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Patriot Viper Steel DDR4 16GB 2 x 8GB 3600MHz Kit w Gunmetal Grey heatshield

Last Updated: June 16, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.2
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
316
Old Reviews
9
Unverified
8
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Review Summary - 299 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Memory
 82
memory, ryzen, mhz, xmp, ddr4
+82%
-18%
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" ...  I just got this ram on lightning deal, slapped it in my pc, it booted a-ok and is stable at the same timings and frequency I used on my old 8gb Gskill stick. ... 1tb Crucial P1 nvme m.2 drive, along with 2 seagate rotational drives for mass storage, and a pny 240gb sata ssd  ...  "
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" ...  Had this memory installed in a new system build with a Ryzen 7 3800x and RX 5700xt.  ...  "
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" ...  Very fairly usable and valuable RAM module.  ...  "
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" ...  great fast ram to pair with my r5 3600.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice looking ram with zero RGB.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 2 so I have all 4 dimm slots populated running at 4133MHZ at CL16 @ 1.48 - 32GB ... All in all im very happy with the ram.  ...  "
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" ...  Laptop instantly found RAM.  ...  "
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" ...  It's great RAM, I just got unlucky.  ...  "
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Overall performance
 67
cpu, timings, ram, advertised speed, 3600
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Even though I wasn't able to run this kit at it's rated speed, I never expected to. ... CPU @ 3.9GHz with 1.35V.  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job and was a great deal at the time  ...  "
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" ...  This ram is super fast, i paired it with the 2700x AMD Ryzen CPU, and i'm surprised how well the 2 compliment each other. ... At first i was worried about how fast only one stick of ram would actually be but its blazing fast and no issues installing the ram, the price was a bit hefty for 16Gb and i assume its because this only one stick of ram, the 2 module kits are cheaper for some reason.  ...  "
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" ...  the price for the speed is the best one on the market. ... for intel users, i could make this kit run at 4400mhz CL18 without problems.  ...  "
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" ...  I received 3 of what I ordered and one stick that’s of a lower speed. ... The product itself seems very solid and was working fine albeit at a lesser speed than purchased.  ...  "
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" ...  Would highly recommend for overclocking!  ...  "
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" ...  Had an i5 HP laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Shows the advertised speed in bios and task manager.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 28
issues, worked, fine, weeks, sticks
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Once I figured out how I overclocked it to 3000 and it has been working fine at that speed since.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, I'm satisfied with this purchase and hopefully I can continue to use them when I switch to Zen 2 this year (which is not a given, sadly).  ...  "
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" ...  Been running fast and stable for about 4 weeks now with no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  No errors in membench.  ...  "
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" ...  Have had it at cl14 14 14 14 30 for over a month now with no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  They're in my desktop for over a month now and working fine  ...  "
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" ...  i like that it worked right out fo the box  ...  "
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" ...  no dead sticks ... THESE ARE GENUINE SAMSUNG B-DIE Chips Single Rank  ...  "
Price
 25
money, best, performance, value for money, value
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Best value for this money.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall impressed with price/performance.  ...  "
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" ...  price and quality  ...  "
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" ...  Great value here, not much else to say  ...  "
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" ...  the price for the speed is the best one on the market.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  its great for the money  ...  "
Gaming
 22
games, ram, msi, gaming laptop, b450
+73%
-27%
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" ...  I must say this is a nice leap from 2666 ram both for gaming and productivity.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good ram for gaming pc.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice ram for gaming  ...  "
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" ...  Works well at the rated speeds and latency just by enabling XMP on my MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon board + Ryzen R7 3700x.  ...  "
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" ...  Good RAM, lasted for a while and works for gaming, just not fast enough for some games though.  ...  "
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" ...  Plugged it into my MSI b450 AC gaming motherboard and I immediately overclocked it to 4000mhz.  ...  "
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" ...  I regularly multitask with games and web browsers showing video.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, that also means it gets hotter faster and I need to run my fans on max when I want my games to look better than on my xbox one.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 20
pc, hp, recognized, screens, paired
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Works fine on an Asus VivoBook 15 F512DA.  ...  "
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" ...  Paired with Z390 Aorus Master + i9 9900k.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this pair to add to the 16gb currently in my build.  ...  "
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" ...  Just work for my budget laptop, Acer.  ...  "
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" ...  Compatible with my 2019 iMac 27”.  ...  "
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" ...  Paired two 16GB kits of this with a 9900KS on a Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Master motherboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Good to my laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Item is as described and works flawlessly once installed in pc.  ...  "
Setup
 19
setup, easy, upgrade, bios, xmp
+100%
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" ...  No issues on the install .  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted Highly stable ram to match with my new x570 ryzen 5 3600x setup .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  Check reviews before purchasing and this type was worth the money easy to install improve performance  ...  "
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" ...  The installation was smooth and worked perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Xmp worked well, and was able to tune further.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install (it's ram), looks kinda neat, was a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great kit, just ensure you jump into your BIOS and set the correct speed if it doesn't automatically detect it  ...  "
Software Platform
 16
xmp, profile, pc, tm5, ryzen
+50%
-50%
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" ...  I've also used the Ryzen DRAM calculator but that also eventually fails. ... Memtest checks out okay and doesn't report any issues so I am unable to RMA it unfortunately.  ...  "
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" ...  el BIOS hace su trabajo aplica el perfil pero no puede arrancar, manualmente con las latencias y a 1,45 v como se indica es imposible máximo con una grave inestabilidad llega hasta 3800mhz y al reiniciar nuevamente falla .  ...  "
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" ...  I bougt 2 of them, random artifacts, random bluescreen errors, random shutdowns, random freezes.  ...  "
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" ...  3600 and 3733MHz train and POST with the CL18 XMP profile but are completely unstable, resulting in a Memory_Management BSOD on Windows while booting up.  ...  "
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" ...  It gave me problems and now I sold it from Facebook!  ...  "
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" ...  PC turned on loaded into started to load into Windows and BSOD . ... Same message, couldn't boot into Windows, unplugged system put old ram in and . ... Spent 4 straight hours trying to get into Windows and nothing tried troubleshooting and nothing.  ...  "
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" ...  I didn't have to updated the bios to get it to work with XMP Profiles.  ...  "
Build Quality
 11
solid, set, product, feels, case
+73%
-27%
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" ...  This product has been a solid piece of work.  ...  "
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" ...  Only had tiny problem in lack of experience installing one so I underestimated how durable they were when pushing into the slot.  ...  "
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" ...  Dropped into a newly built ryzen 5 3600 system set them to 3600 and they run like a dream  ...  "
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" ...  all wrapped up in an ancient cheiftec mini dragon case  ...  "
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" ...  This is for my black and steel build.  ...  "
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" ...  They look awesome with the metal cover on them!  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great I’m my new build.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 10
easy, well, use, stable, 14
+90%
-10%
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" ...  With 16gb I should be able to breeze through tasks easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  It is very stable & easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Want xmp (easy)- hmm almost  ...  "
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" ...  3200mhz 14.14.14.14.34 easy  ...  "
Marketplace
 9
advertised, patriot, part, number, die
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Good as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  THESE ARE GENUINE SAMSUNG B-DIE Chips Single Rank  ...  "
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" ...  Cheapest stick for $28 I can find here at Amazon .  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Recomended seller, faster delivery to colombia.  ...  "
For Running
 7
timings, running, even, 36, 16
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Will even run tighter timings.  ...  "
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" ...  I installed these and they run at 2667mhz which was a pleasant surprise.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm running this at 3600mhz with 16-18-18-36 for timings, better than what's listed here.  ...  "
Delivery
 7
dead, arrived, arrival
+29%
-71%
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" ...  Dead on arrival.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered 2 and one was doa.  ...  "
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" ...  Was dead upon arrival!  ...  "
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" ...  The box was open  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was odd, initially stated a week for delivery until it actually shipped, ordered on 21st, arrived on the 24th.  ...  "
Returns
 4
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Obtained the replacement and it was also broken.  ...  "
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" ...  My choice is now use it at the slowest settings, or return it back to Amazon for refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I return them.  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
+100%
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" ...  Good as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
Fit
 3
perfectly, set, product, nice, case
+100%
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" ...  Fits kids Dell and 0 issues  ...  "
Design
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Looks and performs great  ...  "
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" ...  They look awesome with the metal cover on them!  ...  "
Comfort
 3
solid
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Feels like I got cheated.  ...  "

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