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Patriot Gamer 2 8GB DDR3-1600

Posted March 3, 2011 by Jake in RAM







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Features and Specifications

From Patriot: "The Patriot G2 Series, Division 2 Edition DDR3 memory kits are specifically designed for the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors; Intel® 6 Series platform. The G2 Series delivers the high-performance PC gamers demand at price tags that are easy on the wallet. The low-profile Patriot G2 series sport sleek air-craft grade extruded aluminium heat-spreaders for enhanced cooling performance that delivers superior stability during long hours of gaming, and adds a touch of style to your 2nd Generation Intel® Core&trade powered system. Built using high-quality pre-screened IC’s and vigorously tested these G2 Series modules are available in 4GB and 8GB kits at 1600MHz with 9-9-9-24 timings. Each kit is 100% hand tested for quality assurance and is back by a lifetime warranty and industry leading customer support. The Patriot G2 series memory modules are the best value for PC gamers seeking maximum performance from their 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor powered system."

Here are the specifications of the Patriot Gamer 2 8GB DDR3-1600 Dual Channel memory kit:

  • Kit: 2 x 240-pin DDR3 Double sided DIMM
  • Module Size: 8GB (2 x 4GB) Dual Channel
  • Module Part No: PGD38G1600ELK
  • Rated Speed: 1600MHz (PC3-12800)
  • Rated Timings: 9-9-9-24
  • Rated Voltage: 1.65v
  • XMP Profile: Yes

It is worth noting these modules support XMP profiles for quick and simple setup.

The Gamer 2 product line is new for Patriot, and modules come in 4GB and 8GB kits, with speeds of 1333MHz and 1600MHz, a good range to suit just about any need or budget. We’re looking at the 8GB kit today, which is comprised of 2 x 4GB modules, and leaves room for expansion if necessary for two additional sticks, should you be the type that needs 16GB of dual channel goodness. At a price of about $103 USD for 8GB, this is an excellent deal for a Sandy Bridge kit.

let’s take a closer look at these Gamer 2 modules.

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