4GB kit of the G.Skill Ripjaws (F3-2133C11D-8GRSL)? That versus the HX321LS11IB2K2/8 would determine who is superior at a 16GB kit.

  2. Cpuz-z ignores Fine_tCK correction. For this reason the timing table of each from the modules is absolutely wrong!

    1. I got two HX321LS11IBK2/8 Kits and use them for my P570WM. Unfortunately the use is restricted to 1867Mhz CL10. Everytime I change the settings it reverts back to 1867Mhz CL10.
      I know that Ivy-E’s memory types is restricted to 1867Mhz. On the other Hand there are many P570WM owners who run their Kingston’s at 2133 and even 2400Mhz.

      My question is from what it is dependent to get a stable 24/7 on stock and overclocked?

      Clevo P570WM // GTX 970m SLI // i7 4960X // 16GB (4×4)RAM (HX321LS11IB2K2/8) // Intel 330 180GB SSD + 2 x SanDisk Ultra II 480GB SSD (RAID 0) // 120Hz Matte Screen // 2 x 330w PSU // Win 10 Pro