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G.SKILL Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-16GAR

  • DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
  • Timing 9-9-9-24
  • Cas Latency 9
  • Voltage 1.5V
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This G.SKILL Ares Series memory kit is designed to complement the dual channel based chipsets, and eliminates data bottleneck by doubling your memory bandwidth. Optimized for speed, low latency and high stability, Ares Series memory is the perfect solution to build a responsive system.

  • newegg Dual-Channel DDR3 1600 Reaching the optimal balance between the sheer speed of DDR3 and low latency, this G.SKILL F3-1600C9D-16GAR DDR3 memory kit is rated at 1600MHz 9-9-9-24 to provide ample computing capability for the Intel Z77/Z75/B75/H77/X79/Z68/P67 and AMD9-series/8-series/A75/A55 platforms.
  • newegg Support for Intel XMP Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP) technology provides a robust, profile-based overclocking solution for novice and experienced overclockers - easily overclock your platform by selecting the predefined profile in the BIOS, or manually adjust frequency and timings to extract maximum performance from your system.

Learn more about the G.SKILL F3-1600C9D-16GAR

Model

Brand
G.SKILL
Series
Ares Series
Model
F3-1600C9D-16GAR
Type
240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM

Tech Spec

Capacity
16GB (2 x 8GB)
Speed
DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Cas Latency
9
Timing
9-9-9-24
Voltage
1.5V
ECC
No
Buffered/Registered
Unbuffered
Multi-channel Kit
Dual Channel Kit
Features
16GB ultra high capacity memory

Low profile heat spreader for better compatibility with extra large CPU coolers and small form factor PCs

Compatible with Intel LGA1155/LGA1156 and AMD AM3/Llano/AM3+ platforms

Intel XMP support for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors

To reach rated memory speed, enabling Intel XMP profile or manual BIOS tuning is required

Combination with other memory kits or modules (even with same model number) is not recommended to avoid any compatibility issues

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • Markeyse M.
  • 9/5/2014 12:13:20 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSTABLE RAM!!!

Pros: I love the stability of the RAM. The heat spreaders stay out of the way of the CPU cooler.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: I like to match up my components as much as possible. So I bought the Cosair RAM to match the SSD. It wasn't as good, as whenever I tried to force it to 1600MHz or use XMP, it would have hang ups in the OS or other weird things where I had to put it back to 1333MHz. No with the G.Skills

My only problem is now I have to fill six more slots :/

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  • Jason P.
  • 8/16/2014 9:34:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Worked as expected.

Cons: None

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  • TJ M.
  • 8/1/2014 7:55:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks

Pros: Works fine with the little 760G motherboard + FX-8350 I purchased to use as an ESXi game server.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: I will eventually purchase a second kit to max out my server at 32GB.

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  • Jonathon J.
  • 7/27/2014 2:29:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Ram

Pros: 16 gb, dual kit, matches my red heatsinks on my MoBo, low profile, 1600 is pretty basic but its not slow.

Cons: none, everything plug and played nicely

Other Thoughts: i will be buying another kit soon, very good ram

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  • james B.
  • 4/10/2014 10:58:53 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwsome

Pros: low profile worked perfectly under my H100i water cooler.
everything is loading so fast when used in association with my Crucial SSD drive

Cons: had to do a little tweaking in bios to get it to read proper speed, but other than that not a hitch

Other Thoughts: hope to be buy another 16g real soon

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  • Thomas H.
  • 2/15/2014 6:56:56 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsMake sure your OS can handle it

Pros: Only running 16g at the moment and its running fast with no issues

Cons: windows home editions only support 16 gigs (i currently have 32 gigs installed and only 16 gigs are readable) while not a con of the product should be taken into consideration

Manufacturer Response:

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Dear Customer

Thank you for your G.Skill purchase and review. Great to hear the memory is running fast with no issues. This is a perfect memory kit as it provides high performance and capacity at a low price. With 16GB of DDR3-1600, your computer will be capable of anything and everything you put it to without any lag or delays.

Windows 7 Home Basic can only address up to 8GB of RAM. Windows 7 Home Premium can address up to 16GB max. All other Windows 7 versions, and Windows 8, can support 64GB+

For any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us directly.

Thank you
GSKILL SUPPORT

Quality and customer service are our top priorities.

Tech Support Email: ustech@gskillusa.com
RMA Dept Email: rma@gskillusa.com
G.Skill Forum: http://www.gskill.us/forum/

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  • Jacques G.
  • 1/30/2014 6:44:28 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggs1st Set Defective, 2nd Set worked fine

Pros: When I received my replacement set it worked perfectly.
Low profile heatsinks

Cons: 1st set was defective. Had to pay to ship it back to newegg.

Other Thoughts: I bought these for the low profile heat sinks because of space limitations in my machine. I've rarely had issues with GSkill but the 1st set i ordered, only 1 stick worked. I RMAd with newegg who charged me to ship it back to them.

Newegg's service is starting slack off. First they started charging you for shipping and then you have to pay for return shipping even when the item is defective.

Manufacturer Response:

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Dear Customer

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. The defective module should be a one time mishap. Glad to hear the replacement kit works flawlessly. This is a high performance memory kit; make sure to configure settings in BIOS/EFI, and the system will be very fast and reliable. With 16GB, your computer will be capable of anything you put it to. For any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us directly.

Thank you
GSKILL SUPPORT

Quality and customer service are our top priorities.

Tech Support Email: ustech@gskillusa.com
RMA Dept Email: rma@gskillusa.com
G.Skill Forum: http://www.gskill.us/forum/

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  • Hope D.
  • 1/23/2014 6:04:24 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsG.SKILL Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-16GAR

Pros: Low profile heat spreader really helps with over heating. they have yet to give me any problems. and they are a cool color red

Cons: none

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  • Wayne A.
  • 1/19/2014 6:40:39 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHome server build

Pros: RAM is working great in my Server 2012 r2 Datacenter Hyper-V build. I'm actually going to order more today to max it out to 32 GB so I can throw more VMs on it.

Cons: None

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  • Geoffrey J.
  • 12/2/2013 10:25:28 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsAs some others: ! stick defective

Pros: Ill say this. To the point of faliure the sticks performed well. Never had any problems with it untill recently

Cons: Failure, Not even after 1 year of light gaming and nothing else the sticks failed. My PC wont boot with 1 of the two sticks inserted (and yes it is a specific stick) I will be replacing both sticks with a different brand very very shortly

Other Thoughts: Its nice the the RMA time was 1 month on the item. Hopefully the company has something a little more promising to say

Manufacturer Response:

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Dear Customer

We are sorry to hear a module is causing problems. Don't worry, we can take care of this right away. All G.Skill memory modules are backed by a manufacturer lifetime warranty. At any time a module is not working properly, we can have it replaced right away. Visit the G.Skill website for complete RMA procedure. The G.Skill RMA process is quick and hassle free, so your computer will be back up to full speed in no time. For any further questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to let us know.

Thank you
GSKILL SUPPORT

Quality and customer service are our top priorities.

Tech Support Email: ustech@gskillusa.com
RMA Dept Email: rma@gskillusa.com
G.Skill Forum: http://www.gskill.us/forum/

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