Patriot G2 (GAMER 2) 1600MHz CL9 8GB Review

👤by David Mitchelson Comments 📅01-04-11

Product on Review: Patriot Gamer 2 (PGD38G1600ELK)
Manufacturer and Sponsor: Patriot Memory
Street Price: 89.99 inc. VAT (At time of review

It was at the very end of last year that Patriot Memory announced the commencement of a new series named Gamer 2 (G2 for short). This new series of memory, again, like many of our recent memory product reviews is focussed on the new Sandy Bridge platform. Apart from their attractive price-tag they also have a number of pleasing characteristics - they are extremely low profile, so much so that the heatspreaders are in fact shorter than the modules they cover. They are also said to give impressive performance figures too.

Being the first Patriot review at Vortez we are excited at the prospect of this product review. Hopefully it will be all smiles! Today we will be looking at a 1600MHz 8GB kit with CAS timings of 9-9-9-24 at 1.65v. Lets waste no more time and begin our analysis of Patriot Memory's Gamer 2 series.

Patriot's take on the G2 Series:
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 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..

XMP Ready
CAS Latency
- 9-9-9-24
- 8GB (4GB x2)
- DDR3-1600 (PC3 12800)
Test Voltage
- 1.65 Volts
Error Checking
- Non-ECC
- 240-pin DIMM
- Lifetime

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