Page 1:Our Search For The Ultimate DRAM
Page 2:Test System Configuration
Page 3:Adata XPG AX3U2800W8G12 DDR3-2800
Page 4:Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY32GX3M4A2800C12R
Page 5:G.Skill RipjawsX F3-2400C11Q-32GXM
Page 6:Kingston HyperX Beast-Series KHX24C11T3K4/32X
Page 7:Patriot Viper 3 PV332G240C1QK
Page 8:Optimizing Latencies
Page 9:Overclocking And Bandwidth
Page 10:Gaming Performance
Page 11:Non-Gaming Application Performance
Page 12:Which 32 GB Memory Kit Should You Buy?
Patriot Viper 3 PV332G240C1QK
More extensive use of abbreviations means that, unless you've seen the full model name and specifications of Patriot’s Viper 3 32 GB DDR3-2400 CAS 11 quad-module kit, you'll have a tough time figuring it all out at a glance. When it comes time to search for the best price, copy and paste are your friends.
Specifications for this $380 kit are found on the front label, and the part number is found on the back of the package.
While most competing products boot at a lowly DDR3-1333, Patriot's parts include a DDR3-1600 CAS 9 profile as well. That could make them the perfect test components for my own motherboard reviews, since I only use XMP for overclocking. On the other hand, data rates beyond DDR3-2800 could be a tall order for these DDR3-2400-rated parts.
A simple switch to XMP mode through our motherboard's firmware gives us the full 2400 MT/s data rate, along with 11-13-13-31 timings and a bump to 1.65 V. CPU-Z reports 3T, though the motherboard correctly sets a 2T command rate.
Patriot’s limited lifetime warranty excludes purchases made through unauthorized resellers, in addition to the expected abuse and mishandling exclusions.
- Our Search For The Ultimate DRAM
- Test System Configuration
- Adata XPG AX3U2800W8G12 DDR3-2800
- Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY32GX3M4A2800C12R
- G.Skill RipjawsX F3-2400C11Q-32GXM
- Kingston HyperX Beast-Series KHX24C11T3K4/32X
- Patriot Viper 3 PV332G240C1QK
- Optimizing Latencies
- Overclocking And Bandwidth
- Gaming Performance
- Non-Gaming Application Performance
- Which 32 GB Memory Kit Should You Buy?