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Patriot Viper Xtreme 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model PX538G1600LLK

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  • DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
  • Timing 8-9-8-24
  • CAS Latency 8
  • Voltage 1.65V

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Pwn the competition and frag your enemies with blistering-fast DDR3 1600 SDRAM. Patriot Viper Xtreme Series memory is engineered for high speeds and low latency using the highest quality pre-sorted IC and is rigorously tested and validated to achieve maximum performance and stability, perfect for video game enthusiasts and overclockers. You’ll also enjoy reduced data bottlenecks by taking advantage of dual channel technology on compatible motherboards.

Heat management is always important for any PC builder and enthusiast. Patriot understands this concern, which is why this memory comes with a custom designed heat shield solution with an outer shield built around a copper core, which transfer heat quickly and dissipates heat by exposing it to cool air over a greater surface area and will look great in any case. These DIMMs also operate at a flexible 1.65V for better internal temperatures for overclocking versatility. Upgrade your PC today and know the freedom that Viper Xtreme Series memory brings!

  • newegg Patriot Viper Xtreme DDR3 SDRAM With enhanced latency, the Viper Xtreme Series memory demonstrates its versatility at a high frequency of 1600MHz and low timing of 8-9-8-24, making it ideal for all extremists and enthusiasts.
  • newegg DDR3 1600 DDR3 1600 delivers amazing performance and platform compatibility with up 12.8GB/s memory bandwidth per channel for the ultimate work and gaming power!
  • newegg Advanced Heat-spreader The Patriot Viper Xtreme Series memory module is equipped with a custom designed heat solution which is constructed from 6 grams of copper at its core paired with extruded aircraft-grade aluminum outer shield for efficient heat dissipation to ensure system stability.
  • newegg Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profiles 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.

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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): Lifetime
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): Lifetime
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    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Memory 10/7/2012 7:40:54 PM

Pros: Inexpensive, copper heatsinks, stable, overclockable :)

Cons: is there?

Overall Review: running 16 gigs (4 x2) currently @ 1866 cuz my board had the option, on MSI 990FXA-gd65 with FX-8120 CPU :-)

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
quick fast in a hurry 4/1/2012 11:33:16 AM

Pros: great ram. i don't see how other companies can charge more for their ram that has higher CAS lat. gets a 7.5 in windows experience index.

Cons: no bacon!!!!

Overall Review: one of my mobos set timing automatically one didn't. but that wasn't hard to do.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Great RAM 3/28/2012 4:43:28 PM

Pros: The RAM worked right out of the box no issues and not a single hitch in my ASUS P8Z68-V LE. I got 4 sticks and not 1 was faulty.

Cons: None so far.

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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
2/ 5
1 stick DOA 3/7/2012 3:08:19 PM

Pros: I imagine it would be good if it worked

Cons: DOA

Overall Review: 1 stick was DOA now I'm a week in waiting for a repalcement. regret splurging on this RAM. should have gone with something cheaper that might have actually come in working order just thankful it was easy to figure out what was causing the problem

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Manufacturer Response:
Dear Valued Customer,

I'm sorry to hear that one of your sticks was defective. Please don't hesitate to send me an e-mail and I'll be glad to assist you in replacing the memory.

Kind Regards,
Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
5/ 5
So far so good 1/14/2012 9:57:25 PM

Pros: Cheap RAM, speed rated at 8-9-8 24 but my computer says its actually running 7-8-8-24 or something like that, which is great. Lots of reviews saying DOA problems, but i bought 4 sticks and my rig is firing on all cyllinders.

Cons: Took a long time to get here

Overall Review: All in all fantastic deal.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Excellent Memory 11/26/2011 9:10:38 AM

Pros: Completely stable using the XMP profile in my Evga P55LE motherboard. I even have it mixed in with some older Patriot 1600Mhz memory that I bought a couple of years ago for a combined 12gb.

Cons: None

Overall Review: People that I've seen contact Patriot for support have gotten top-notch guidance and service. All in all just a great company.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Great product 11/17/2011 7:31:59 PM

Pros: Installed with no trouble. System saw it and ran great. Good price.

Cons: None

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
4/ 5
Had 2 for a while 10/17/2011 8:15:36 AM

Pros: Great RAM so far, does exactly as I wanted, never really having problems running anything.

Cons: One of the two sticks died on me. It began to cause my computer to overheat as long as I had it in. Guess I need to contact the manufacturer.

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