You can purchase fairly just a few RAM for north of $800, otherwise you’ll seize the quickest reminiscence bundle on the planet, Corsair’s new 16GB (2x8GB) Vengeance LPX DDR4-4866. It is the one bundle formally rated for DDR4-4866 on the planet appropriate now.
I’ve a sneaky suspicion G.Experience will regulate to swimsuit with a bundle of reminiscence that’s equally as quick, or possibly a bit sooner, nonetheless for now Corsair maintains bragging rights. The caveat, in reality, is the associated fee—Corsair fees $984.99 on its web site on-line, whereas Newegg has it listed for $859.99. Every method, it is an ultra-expensive bundle.
Corsair screens every reminiscence chip for validation in its Vengeance LPX line. For this categorical bundle, we think about the binning course of yields comparatively few chips that hit 4,866MHz, on account of this reality a part of the explanation why the worth is so excessive.
The mannequin new reminiscence bundle ought to work in any trendy platform, although it is designed notably for third-gen Ryzen purposes. Your mileage will range if plopping this into an Intel system, or possibly a precedent days AMD rig.
Heck, even some X570 setups would possibly require some finagling. Corsair is basing its velocity score on exams carried out on choose motherboards—Asus ROG Crosshair VIII System, MSI Meg X570 Godlike, and MSI Standing X570 Creation.
At full throttle, timings on this bundle verify in at 18-26-26-46. These are fairly free, apart from CL, nonetheless do it’s important to’re really in a position to hit 4,866MHz, it should not matter slightly quite a bit.
To maintain up temps beneath administration, Corsair encompasses a fan attachment that sits atop the RAM and supplies direct cooling. It’s very optionally obtainable, nonetheless you’ll have a greater shot at hitting loopy excessive frequencies.
It is a neat achievement for constructive, nonetheless not one that gives any semblance of bang in your buck. Even amongst premium kits, 16GB DDR4-4800 kits may be had for tons quite a bit a lot much less (although nonetheless not low-cost). For instance, G.Experience’s 16GB Trident Z Royal DDR4-4800 prices $439.99, and Corsair’s non-public 16GB Vengeance LPX DDR4-4800 is $699.99.
However, to make sure that you the quickest RAM on the planet and are able to pay a premium for it, this DDR4-4866 bundle in the interim holds the crown. Liquid nitrogen not required.