G.Skill TridentZ DDR4 3200MHz (2x8GB) 16GB Intel Z170 Memory Kit Review
Posted by Damon Bailey on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 8:00am
G.Skill has a long history of producing high performance memory modules dating back to 1989. DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 and Now DDR4 have all been covered by various levels from budget to Eco to Extreme performance. Current Incarnations of high performance DDR4 carry the TridentZ naming, and are some of the highest performing DDR4 modules currently on the market. Holding down a huge number of coveted spots on leaderboards, From highest retail speeds, to highest ever overclocked memory frequencies, The TridentZ line is built for ‘Performance for the Truly Extreme’. No matter what your needs, G.Skill has you covered with single sticks, Dual, Triple and Quad channel memory kits up to 128GB and XMP speeds of 4000Mhz and beyond. If a static color is so 2016, G.Skill even has TridentZ kits with software controlled RGB lighting in place of the accent color strip.
G.Skill does not fabricate the memory IC’s but screens the very best IC’s available and runs each through a rigorous testing battery to ensure reliability, compatibility, and Performance across a wide range of motherboards. The result is an extreme module built for Enthusiasts, Extreme Gamers, and Overclockers.
Today we will be looking at a Dual Channel kit dressed in White and Silver, two 8GB modules rated for 3200Mhz at a very low CAS 14 latency.
ProClockers would like to thank G.Skill for sending this kit to us to check out!
G.Skill’s take on TridentZ
The Newest Generation of Extreme Performance DDR4 is Here!
Building on the strong success of G.SKILL Trident series, Trident Z series represents one of the world’s highest performance DDR4 memory designed for PC enthusiasts and extreme gamers. Using only the best-in-class components and featuring luxurious hair-line finish aluminum heat-spreaders, Trident Z series is the state-of-the-art DDR4 solution that combines performance and beauty for PC enthusiasts and extreme overclockers to build an ultra-fast PC or achieve new overclocking records.
New Level of Ultimate Performance
Designed for PC enthusiasts, overclockers, and extreme gamers, the Trident Z series DDR4 is built with specially screened ICs qualified under the legendary G.SKILL selection process, and rigorously tested for reliability, compatibility, and performance across a wide range of motherboards.
First DDR4 to Reach 4000MHz XMP Speed & 5000MHz Overclocking Record
Built for the highest performance, G.SKILL Trident Z series memory is the world’s first to bring DDR4 4000MHz to XMP rated speed on the first launch, as well as the world’s first memory to break the DDR4 5000MHz overclocking world record barrier.
Feel the Luxury
Trident Z series maintains the aggressive fin design for highly efficient heat dissipation, while introducing luxurious hair-line finish aluminum heat-spreaders. Look no further for a memory that combines performance and beauty for building a stylish, modern PC!
Up to 128GB Ultra Capacity
No compromises! These extreme speed memory kits not only come in kits of 4GB and 8GB modules; a series of ultra high speed 16GB modules are also available in Trident Z series. Build your dream supercomputer with up to DDR4 128GB (16GBx8) of ultra-capacity at ultra-high frequencies!
Developed for Ultimate Compatibility and Reliability
All Trident Z DDR4 memory kits are tested with G.SKILL’s rigorous validation process on major performance motherboard brands to ensure the best-in-class reliability and compatibility across the widest selection of motherboards.
Designed with a low voltage of 1.2V~1.35V at DDR4 standard, this lowers the memory voltage requirement by 20% from DDR3 memory kits! Now your system can perform even faster without becoming an expensive appliance heater.
XMP 2.0 Support
Just set and go. Programmed with the latest Intel XMP 2.0 profiles, the only thing between you and extreme performance is a simple setting.
Limited Lifetime Warranty
All G.SKILL memory products come with a limited lifetime warranty and the G.SKILL technical team is always ready to provide consumers with complete technical support via online forum, Facebook, telephone, and email.
Each year, iF International Forum Design GmbH organizes one of the world's most celebrated and valued design competition: the iF DESIGN AWARD. Trident Z is a proud winner of the iF Design Award 2016.