Patriot Viper Elite 16GB DDR4 3200MHz Memory Review: Page 6 of 7

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Posted by Heath Coop on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 6:58am

Perfomance Testing Continued and Overclocking

Heaven

"Heaven Benchmark immerses a user into a magical steampunk world of shiny brass, wood and gears. Nested on flying islands, a tiny village with its cozy, sun-heated cobblestone streets, an elaborately crafted dirigible above the expanse of fluffy clouds, and a majestic dragon on the central square gives a true sense of adventure. An interactive experience with fly-by and walk-through modes allows for exploring all corners of this world powered by the cutting-edge UNIGINE Engine that leverages the most advanced capabilities of graphics APIs and turns this benchmark into a visual masterpiece."

Patriot Viper Elite 16GB DDR4 3200

3DMark - Firestrike

"The new 3DMark includes everything you need to benchmark your hardware. With three all new tests you can bench everything from smartphones and tablets, to notebooks and home PCs, to the latest high-end, multi-GPU gaming desktops. And it's not just for Windows. With 3DMark you can compare your scores with Android and iOS devices too. It's the most powerful and flexible 3DMark we've ever created.”

Fire Strike is a showcase DirectX 11 benchmark designed for today's high-performance gaming PCs. It is our most ambitious and technical benchmark ever, featuring real-time graphics rendered with detail and complexity far beyond what is found in other benchmarks and games today."

Patriot Viper Elite 16GB DDR4 3200

Overclocking

Overclocking the Viper Elite seemed remarkably easy. I started by simply adjusting the multiplier from 32 to 33.33 and left all the settings intact. The system booted and was 100% stable. This is good, but who wouldn’t want a little more? Changing the multiplier to 34.66 created boot issues. A slight loosening of the timings to 18-18-18-42 fixed the booting issue and proved to be stable once in Windows. Eventually I settled on a multiplier of 36 and the same timings of 18-18-18-42, but with a slight bump in voltage to 1.375v.

Patriot Viper Elite 16GB DDR4 3200

Patriot Viper Elite 16GB DDR4 3200

 

Final thoughts and conclusion are up next

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