Patriot Memory, a global provider of premium quality memory module and flash memory solutions, celebrated the launch of the Intel Core i7/Intel X58 Express Chipset by debuting its first retail wide release of the Viper Series Extreme Performance PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600) 6GB & 3GB Tri-Channel Enhanced Latency Kits at Micro Center. Designed specifically for the new Intel Core i7 architecture, the Viper Series Extreme Performance Tri-Channel kit is fully optimized for the latest Intel XMP profile. Coupled with Core i7 processor's new Integrated Memory Controller (IMC), Viper Series Tri-Channel kits provide an out of box over-clocking solution for enthusiasts, gamers and over-clockers to fully utilize its extreme memory bandwidth. "XMP certified memory will not only define the future of enthusiast computing, but also represent Patriot's decades of experience in DRAM technology and it's recognition by our partners," commented by Paul Jones, CEO of Patriot Memory. Patriot's Viper Series Extreme Performance Tri-Channel kits are built based on selected low voltage chips and is 100% hand tested to ensure flawless compatibility. "We tested the Patriot Viper Series 6GB 1600MHz Kit with the Asus P6T; it worked flawlessly - good bang for your buck in performance memory" added by Jerrod Alatalo, Product Manager at Micro Center. As the selected Tri Channel memory product bundled with the new Intel Core i7, the Viper Extreme Performance 1600 series will be available at all 21 Micro Center locations nation wide and at Micro Center. The store page for the 3 GB PVT33G1600ELK can be found here, and for the 6 GB PVT36G1600ELK here.