"The addition of the copper strips between the memory modules and the extruded aluminum heat spreaders is a nice addition to help keep the heat down in these memory modules. This design improves on the AOC concept used on the original Viper Series modules. The cool running modules help bring stability to higher end overclocks. When overclocked, I was able to push Viper Xtreme modules up another 112MHz. Not earth shattering but worth the effort to get them to this level."
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