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Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model PV38G160C9K

  • DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
  • Timing 9-9-9-24
  • Cas Latency 9
  • Voltage 1.5V

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): Lifetime
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): Lifetime
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  • nicholas s.
  • 8/14/2015 8:41:44 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdead

Pros: cheep.you get what you pay for

Cons: one stick came doa! the ohter craped out on my at about 6 months

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Nicholas,

Thank you for your purchase and review of our Viper 3 memory. It's quite unusual to hear that the memory only worked for such a short period. Rest assured that our memory is 100% hand tested and backed by lifetime warranty. If you haven't already done so, please allow us to replace the memory by sending us an e-mail: support@patriotmem.com.

Thank you for choosing Patriot Memory

Warm Regards,
Patriot Support

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  • Bill R.
  • 5/17/2015 5:45:43 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsTwo out of 4 have failed

Pros: none

Cons: The sticks provide a lot of memory for the price, but have been totally unreliable for me.

Other Thoughts: First time that I have ever had memory sticks fail. I would never buy again.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

I'm sorry to hear that you had some performance issues with our memory. Please don't hesitate to send me an e-mail. I'll be glad to troubleshoot the issue.

Thank you for choosing Patriot Memory!

Best Regards,
Benjamin
Patriot Memory Customer Care
Support@Patriotmem.com

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  • Oliver K.
  • 11/23/2014 8:27:24 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsWorking flawlessly

Pros: Works at advertised speed - never a hick-up (knock on wood).

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: Probably faster RAM available for the price nowadays, but this one has worked out great for me.

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  • Charles R.
  • 9/7/2014 11:26:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdied after 60 days

Pros: Worked great for 2 months

Cons: Started getting I/O errors that would cause my whole computer to freeze, finally traced it back to the RAM after running a RAM check, removed the bad sticks and computer now working on 3 year old ram at half the capacity until I can replace these two bad sticks. Died after RMA, now I have to try and go through patriot to replace them.

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  • Vincent B.
  • 7/8/2014 1:14:21 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat memory

Pros: This memory is great! Looks good, built sturdy, and performs very well. XMP and AMD profiles recognized in UEFI bios and was automatically configured to spec.

Cons: The edges of the memory are not quite razor sharp, but it is where you need to apply pressure to insert into ram slot. you definitely don't want to insert putting pressure on the heatsinks themselves.. that is a disaster at the ready!

Other Thoughts: What I said is accurate. But check it out yourself. I am not afraid of fact checking, I'm not todays' news or media ;)

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  • Matt P.
  • 6/12/2014 8:03:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood but overpriced

Pros: No problems with this ram it's running in a friend's machine.

Cons: The cost is outrageous and unjustified now, I gave nearly a third of the price not two years ago. Media hype has said that desktops will be used less so they jack the price on Ram, but real reports indicate no drop in desktop use, check CPU mag for details. People still use computers, yeah they all use their iToys but still use desktops, and the pricing is stupidly insane on desktop ram.

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  • Patricia B.
  • 3/21/2014 8:37:32 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFirst month it failed

Pros: None.

Cons: It simply failed.

Other Thoughts: It would be nice if I got new sticks if they are not going to fail on me again.

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  • Alexander Z.
  • 12/29/2013 12:39:46 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood RAM, Different from picture

Pros: -Works as RAM should, have not encountered any problems.

Cons: -I bought this particular RAM for an all black/gold build. In the picture, you see a black RAM module with black metal enclosing it. I was surprised to find out that the actual RAM module was green. Most of this green part is hidden by the RAM socket, nonetheless there are some green parts visible. I am deducting an egg because I chose this module over a 1866mhz one at the same price (on sale) just because of it's advertised look.

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  • Roberto H.
  • 12/1/2013 10:05:36 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsReally good deal

Pros: Fast and sufficient for gaming.

$35 at the time, what a steal!

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Slight issue with timing but it was probably my motherboard's fault/my fault for not picking carefully.
Easily bypassed, though, so no worries.

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  • Jeffrey K.
  • 11/19/2013 1:11:49 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRAM is RAM

Pros: I have had these for about a year or so and I would say they are doing just fine.

Cons: none

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