Patriot is definitely a powerhouse contender in the RAM world. With the release of Intel’s new unlocked processors, Patriot stepped up their game too. Introducing the Viper II Sector 5 edition. This is the same ram that helped Patriot make the world record during Computex 2010 for overclocking. We hope to show you if the Viper II Sector 5 can help unlock your system’s potential.
4Gb 2400mhz Kit
“The Patriot Viper II Series, ‘Sector 5’ Edition, part of the Extreme Performance (EP) Enhanced Latency line, is the ultimate performance memory solution for the Intel® P55 system platform. The Viper II Series, ‘Sector 5 Edition is built using only the highest quality pre-sorted IC’s available and are subjected to rigorous testing and validation on the P55 platform to achieve optimized performance and maximum quality. These modules are engineered to reach PC3-19200 (2400MHz) at 9-11-9-27 timings and are available in 4GB kit capacity. Each module is 100% hand-tested for quality assurance and is backed by a full lifetime warranty and industry leading customer service.”
Were going to put this hand-tested kit through its paces using industry standard memory testing software on the following specifications:
- Intel Core I5 750
- Windows 7
- Jetway H106 motherboard
- Seagate Barracuda 7200
Let’s see if it holds up.
Exterior of Box
Interior blister pack
Patriot doesn’t take any chances when they pack their performance ram. The anti-static blister pack is shipped inside a laminated cardboard box.
A closer look:
The heat spreaders are nearly Identical to the Viper II ram
I was pleased the spreaders matched my heatsink. Red is a common color within cases and it never hurts to match.