System Configuration & BIOS
GeIL’s EVO X kit is rated to run 3000Mhz @ 15-17-17-35 timings on its XMP preset. Setting this is as simple as entering the bios, and turning XMP on. All relevant speeds, timings, and voltages are adjusted for you, then save and exit.
CPU-Z shows up the various JEDEC frequencies and timings this kit can run at, as well as the X.M.P. speed which is effectively a factory overclock setting.
After turning on XMP in the test systems BIOS, we see the correct settings were applied. Keep in mind that the actual frequency applied to the DDR4 modules is ~1500Mhz, but since DDR memory transfers data twice per clock cycle, you get an effective frequency of 3000Mhz. All benchmarks will be run at these settings.