Patriot Viper Elite 16GB DDR4 3200MHz Memory Review: Page 6 of 7
Posted by Heath Coop on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 6:58am
Perfomance Testing Continued and Overclocking
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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.
Final thoughts and conclusion are up next