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Posted by James Keir
on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 8:00am
TeamGroup Vulcan TUF

When building a PC you’re always concerned with the compatibility of your chosen components. It can be quite the task to wade through the QVL of potential motherboards to verify that your ram will function correctly. Thankfully, if you choose to go with TUF certified components, this will not be an issue because all TUF hardware is guaranteed to be compatible across all components. A new member of the TUF Alliance is TeamGroup’s Vulcan TUF Gaming Alliance DDR4 Gaming Memory. This memory module is available in 2400/3000/3200/3600MHz frequencies and has a working voltage of 1.2 to 1.35v. Fitting with the TUF theme, it features a black and yellow military pattern on a full coverage aluminum heat spreader which should complement your TUF build perfectly.

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 8:00am
GeIL Super Luce RGB Sync DDR4 Gaming Memory

Almost three and a half years ago 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, most of the world has learned that DDR4 memory just really doesn’t get too hot. So what do you do with all of that lighting? Well in this era, you convert it to RGB and use it for the best gaming aesthetics of course! To really ice the proverbial cake, the RGB lighting effect is controllable from many of the industries 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.

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Monday, August 20, 2018 - 8:00am
Ballistix Sport AT DDR4 Gaming Memory

ASUS and Ballistix are arguably juggernauts in the motherboard and memory industry respectively, so what happens when they work together under the TUF Gaming Alliance umbrella? Ballistix Sport AT is born. Ballistix Sport AT is designed and certified for complete compatibility for ASUS TUF series motherboards. Dressed in the same striking yellow, black, and grey with hints of digital camo, you’ll have aesthetic harmony with other components from the TUF Gaming Alliance. This collaboration just might be TUF to beat.

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Monday, May 28, 2018 - 8:00am
Intel Optane Memory Data Drive Acceleration

When Intel’s 3D XPoint technology hit the market as Intel Optane Technology, it could do wonderful things to your computer, but only in the right configuration. To take advantage, you had to couple an Optane module to a SATA based drive. Not long after, larger drives big enough to hold your entire system became available, but only for the deeper-pocketed enthusiasts. Many users couple a smaller PCIe storage drive with the OS to a large mechanical Hard Drive for storage and Intel has now opened up Optane Acceleration to kick your data drive into high gear as well. Those smaller 32 and 64GB Optane modules can now be put to good use, and we’ll be looking at how this typical SSD+HDD configuration can benefit from Intel Optane Acceleration Technology.

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Monday, May 28, 2018 - 8:00am
Patriot Viper RGB 16GB DDR4 3000MHz Black

Recently we checked out Patriot’s Viper LED DDR4, the then highest performing memory. Today Patriot unveils Viper RGB, its top of the line that brings a lot of bite and a little bit of color to your PC. Coming with white or black heat spreaders in speeds of up to a blistering 4133MHz, the new Viper RGB is sure to strike fear into your digital enemies. 

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 8:00am
Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB DDR4 Gaming Memory

You can argue that Crucial pretty well started the lighted memory module craze more than a decade ago in the DDR(1) days and now the rebranded Ballistix has married that same spirit to the modern RGB craze with the Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB. Designed for powerful performance for hardcore gamers, the Tactical series receives a brilliant and customizable facelift that image-conscious gamers will love.

Posted by Damon Bailey
on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 8:00am
Crucial Ballistix Elite

In a world where a budget CPU packs the same number of cores as yesterday’s flagship, and users demand more speed than ever, your system memory has more and more of an impact on your experience. While any old stick of ram will let you surf the web and chat with your friends, you need something a little more capable if you want to lead your squad to victory. While most know RGB lights won’t help you much in-game, many users want a subtle system that’s more bite than bark. If you want to win in-game, and not at the cheesy ‘who has the biggest party going on in their case’, Ballistix’s Elite might just be the memory for you.