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Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600

Posted December 31, 2008 by Jake in RAM







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by Jake
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Today we’ll to be looking at another nice piece of hardware in the new mainstream DDR3 market. When talking about mainstream and memory the name Kingston should come up sometime within the conversation. For today’s memory de jour we will be testing out Kingston’s performance-oriented Hyper X DDR3 memory modules, and they’ve rolled out a new look with a light blue aluminum heat spreader lightly seasoned with a touch of elegant chrome accents. Sexy stuff indeed….not Scarlett Johansson sexy, but I digress.

For the user looking to step into the world of DDR3 and achieve higher performance but not the extreme price tag, then the Hyper X may very well be a nice choice. You’re looking at a nice set of memory for a good price with a strong company backing and years of research. Once you throw in the lifetime warranty, Kingston’s performance memory might be something nice to bring back to your computer and let its performance get a little….hyper…..(Ed: Argh)

Well before I answer that little cliffhanger back there about overclocking I’ll let you meet our HyperX DDR3 friend but let’s first introduce you to Kingston Technology who we would like to thank first and foremost for sending us their modules to review.

Founded in 1987 with a single product offering, Kingston? now offers more than 2,000 memory products that support nearly every device that uses memory, from computers, servers and printers to MP3 players, digital cameras and cell phones. In 2007, the company’s sales exceeded $4.5 billion. With global headquarters in Fountain Valley, California, Kingston employs more than 4,500 people worldwide. Regarded as one of the ?Best Companies to Work for in America? by Fortune magazine, Kingston?s tenets of respect, loyalty, flexibility and integrity create an exemplary corporate culture. Kingston believes that investing in its people is essential, and each employee is a vital part of Kingston?s success.

Now let’s get go see how this RAM kit performs.



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