With the festive season just around the corner, PCR brings you the latest in Memory & Motherboards in our 12-days of Christmas, gifting guide
Spectrix D60G DDR4 RGB Memory
“The XPG SPECTRIX D60G DDR4 memory features a dual RGB light strip design that gives it the largest RGB surface area of any memory module. Now available in 3600Mhz, ideal for AMD Ryzen systems and the latest Intel chipsets.”
Specs: Model – DDR4-3600, Speed – PC4-28800, Size- 8GB x 2, Latency- CL14-15-15, Voltage – 1.45V, Heat Sink Colour – Tungsten Grey
Contact: VIP Computer Centre Ltd
KLEVV X series CRAS X RGB memory module
“The KLEVV X series includes the CRAS X RGB gaming memory module, supporting full range RGB control from ASUS/MSI/GIGABYTE/ASROCK as well as RAZER RGB software. It features light diffusion technology to maximise the compelling RGB lighting effect. This module supports Intel XMP (Extreme Memory Profile) 2.0 for one-click overclocking. Its high quality and reliability are achieved through rigorous test procedures, whilst offering reduced voltage and lower power consumption. Being QVL listed it works with major motherboards/platforms.”
Specs: 288 Pin DDR4 Unbuffered DIMM, Frequency: 3200, 3600, 4000, 8Gx1, 8Gx2, 16Gx1, 16Gx2, 8Gx2, 1.35V, 1.4V, Timing 16-18-18-38, 18-22-22-42, 19-25-25-45, RGB Support: ASUS Aura sync, MSI Mystic Light Sync, Gigabyte RGB Fusion, Asrock polychrome RGB Razer Chroma, Dimension, 133.5 x 51 x 8mm.
Contact: Integral Memory Plc.
KLEVV X series BOLT X
“The KLEVV X series BOLT X Pure aluminum heatsink supports Intel XMP (Extreme Memory Profile) 2.0 for one-click overclocking. The same rigorous test procedure ensures the highest quality and reliability. Reduced voltage & ultra-lower power consumption make it a low cost option to run. QVL approved, this device is equipped to work with mainstream motherboards.
KLEVV BOLT XR DDR4 memory kits are available in ultra-fast 4,000MHz at CL19-25-25-45 in either 8GB or 16GB (8GBx2) options, and also 3,600MHz at low-latencies of CL18-22-22-42. All kits come with single and dual pack from 8GBx1, 8GBx2, 16GBx1, to 16GBx2 capacity options.
Contact: Integral Memory Plc.
“The Gigabyte B450M-DS3H motherboard supports all AMD Ryzen 3000 processors and is backwards compatible with AMD Ryzen 2000 and 1000 processors. The rich list of features on this motherboard includes, Ultra Durable Armor for PCIe/ memory slots, USB Type-C interfaces on select boards, refined audio quality, high speed Ethernet, and the latest standard WIFI design. This makes the Gigabyte B450M-DS3H perfect for users looking to build an amazing value AMD system, packed with features.”
Specs: Type 288 Pin DDR4 Unbuffered DIMM, Frequency 3200, 3600, Capacity: 8Gx1, 8Gx2, 16Gx1, 16Gx2, Voltage: 1.35V, Timing: 16-18-18-38, 18-22-22-42,
Dimension: 133 x 33 x 5 mm, Gigabyte: B450M-DS3H, Supports AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen/2nd Gen Ryzen/1st Gen Ryzen/2nd Gen Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics/1st Gen Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics/ Athlon with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors, Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
HDMI, DVI-D Ports for Multiple Display, Ultra-Fast PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 with PCIe NVMe & SATA mode support, RGB Fusion supports RGB LED Strips in 7-Colours,
Realtek Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
MSI Z390 gaming pro carbon
“Inspired by the curve and shape of supercars, the MSI Z390 gaming pro carbon offers colourful customisation with MSI Mystic Light RGB, tuned for better performance by Core boost, DDR4 Boost, M.2 Shield Frozr, Intel Gaming LAN, Front USB 3.1 Gen2 connector. Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience.”
Specs: Supports 9th/8th Gen Intel Core/Pentium Gold/Celeron processors for LGA 1151 socket, Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4400(OC) MHz, Mystic Light: 16.8 million colours/29 effects controlled in one click, Mystic Light extension supports both RGB and rainbow LED strip, Lightning Fast Game experience: 2x TURBO M.2, Intel Optane Memory Ready, M.2 Shield Frozr, Turbo USB 3.1 GEN2
Set Core Power Free: Core Boost, 8+4 pin CPU power connector, Game Boost, DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor, Audio boost 4 with NAHIMIC 3, Pre-installed I/O Shielding: Better EMI protection and more convenience for installation
ASUS Prime series Z490M-PLUS
“ASUS’ Prime series is expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of 10th Gen Intel Core processors. Boasting a robust power design, comprehensive cooling solutions and intelligent tuning options, Prime Z490 series motherboards provide daily users and DIY PC builders a range of performance tuning options via intuitive software and firmware features.
Specs: Intel LGA 1200 socket: Ready for 10th Gen Intel Core processors,
Enhanced power solution: 8+1 DrMOS power stages, 6-layer PCB, ProCool sockets, alloy chokes and durable capacitors for stable power delivery
Comprehensive cooling: VRM heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4
ASUS OptiMem: Careful routing of traces and vias to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking, Ultrafast connectivity: Dual M.2, 1Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C support
Team T-Force XTREEM ARGB DDR4 Gaming Memory
“Team Group’s T-Force XTREEM ARGB DDR4 gaming memory’s full mirror reflection design concept leads the world in RGB memory design and creates an incomparable RGB lighting effect using optical technology and reflection.
With OC profile support, overclocking is super-easy without the hassle of manually adjusting the BIOS and is compatible with both Intel & AMD platforms. The 3200MHz to 4000Mhz speeds are ideal for those wanting smooth gameplay, but also provides reliability and fast responses in other resource-heavy programs.
Specs: RGB memory design, OC profile support, Compatible with both Intel & AMD platforms, 3200MHz to 4000Mhz speeds
Patriot Viper Steel Series 3200GHz 64GB DDR4
“Patriot Memory’s Viper Steel memory modules are designed for the latest Intel and AMD platforms with true performance in mind, providing the best performance and stability for the most demanding computer environments. Using a custom-designed, high performance aluminum heat shield for a clean, sleek steel-look inside any motherboard, the Viper Steel is made to ensure rock solid performance even when using the most taxing applications. Built from the highest quality Build of Materials, these memory modules are hand tested and validated for system compatibility with speeds from 3000MHz up to 4400MHz with XMP 2.0 support.”
Specs: Designed for latest Intel and AMD platforms, Aluminum heat shield, Speeds from 3000MHz up to 4400MHz, XMP 2.0 support
Intel i7-10700K Desktop PC
“Designed for resource-hungry applications, this overclockable 3.8GHz 10th Gen Intel i7-powered full tower PC appeals to gamers, content creators, video editors and graphic designers alike. Featuring a Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 dual-fan graphics card with 256GB WD Blue NVMe M.2 alongside a 1TB 2.5” SSD, ASRock Z490 Steel Legend motherboard, 32GB DDR4 3000MHz memory, and Cooler Master watercooling, all wrapped in the beautiful Antec P120 Crystal chassis. This processing powerhouse is also upgradable and comes with Windows 10 Home and a 3-year warranty as standard.”
Specs: Overclockable, 3.8GHz, 10th Gen Intel i7-powered full tower PC, Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 dual-fan graphics card, 256GB WD Blue NVMe M.2, 1TB 2.5” SSD, ASRock Z490 Steel Legend motherboard, 32GB DDR4 3000MHz memory, Cooler Master watercooling, Antec P120 Crystal chassis, Upgradable Pre installed with Windows 10
ASRock 4X4 BOX-V1000M Embedded Industrial PC
“ASRock Industrial’s range of fanned and fanless embedded Box PCs include Intel powered NUC Boxes and AMD Ryzen powered 4X4 Boxes, designed for entertainment, industrial usage, business applications and healthcare. These barebones units are configurable to specific applications and operating systems with room for up to 64GB memory and M.2 slots.”
Specs: Wireless 4X4 110 x 118 x 67mm frame, 2.0GHz AMD Ryzen Embedded V-Series processor, Vega 8 graphics, HDMI, DisplayPort, USB3.2 & 2.0, DC Jack, Gigabit LAN connections, low-powered, high-performance.
- Crucial 8GB DDR4-2666 UDIMM
“Crucial Desktop Memory is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to improve your system’s performance. Load programs faster, increase responsiveness, run data-intensive applications with ease, and increase your desktop’s multitasking capabilities. Make everything on your computer faster and multitask with ease.”
Specs: Speed – DDR4-2666, CAS latency – 19, DRAM family – Crucial, Density – 8GB, Brand – Crucial, Module type – UDIMM, Extended timings – 19-19-19, Technology – DDR4, Voltage – 1.2V, PC speed – PC4-21300
Trident Z RGB DDR4 Memory Kit
“Featuring a completely exposed light bar with vibrant RGB LEDs, merged with the Trident Z heatspreader. Designed and constructed with the highest quality components, the Trident Z RGB DDR4 memory kit combines the most vivid RGB lighting with uncompromised performance.
Specs: DDR4, 16GB (8GBx2), Multi-Channel Kit, Dual Channel Kit, 3200MHz, Tested Latency 16-18-18-38, 1.35V, Unbuffered, Non-ECC, SPD Speed:2133MHz
SPD Voltage: 1.20V, Intel XMP 2.0 (Extreme Memory Profile) Ready
Lexar DDR4-2666 UDIMM Desktop Memory
“The Lexar DDR4-2666 UDIMM Desktop Memory lets you wake up your PC with a performance upgrade that gives you faster startups, increased responsiveness and quicker application load times. With its simple installation you’ll be up and running in no time, so you can multitask with ease. By installing the Lexar DDR4-2666 UDIMM Desktop Memory you can continue multitasking without the need for unnecessary slowdowns.”
Specs: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, DDR4, 288-pin UDIMM, JEDEC R/C, 64bit, DDR4 2666 (PC4 21300), VDD and VDDQ = 1.2V±0.06V, VPP= 2.5V (+0.25V / -0.125V), DDR4 STD 1.2V
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