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?
Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY32GX3M4A2800C12R
Like Adata, Corsair supplied us with DDR3-2800 CAS 12 parts. But unlike its competitor, Corsair’s kit is designed to operate with all four modules installed. The company adds a fan to move air between tightly-packed modules, and loosens tRFC timings by around 15% to assure stability with the extra parts in place.
The included cooling fan is wide enough to cover six slots, though its clips can be slid around to provide CPU cooler clearance. If red doesn't match the rest of your hardware, you can choose between silver or blue anodized replacement trim.
Booting at DDR3-1333 CAS 9 and 1.50 V at SPD defaults, enthusiast-class motherboards should let you pick this kit's rated DDR3-2800 data rate at 12-14-14-36 timings via its 1.65 V XMP overclocking profile.
A lack of retail distribution leaves buyers only with the choice to purchase these at their full $1500 MSRP from Corsair’s store. At least the parts that arrive carry the firm’s non-transferrable lifetime warranty.
- 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?