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G.SKILL’s first entry into DDR4 market was the Ripjaws 4 series, which now offers speeds from 2133MHz all the way up to an impressive 3400Mhz. The Ripjaws V offers even more performance over the Ripjaws 4 line and a more subdued look. They feature 42mm high medium profile black or red aluminum heat spreaders with blue, sliver, and gunmetal coming soon. Speeds are rated to 3733MHz and there are 4GB x 2 (8GB total) through 16GB x 4 (64GB total) configurations are available.
The HyperX Fury DDR4 has proven to be quite popular with the X99 crowd. Now that Z170 chiptset motherboards have been released, Kingston is not offering dual channel kit targets specifically at those users. They are offered with the same black medium profile aluminum heat spreaders, black printed circuit boards, and still feature the same automatic overclocking feature. This is something that is sure to get the attention of many Z170 enthusiasts.
Today we will be looking at their Ballistix Sport LT 16GB (4x4GB) DDR4 2400MHz memory kit. They are designed to offer great performance at a reasonable price. Crucial has fitted the Ballistix Sport LT with Digital camo heat spreaders that are clearing aimed gamers and performance enthusiast. Like all Crucial memory, they feature a limited lifetime warranty.
The Kingston DDR3 HyperX Fury has become quite popular since they were released. The DDR4 version continues to offer many of the same features. They are available with black medium profile aluminum heat spreaders and black printed circuit boards. New for the DDR4 platform is an automatic overclocking feature. This is something that is sure to get the attention of many enthusiasts.
The 16GB 3000MHz quad channel kit we are reviewing today is in the upper middle of the memory speed scale for the Ripjaws 4 line. They feature blue heat spreaders and a G.SKILL decal on each side of the modules. The Ripjaws 4 certainly look and sound the part. The Ripjaws 4 series offers speeds from 2133MHz all the way up to an impressive 3333Mhz.
Today we will be looking at their Ballistix Elite 16GB (4x4GB) DDR4 2666MHz memory kit. This kit is the most expensive of all of Crucial’s 16GB DDR4 kits. Crucial has fitted the Ballistix Elite menacing black heat spreader and PCB that are very reminiscent of military small arms. Crucial’s exclusive M.O.D. utility and thermal sensor for real-time temperature monitoring makes a return from their DDR3 line. They also feature Intel XMP 2.0 profiles for easy set up and configuration. Like all Crucial memory, they feature a limited lifetime warranty.
The aXeRam Extreme Performance memory offers speeds of 2133MHz and 2400Mhz. They feature tall profile silver metallic aluminum heat spreaders with a total memory module height of 52mm. The aXeRam certainly look and sound the part. Not all heat spreader colors are available in all speeds and latency configurations. They are available in dual channel kits and with capacity configurations of 8GB and 16GB. The 16GB 2133MHz dual channel kit is the one we will be looking at today.