Patriot Viper 3 Series Black Mamba PC3-19200 16GB Reviewccokeman -
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Patriot Viper 3 Series Black Mamba PC3-19200 16GB Testing:
SiSoftware Sandra 2013: In this program, I will be running the following benchmarks: Memory Bandwidth and Transactional Memory Throughput. Higher score are better in the Bandwidth test while lower scores are better in the transactional memory test.
X.264 Benchmark: This benchmark is used to measure the time it takes to encode a 1080p video file into the x.264 format. The default benchmark is used with an average of all four tests on each pass taken as the result.
AIDA64 Extreme Edition is a software utility designed to be used for hardware diagnosis and benchmarking. I will be using the Cache and Memory benchmark to test each module’s read, write, and copy bandwidth, as well as the latency test.
Higher is Better
At 2400MHz, the Patriot Viper 3 modules show some strengths and weaknesses that follow through for the most part when overclocked to 2800MHz. The much looser timings required to get to 2800MHz tend to drop performance.