With memory prices continuing to plummet, now is a great time to be looking for memory upgrades. Winter hardware releases are in full swing, there is competition from both Intel and AMD, and the Red brand has thoroughly fixed the memory issues of generations past. No longer do users have to worry about memory compatibility or shopping for expensive AMD-branded kits. With 3200 MHz natively supported on the new Ryzen platform, options for enthusiasts have never been more open.
This is not the first time I have taken a look at the XPG SPECTRIX D60G from ADATA. I first looked at a pair of 3200 MHz kits last year. This time, I have a single kit with Ryzen optimized timings.
The XPG SPECTRIX D60G is a "DDR4 RGB Memory" kit; it says so right on the front of the box. This is a memory kit that has been designed from the ground up to be the ultimate RGB LED solution for the memory market. The XPG SPECTRIX D60G has more RGB lighting per square millimeter than any other memory module on the market, and a massive "diamond cut" diffuser to show it off.
It's not all about looks, though. No matter how pretty a kit, performance has to be there to match. The XPG SPECTRIX D60G comes in speeds of up to 4133 MHz, with my new kit coming in at a Ryzen optimal 3600 MHz. I now need to find out if the XPG SPECTRIX D60G can truly outshine the competition.
|Tested Capacity:||16 GB (8 GB x2)|
|Tested Voltage:||1.45 V|
|PCB Type:||8 layers|
|Form Factor:||288-pin DIMM|