Samsung Green 8GB VLP 1600MHz Kit Review


Samsung Green 8GB VLP 1600MHz Kit Review


Obviously the VLP can't compare to some of the mega 2133MHz kits in our graph so again we're looking at it up against the Corsair. Considering this kit is all about the low profile, probably even more than it is about low-voltage, the performance is pretty good. You have to remember we're running at a slack CAS11 here.


Demonstrating that, unless you're at the bleeding edge of performance, the latency is immaterial the VLP puts up a pretty big 50ns yet still keeps up with the Corsair.

Yes it's a, ahem, whopping 14 billionths of a second slower than our best performing kit. Sometimes people need to remember how tiny a nano-second is rather than fret it so much. Barring a score of 10ns of 100ns it's really not important what we get here. Ballpark is good enough.

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Most Recent Comments

06-02-2012, 10:19:54

This vlp isn't so much of a redefinition.

We have, and still are, using some (approximately a 1000) sticks of Kingston at this height to ""upgrade"" computers as a ""refresh"".

This stuff has it's place and uses, and I'm very surprised about not being able to use less voltage.Quote

06-02-2012, 12:59:55

wow!!! they're sooooo cute!!!Quote

06-02-2012, 18:15:45

I have seen this ram (or similar one) overclock 2200-2500mhz and the timings reduced at 1600mhz.Quote

12-02-2012, 23:47:39

Nice review. These sticks do redefine what we think when it comes to low profile. It's a shame they don't perform better.Quote

21-04-2012, 00:17:00

I just got them, they are amazing.

1600 MHz C9 at 1.3v - I will try lower.

2133 MHz C10 at 1.45v

They not even warm at these settings.Quote

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