Nowadays, memory tends to be more of a battle over who can bin the tightest, as all ICs shipping for the most part are pretty much the same. In the memory market it all comes down to how you can differentiate yourself from the same old stuff that we may see every day. Patriot has the new Viper 3 series which is what this kit is part of, and carrying the Intel Extreme Masters means it went through extensive testing to prove utmost compatibility with new DDR3 motherboards and XMP easy tuning."
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips