Kingston HyperX Genesis DDR3 2133MHz Memory Review

Posted March 27, 2012 by Sam Chen in Reviews
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Ever been shopping for memory lately? Today, you simply can’t cross the memory market without hearing the name “Kingston” floating around. Ever since the debut of their first products all the way back in 1987, Kingston has expanded into becoming one of the largest memory products specialists in the world.

Today we’ll be reviewing the Kingston Genesis 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 2133MHz CL11 quad channel memory kit designed for the X79 Intel Sandy Bridge-E platform. As Kingston’s enthusiast grade memory line, the Hyper X Genesis memory offers an array of speed and capacities to cover a wide range of needs. Today’s Genesis 16GB kit is rated at 2133MHz and 1.65V by default, and looks very cool with a frosty blue metallic shine on the low profile heat spreader.

Sounds good on paper, but what kind of performance can we expect? Let’s find out!

Specifications

System Desktop
Memory Type DDR3
MB Chipset Tested Intel X79
CAS Latency 11-12-11-30-2T
Capacity 16GB (4x4GB)
Speed DDR3-2133
Voltage 1.65 Volts
Height 30mm
Registered/Unbuffered Unbuffered
Error Checking Non-ECC
Type 240-pin DIMM
Warranty Lifetime

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Sam Chen

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