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Conclusion and Thoughts
With the resurrection of Winbond BH5 chips, overclockers can finally operate with both low latencies and fairly high frequencies. All the available voltage options in the DFI Ultra-D won't go to waste. Overclockers can finally start pumping the juice to get the most out of their systems. Although the overclocking results with the Gold PC3200 weren't exactly spectacular (255MHZ was achievable with the old BH5 with less than 3.6v), you have to keep in mind that these chips like a burn-in stage. They actually overclock better over time. But right out of the box, 255MHZ isn't too shabby. What's interesting is that Winbond UTT CH5 and Winbond UTT BH5 are now similar. They both respond very well to voltage and actually overclock to around the same speeds with the same voltage. Our previously reviewed OCZ Gold PC4000 VX, based on Winbond UTT CH5, overclocked higher than these Winbond UTT BH5 Gold PC3200. I remember a year ago when everyone loved BH5 more than CH5 because the chips overclocked better with slightly lower voltage. That's certainly not the case anymore. They're both practically the same. To me, it doesn't matter which chip is used. You'll get excellent results either way. But strangely, the UTT BH5 version comes in at a lower price than the UTT CH5 version. That can only mean good news for enthusiasts.
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