- Model Number: KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX
- Item Package Quantity: 1
- RAM Memory Technology: DDR3
- Form Factor: Desktop
- Memory Storage Capacity: 8 GB
Kingston Technology HyperX 8 GB (2x4 GB Modules) 1600 MHz DDR3 Dual Channel Kit (PC3 12800) 240-Pin SDRAM KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX
- 8GB Kit including two 4GB modules of 1600MHz Class 9 DDR3 Desktop Memory
- Utilizes HyperX module with faster latency timing for higher performance and speed
- Specifically designed and tested for compatibility in various makes and models of desktop computers
- From the industry leader in PC memory
- Non-ECC Low-Latency 240-pin unbuffered DIMM type
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Kingston HyperX Genesis Memory
The revolution of high performance memory begins with HyperX Genesis. With the largest range of speed and capacity offerings from Kingston HyperX, this product line has something for everyone. Whether you're a hardcore gamer, PC modder, content creator, or multi-tasker, Genesis will give your system the performance boost to take on the most intensive applications.
HyperX Genesis meets the specific needs of everyone from the entry-level PC enthusiast to the seasoned pro with frequencies from 1333MHz-2400MHz and capacities up to 64GB. Available in dual, triple and quad channel kits.
Sleek Low Height Design
HyperX Genesis comes with a sleek diamond cut heatspreader to give your system a unique and dynamic look as well as greater thermal performance to enhance memory reliability. With a low height design, Genesis modules will fit under most oversized CPU coolers.
With Intel XMP profiles built into the memory modules, higher-performing frequencies, timings and voltage are attainable by simply enabling Intel's Extreme Memory Profile in BIOS.
- Speeds from 1333MHz-2400MHz and capacities up to 64GB
- Sleek design and low height heatspreader to fit
- Greater heat dissipation to enhance memory reliability
- XMP ready
Which HyperX Memory is Right for You?
|Category||Good||Better||Best||Auto-Overclocked||Low Voltage||High Capacity|
|Feature||Affordable high performance upgrade solution for an overall faster system||Wide range of speed and capacity options to further enhance your gaming and PC experience||Extreme speeds for faster boot times, application loads, and improved graphics generation||Boost your desktop or notebook performance right out of the box||High performance paired with low power consumption for cool and quiet computing||Maximize system processing power and reduce workload times|
|Customer Type||Mainstream consumer, entry-level gamer||PC professionals, hardcore gamers, content creators||Overclockers, hardware experts, extreme gamers||Gamers, mainstream consumer, entry-level enthusiasts||Environmentally-Conscious, Power-Conscious Users, Home-Theater PCs||Professional content creators, hardware experts, extreme gamers|
|Speed Options||1333MHz - 1600MHz||1333MHz - 2400MHz||1866MHz - 2666Mhz||1600MHz - 2133MHz||1600MHz||1600MHz - 2400MHz|
|Capacity Options||2GB - 16GB |
|2GB - 64GB |
dual, triple and quad channel
|8GB - 16GB |
dual and quad channel
|4GB - 16GB |
dual and quad Channel
|8GB - 64GB |
dual and quad channel
Top Customer Reviews
But, if you want to get a 100% from them, look it up on Kingston website first ([...]) to make sure it has been tested on your board. In my case, it wont work at 1600 Mhz as supposed because my Intel DP67BG is not listed as compatible. Now, I have to live with just 1333 Mhz. Not what I paid for but probably my fault.
Hope this review helps people make a better decision.
I had gotten into thinking a lot about my CPU and MB and treating RAM as commodity. I know that to over-clockers and component wonks and people who have to have the latest technology this is unthinkable but from my POV I figured that since I am not a gamer, as long as I had enough RAM of the right type- and I need a lot for programming- the exact details and the specific maker were not important to me the way my CPU or MB or disk drive speed and size were.
So I built my system and *one day* not very long after, I start to get very weird errors with crashes. Ultimately I discovered that the RAM I bought failed, as in had begun to malfunction. Now, it's a long painful way from having your system crash, at first infrequently and then often enough to be forced to stop hoping it will go away to suspecting your RAM as the culprit. Along that long unhappy road lies *just about every other combination of interactions between various possibly malfunctioning parts of your computer including software, driver, antivirus, OS, disk drive motherboard and all your motherboard components etc etc etc. Yeah.. that was a long road involving just the crappiest, most avoidant, non-native speaker, new-representative-each-time customer service you can imagine at the end of which lay exactly zero help.Read more ›
I added the EVGA GeForce GTX 650 1024MB GDDR5 DVI mHDMI Graphics Card 01G-P4-2650-KR along with a Seagate Barracuda 3 TB HDD SATA 6 hard drive. After connecting all the cables and turning on the machine, I had no issues with compatibility or hardware problems. I am using Windows 7 Home premium as the OS.
The most important thing to remember with this memory is to make sure that your motherboard and memory are compatible. Check the manufacturer's websites for compatibility.
This memory is fast and works well. I have owned Kingston brand memory in another machine that is currently 6 plus years old with no issues. Not that I would worry as this memory has a lifetime warranty.
I found out why the WEI dropped to 7.8. By changing to the default 1333MHz profile (1333MHz, 9-9-9-27, 1.5V) and manually increase the frequency to 1600 MHz, voltage to 1.55V, and the timings to auto, the timings got to 9-11-11-29! (WTF?) So no wonder even WEI recognize it as being slower than XMP 1600 MHz, 9-9-9-27, 1.65V). That being said, even though the system seems to be stable according to p95 and IBT, games like crysis crashes frequently (quit to desktop, not BSOD though). I am suspecting either I did something wrong with the CPU OC or the memory. Will try to figure out.
Meanwhile, as I read more and more, I am just getting increasingly angry at those memory sticks. I mean who makes 1600 MHz/1.65V memory nowadays? Even though it's debated whether 1.65V will damage the ivy bridge chipset, why can't Kingston make 1600MHz/1.5V memory recommended by Intel? The competitors like G.SKill or Corsair all make 1600MHz/1.5V memory at the same price.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is 1333MHz instead of 1600MHz by default. Be aware! However, it still works after three years.Published 3 months ago by Yan
I've had these for the past few years and finally writing a review and it hasn't failed me once.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer