NB: G.Skill's Flare line are just rebadged Ripjaws with $ 30 tacked onto the price.
I note that there was no mention of bus termination impedance/resistance setting tweaking in the writeup..?!?
There is a piece of software called 'Project Mercury' that avoids inter CCX thread hopping and SMT until more threads than cores per CCX and allows the switching off of SMT without a reboot.
CPU utilization: ~0% ie: Bloody good software!
The site and name need work and some anti virus packages take offence to the compression used in the software>
Virustotal shows 'UDS
angerousObject.Multi.Generic' for 3 out of 60 AV scans = false positive to me.
If it had been used for this review it would have saved tonnes of time in reboots...