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Corsair 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600Mhz CL10 Vengeance Low Profile

Oct 27, 2012
67 (0.03/day)
System Name Unholy Black
Processor Intel 3570K
Motherboard Gigabyte Z77X-D3H
Cooling Corsair H80i
Memory 16GB (8GB X2) Kingston hyper X 2400mhz
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 970
Storage 250 GB Crucial MX200,120 GB SanDisk Extreme SSD, 1TB SAMSUNG
Display(s) Asus PB278Q and Asus VE247
Case Corsair Air 540
Power Supply Cosair AX860i
Mouse Logitech G502
Keyboard Corsair K95
Software Windows 10 Pro 64-bit


Resident Wat-man
Jan 28, 2012
10,528 (4.81/day)
Concord, NH
System Name Kratos
Processor Intel Core i7 3930k @ 4.2Ghz
Motherboard ASUS P9X79 Deluxe
Cooling Zalman CPNS9900MAX 130mm
Memory G.Skill DDR3-2133, 16gb (4x4gb) @ 9-11-10-28-108-1T 1.65v
Video Card(s) MSI AMD Radeon R9 390 GAMING 8GB @ PCI-E 3.0
Storage 2x120Gb SATA3 Corsair Force GT Raid-0, 4x1Tb RAID-5, 1x500GB
Display(s) 1x LG 27UD69P (4k), 2x Dell S2340M (1080p)
Case Antec 1200
Audio Device(s) Onboard Realtek® ALC898 8-Channel High Definition Audio
Power Supply Seasonic 1000-watt 80 PLUS Platinum
Mouse Logitech G602
Keyboard Rosewill RK-9100
Software Ubuntu 17.10
Benchmark Scores Benchmarks aren't everything.
Corsair usually makes pretty good products. I got a set of 1866 corsair DIMMs for a 2600k rig and they run plenty well. There are sticks you can get that have tighter timings if you're willing to pay for them but it's not like it will make night and day difference.

Personally I've been pretty happy with my G.Skill memory and I've always have had pretty good luck with Crucial. I've been looking at upgrading one of my rigs with a set of Crucial Ballistix Tactical. It's low profile memory, has pretty tight timings, and run at 1.35v. It costs a little more than the Corsairs you found but I think these might be the same Sammy low-profile chips that were able to hit over 2133Mhz, so it's very possible these could clock like a bat out of hell. It might be worth it for ~£20 more, but that's up to you. Just something worth considering, but I don't think you'll have a problem with the memory you picked out already.

Just keep in mind that IVB chips clock memory really well. :cool:

Mar 12, 2009
1,042 (0.32/day)
System Name Machine XII
Processor Phenom II 1155T
Motherboard Asus M4A88TD-M EVO/USB3
Cooling Custom Water Cooling
Memory 8Gb ddr3 1600mhz XMS 3
Video Card(s) HD5970 2Gb
Storage 128Gb Sandisk SATAIII 6G/s
Display(s) 19" + 23" + 17"
Case micro atx case
Audio Device(s) XFi xtreme OEM
Power Supply 750W
Software Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
High speed ram only makes about a 5-10% difference with most CPUs but it does help APUs a lot because the graphics share the ram