Specially designed for AMD platforms, the G2 Series, AMD Edition memory kits deliver extreme performance for game enthusiasts and overclockers looking to seek out every ounce of performance available from their system while being easy on your wallet. The low-profile Patriot G2 series, AMD Edition modules incorporate heat-spreaders that provide excellent heat dissipation capabilities without interfering with large CPU coolers for the perfect balance of CPU and memory cooling performance while adding a touch of style to your AMD platform. Available in 4GB and 8GB kits up to 1600MHz, and a lifetime warranty, the Patriot G2 series, AMD Edition memory modules provide the best value, maximum performance and outstanding overclocking capabilities you may expect from Patriot.
Good as basic memory, decent price, but no BEMP profiles in Overdrive
Pros: Works well enough as basic ram. Low profile is nice with my large CPU cooler.
Cons: Black Edition Memory Profile apparently means nothing. The latest version of AMD Overdrive, 4.04, comes back with "no new update available" when using the BEMP feature. I have a Black Edition CPU and a mobo that fully supports overclocking of said PSU through AOD. I did juice the DRAM settings in the BIOS manually, but that shouldn't have been necessary.
Other Thoughts: AMD Phenom II 1090t @ 3.6 GHz, dual fan Cooler Master Hyper 212+, Gigabyte 890GX, HIS HD6850, Patriot G2 16GB (4 X 4GB) DDR3 1600, BFG 650W PSU, 1 TB WD Caviar Blue, Cooler Master HAF 922, Windows 7 Pro 64b
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“Works well enough as basic ram. Low profile is nice with my large CPU cooler.”— Don Alejandro 7/26/2011