ADATA’s new releases feature specs that hold their own against the product offerings of the big wigs in the US memory market. The XPG Xtreme memory kits feature a standard voltage of 1.65V paired with a data transfer rate of 2133MHz, making these one of the fastest memory kits on the market. While most regular users do fine with transfer rates of 1066MHz or 1333MHz, gamers can utilize the souped-up transfer rate of these memory modules to ensure that their gaming rig is not bottlenecked by their memory speeds. Latency timings of 10-11-11-30 help squeeze out the most power possible from these memory sticks, allowing the memory to reach a bandwidth of up to 34.1GB/s. Even the most demanding of power users should have no qualms with the speed and responsiveness that these memory sticks provide. High grade aluminum heat sinks found directly on the memory kits facilitate heat transfer away from the memory modules, allowing greater overhead for overclocking as well as prolonging the lifespan of the modules. Support for IntelTM XMP gives power users the convenience of quickly switching memory clock timing profiles, which is a great feature for overclockers who sometimes push the limits of their hardware just a little too much. Though these memory modules aren’t the cheapest out there at $89.99 (8GB) and $189.99 (16GB), the impressive latency timings and high quality heat sinks help differentiate these modules from the rest of the pack, justifying their slightly higher-than-average price point.
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