With the launch of Intel’s X99 platform last week came the first consumer availability of DDR4 memory, the successor to the current mainstream DDR3 product stack. Today we can reveal our first DDR4 memory kit review kicking things off with Crucial’s DDR4-2133 32GB kit. It may not be fancy in its styling but it comes with Crucial’s usual competitive pricing and makes an interesting analysis given that it is the entry level DDR4 speed of 2133MHz, remember the baseline for DDR3 when it was released was 1066MHz. To test Crucial’s kit we’ve opted for the ASUS Rampage V Extreme motherboard which is the current world record motherboard for memory overclocking, furthermore the “ASUS OC Socket” feature this board has allows for higher memory overclocks with less volts than rival boards.
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