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Patriot Viper 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model PVT36G1600LLK

  • DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
  • Timing 8-8-8-24
  • Cas Latency 8
  • Voltage 1.65V
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Patriot's Viper memory is as quick as its serpentine namesake. The low 8-8-8-24 latencies are supplemented by support for the Intel XMP specification. This 6GB DDR3 1600 kit comes with custom Aluminum Copper Composite heat shields with ribs and fins for exceptional cooling even when you push your system and its settings to the limits, and beyond.

These 100% tested modules come with Patriot's lifetime warranty for worry free use. They are also RoHS compliant so you know that your system's increased performance isn't hurting the environment.

  • newegg DDR3 1600 DDR3 1600 delivers amazing performance and platform compatibility with up 12800MB/s memory bandwidth per channel for the ultimate work and gaming power!
  • newegg Patriot Extreme Performance Series DDR3 SDRAM Patriot Extreme Performance (EP) Series Low Latency DDR3 SDRAM is engineered to provide PC enthusiasts and gamers the power to perform with extreme bandwidth and low latency (8-8-8-24). Heat shields significantly improve module stability under extreme overclocking conditions.

Learn more about the Patriot Memory PVT36G1600LLK

Model

Brand
Patriot
Series
Viper
Model
PVT36G1600LLK
Type
240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM

Tech Spec

Capacity
6GB (3 x 2GB)
Speed
DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Cas Latency
8
Timing
8-8-8-24
Voltage
1.65V
Multi-channel Kit
Triple Channel Kit
Heat Spreader
Yes
Recommend Use
High Performance or Gaming Memory

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
Lifetime limited
Labor
Lifetime limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): Lifetime
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): Lifetime


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  • Myron B.
  • 5/22/2010 8:56:08 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

Pros: Used 12GB (6 sticks). Install was easiest ever (out of 5). BIOS and Windows recognized all 12GB of RAM no problem. Auto select speed in BIOS defaulted to 1066. Had to manually set it to 1600. Don't know if that's a short coming of the RAM or the board.

Stress tested with prime95 with no problems.

Cons: Heat spreader are tall and might cause problems with certain builds. Wasn't a issue with mine though they only cleared the CPU heat-sink by about 1/8th inch.

Other Thoughts: ASUS P6X58D-E
Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition
Windows 7 Pro
Thermalright U120eXtrem1366RT R-C

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  • Anthony B.
  • 4/24/2010 11:35:08 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Memory!

Pros: Using the XMP Profile these modules work wonderfully on my P6X58D-Premium. I am very particular about my systems and stress test new builds at stock settings before I proceed further. These took everything in stride. The tall heatspreaders might interfere with some CPU coolers but most should do just fine. They do work though as they run much cooler than my XMS3 with standard heatspreaders

Cons: Honestly can't think of any at this time.

Other Thoughts: Looks like there was a problem with Gigabyte boards which affect this kit's ratings a bit but I assure you they're fine on the Asus P6X58D-Premium and I would imagine they would be the same on Asus' other X58 boards.

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  • Charles W.
  • 4/16/2010 7:56:00 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent ram

Pros: Fast ram, easy to set up at 1600 with XMP, color matches my Gigabyte motherboard

Cons: Nothing yet.

Other Thoughts: The heatsinks are kind of tall, but this did not negatively effect my build.

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  • John C.
  • 1/19/2010 12:12:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsXMP

Pros: XMP makes getting 1600MHz as simple as one bios setting.
Blue heat sink sort of matches the blue motif in my case.

Cons: Not really a con, but from the images I thought the heat sinks were a metallic blue instead of the flat blue they are.
Price - not the cheapest 1600MHz DDR3, but still less than the Dominators (at least when I bought these).

Other Thoughts: Antec 900
Core i7 920
OCZ Vertex SSD (60GB)
Patriot Viper 1600MHz (6GB)
XFX 5770
Zalman CNPS 9700 NT (replaced fan with blue LED fan)
Corsair 650HX
NZXT Sentry-2 (molex fan speed controller)

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  • Jerome O.
  • 1/13/2010 1:20:42 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggspatriot rock !!

Pros: this memory is the best part of my computer. windows 7 rate it 7.9 Better than my core i7 or hard drive score

Cons: NONE

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  • James S.
  • 1/4/2010 10:06:00 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Ram

Pros: No problems runs at stated speed and timings

Cons: Color, if you can really call that a con. Otherwise none.

Other Thoughts: Running with a Intel DX58SO, i7 965 Extreme and a Vapor HD5870 ...Fast.

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  • steven c.
  • 12/30/2009 9:18:19 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsSIMPLY AMAZING

Pros: OVERCLOCKS REALLY WELL ON ASROCK MOBO'S. i BOUGHT THIS AS A REPLACEMENT FOR KINGSTON HYPERX RAM THAT I HAD TO RETURN FOR A BAD RAM STICK. ALLOWED ME TO JUMP MY I7 920 FROM 3.8 TO 4.2GHZ OC. i WILL DEFINITLY BUY ANOTHER SET

Cons: NONE

Other Thoughts: i THOUGHT THE HEATSINKS WERE GOING TO FALL OFF OR BEND BUT THEY ARE ON THERE REALLY GOOD

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  • Tu F.
  • 12/21/2009 1:46:01 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsthis thing can do some damage!

Pros: got 2 sets of this as a gift, worked out of the box! overclocks like its mad! 1710MHz @ 7-7-7-20 1T yeah i know!

Cons: too tall! will not fit under my heatsink (i got the Cooler Master Gemin II) right out of the box

Other Thoughts: i do quite a bit overclocking and benchmarking test and with out any crzay stuff on air i got my 920 to 4.51 and running super pi sub9min now just need a little tune with it

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  • pinakin p.
  • 12/10/2009 2:41:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPatriot Mem

Pros: Works as advertised.

Cons: None

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  • Dixit S.
  • 12/8/2009 8:17:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks just fine on the Gigabyte EX58-UD4P

Pros: Ram is solid, heat sink is build very nicely unlike other chips where the heat sinks are just barely holding on. These seem like they are solidly built. Ive managed to run the ram at 1560mhz (FSB at 195x21multi=4.1ghz). For some reason at 1600mhz (200x21=4.2ghz) Im getting alot of failures on OCCT and Prime. And Ive nailed it down to the Ram since I can continue to shoot the vcore higher and same rounding errors come up. QPI/VTT is fairly high as well with no change. So not sure if this RAM can truly hold 1600mhz

Cons: Be nice if I could run these at 1600mhz or even 1700mhz. I bought this ram after looking at tests where they showed these could easily run 1800mhz. I cant even get the rated 1600mhz to run. And for those of you who believe Memtest is the answer, no, memtest doesnt hit the RAM hard enough. Prime95 or OCCT with large RAM option really slams the RAM more than memtest ever will or can do.

Other Thoughts: Im not knocking any eggs off as its performing dammmn fast as it is. Yes I would like to get to 1600 or 1700, but im at 1560, Im going to knock an egg off for 40mhz? Come on now. No way....

I am however going to try a few more things before I call it quits on pushing this OC higher on my i7 920 setup. Im going to try to bump the DRAM voltage up higher, thats really the only thing left besides everything else that I kept clicking up a few notches each time I ran into a rounding error. So now time to get to upping the DRAM voltage. I have it set to 1.66v on the BIOS (cant select 1.65, only 1.64 or 1.66 on Gigabyte boards), but looking at Everest readings the RAM is only seeing 1.63v. So maybe I need to bump it to 1.68 in the bios. Shouldnt be any issue.

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