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RAM is one of the most important components of a blazing fast computer. We have a growing library of unbiased RAM reviews and computer memory reviews. Our RAM manufacturer partners are some of the top names in performance memory for PCs in the industry today.

Posted by James Keir
on Friday, July 19, 2019 - 8:00am
TeamGroup T1 Gaming

If you are building on a budget, many concessions have to be made in both aesthetics and performance when choosing your components. With TeamGroup’s new T1 Gaming Series 2666MHz DDR4 kits, you won’t have to sacrifice either of those. The T1 Gaming kits feature selected high-quality IC’s, an ultra-low operating voltage of 1.2v and a unique color printed design on the PCB. Since the T1 Gaming series doesn’t have the additional cost of RGB lighting and a heat spreader, a 2 x 8GB (16GB) kit comes in at a very affordable MSRP of $57.99.

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Monday, May 6, 2019 - 8:00am
Viper Steel Series DDR4 16GB 3866MHz Memory

In a world of RGB everything, not all PC builders appreciate the chaos induced by a mix-matched pile of RGB parts, each doing their own thing. Some want sleek, subtle and pure understated performance. If this sounds like exactly your cup of tea, Viper Gaming has exactly the right memory for you. Designed entirely for true performance, Viper forgoes the unicorn disco and wraps the Viper Steel modules in a sleek, brushed aluminum heat spreader to handle speeds up to 4400MHz out of the box. Does Viper’s Steel DDR4 bite? Let’s find out!

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Monday, April 15, 2019 - 8:00am
HyperX Predator DDR4 RGB 32GB 3200MHz Memory

HyperX’s Predator DDR4 memory has been one of our personal favorites for its bulletproof performance coupled with its subtle yet aggressive styling. As you can imagine, we were quite eager to check out the updated version topped with glorious RGB lighting.  While memory was one of the first things in the computer world to get an illuminating facelift more than a decade ago, there has been one singular problem that has plagued it nearly from day one: the inability to reliably keep everything synchronized. Unless you have resource-hungry software working overtime in the background to keep your memory sticks synchronized, you end up with each module doing its own thing pretty quickly. HyperX’s Infrared Sync is the first and only cable-free hardware solution to this aesthetically annoying problem. Invisible infrared transmitters on each module sync it to the one next to it without unsightly cables or unreliable software. The lighting itself can be set according to your preferences with your favorite motherboard RGB software.

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Monday, April 1, 2019 - 8:00am
Silicon Power XPOWER Turbine RGB DDR4 Memory

We recently took a look at Silicon Power’s first foray into the gaming memory world with the XPower Turbine RGB DDR4 memory kit and came away quite impressed. In a world where RGB everything exists, it’s hard to compete with some of that gamer aesthetic so this time we’re back with Silicon Power’s XPOWER Turbine RGB memory kit. Featuring a more neutral silver and black color scheme and an RGB lighting system that is compatible with major motherboard lighting control software’s, The Turbine RGB might just be your next memory kit.

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 8:00am
GeIL Super Luce RGB Sync 4133Mhz DDR4 Gaming Memory

GeIL’s Super Luce memory was one of the first LED-equipped memory modules to do something besides just light up. The iLuce Thermal-Beaming technology would indicate module temperature by varying the temp of the breathing effect of the lighting. A few years later GeIL added RGB for gaming aesthetics and made it controllable from many of the industries favorite RGB control software such as ASUS’s Aura Sync, Gigabyte’s RGB Fusion, and MSI’s Mystic Light Sync to seamlessly blend into the rest of your perfect gaming system. As processors increase and core count and more and more users demand every bit of performance out of their system, memory bandwidth has started to become a bottleneck. GeIL once again is getting ahead of the curve by upping memory speeds to a staggering 4133MHz out of the box. Does this extra speed get you anything? Let’s take it for a spin and see.

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 8:00am
Silicon Power XPOWER Turbine DDR4 Gaming Memory

When you think about Silicon Power, you probably think about flash memory, SD and Compact Flash cards, or maybe their ruggedized black and orange portable drives or maybe even some of their large assortment of USB flash drives. They also make memory modules and are targeting gamers with their new XPOWER Turbine series DDR4 memory. Featuring XMP speeds up to a snappy 4133MHz, a 10-layer PCB for stability and reliability, a full module heat spreader for chilly temps and a lifetime warranty to back it up, the XPOWER Turbine is gunning for top slot on every scoreboard. 

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 8:00am
ZADAK SHIELD DC Double Capacity RGB DDR4 32GB 3200MHZ

If you are a fan of smaller systems, and also need maximum performance, you often slam into one unbreakable wall: Maximum ram capacity. You can either step up to a larger system with more memory slots, or find a way to make due with 2x16GB. While most users can get by with 32GB of ram or less, content creators, professionals and heavy multi-taskers are running out of memory more and more while CPU capabilities keep growing. If you are one of the above power users facing a choice, what do you do? Well, thanks to Zadak and Asus, you can have your cake and eat it too. Featuing an unprecedented 32GB per stick, Zadak’s new Shield DC RGB gives you a full 64GB of system memory on select two-slot boards.

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