VisionTek offers good overclocking and a great warranty; shame about the price
Subject: Memory | November 3, 2011 - 10:35 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: VisionTek, Ultimate Performance PC3-12800 CL9 1600EX, ddr3-1600, dual channel
Perhaps the first thing you should notice about Visiontek's Ultimate Performance PC3-12800 CL9 1600EX is that it sports a lifetime warranty if you register it within 30 days of purchasing it. After that the specs naturally follow, DDR3-1600 @ 9-9-9-24 or if you drop to 10-10-10-24 you may be able to hit 1900MHz as Red & Blackness Mods did. Part of that overclock is probably due to the large heatspreaders on the RAM which are effective but could interfere with the installation of a CPU heatsink in some configurations. There is one small problem with this kit, it is priced over $60 which might seem like a good deal for 8GB of RAM ... if you haven't shopped around and noticed that many equivalent DIMMs are available for 20% less.
"Today we are taking a look at a brand new product from Visiontek, the videocard manufacturer has turned their heads on to the memory market. We recieved a sample of their performance ram named “Visiontek Ultimate Performance Pc3-12800 CL9 1600EX”. So how can this brand new ram from Visiontek perform? Lets not waste any time and figure out what kind of performance that we can expect!"
Here are some more Memory articles from around the web:
- GeIL DDR3 Memory Round-up | Enhance Corsa | Evo Corsa Review @ XSReviews
- Avexir Standard Series DDR3 1600MHz 4GB Memory Kit Review @ eTeknix
- Corsair Vengeance PC3-14900 8GB 1866MHz Memory Kit Review @ eTeknix
- Everything You Need to Know About the Dual-, Triple-, and Quad-Channel Memory Architectures @ Hardware Secrets