Patriot Viper Elite 16GB DDR4 3200MHz Memory Review
Posted by Heath Coop on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 6:58am
Founded in 1985, Patriot designs, manufactures and markets high performance, enthusiast memory modules, flash memory, and mobile accessory products with the objective of offering a perfect blend of quality and value for consumers.
The Viper Elite is Patriot’s latest offering of DDR4 and is the most affordable DDR4 line in the Viper series. They are available with speeds from 2133MHz up to 3200MHz and in capacities ranging from 8GB (2x8GB) to 64GB (4x16GB). Today we will be looking at their 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz memory kit.
The Patriot Viper Elite comes with medium profile aluminum heat spreaders and green printed circuit boards. There is full length Viper logo insert on each side of the modules for added visual impact and they are available with red, blue or grey accents on a grey/polished body. As a bonus, each module is hand tested and validated to ensure system compatibility.
Patriot’s take on the Viper Elite 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz Memory Kit
For 30 years, Patriot has manufactured computer memory with the goal of providing high quality DIMMs with an affordable price. The Viper Elite is Patriot’s latest offering of DDR4 aimed at consumers looking to upgrade their systems without emptying their pockets. Available in red, blue and grey 16GB (2x8GB) and 8GB (2x4GB) dual kits and a 64GB (4x16GB) quad kit and 32GB (2x16GB) dual kit, in grey only, the Viper Elite pulls as low as 1.2V and as high as 1.35V to allow for ideal power consumption.
“Patriot strives to deliver excellent price per performance when launching a new product,” said Les Henry, VP of Engineering at Patriot. “The Viper Elite dual kit is no exception. We want to enable our customers to have the latest and greatest technology at an affordable price and we’ve done that here; top speeds at an excellent market price.”
Delivering speeds of up to 3000MHz in all colors, with the grey heatshield offering an additional 3200MHz option, the Viper Elite provides a better gaming experience on the latest platforms to gamers everywhere looking for an affordable, yet reliable upgrade for their battle station. Available in three color combinations, the Viper Elite will be available in blue/gray, red/gray and a gray to offer modders a variety of options when constructing their build.
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