When faced with the difficult dilemma of whether to use performance ram, or maximize your efficiency with a high capacity kit, a bright shining light appears leading you through the fog of confusion. Let there be Patriot!
Try not to stare at it directly, it might hurt. Lets see what they say about it.
“Viper Xtreme Series, part of the Extreme Performance (EP) line, is the ultimate performance memory solution for the Intel® X58 system platform. Engineered for extreme enthusiasts and PC gamers the Viper Xtreme modules utilize our custom heat shield solution with an extruded aluminum outer shield built around a copper core to provide improved cooling. Each module has 6 grams of copper at it’s core paired with an extruded aircraft-grade aluminum outer shield. The Viper Xtreme Series are built using only the highest quality pre-sorted IC’s available and are subjected to rigorous testing and validation on the X58 platform to achieve optimized performance and maximum quality. These modules are engineered to reach 2000MHz (PC3-16000) at 9-11-9-27 timings and are available in 6GB and 12GB capacity kits and carry our lifetime warranty.”
According to Patriot this high capacity, high speed kit promises to remove the dilemma completely. They have certainly set a high bar for themselves lets take a closer look and see if the vipers strike falls short.