Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2x4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 Review & Specifications

Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2x4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL8 XMP PV38G160C9K

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Patriot Memory's Viper 3 Series memory kits are designed with true performance in mind. Tested and compatible with Intel's® and AMD's DDR3 compatible processors and chipsets, The Viper 3 series provides the best performance and stability for the most demanding computer environments.

The Viper 3 series utilizes a custom designed high performance heat shield for superior heat dissipation to ensure rock solid performance even when using the most taxing applications. Built from the highest quality Build of Materials, Patriot Memory's Viper 3 Series memory kits are hand tested and validated for system compatibility.

Specs Overview

Model PV38G160C9K
Release Date August 2012
Type 240-pin DIMM
Speed DDR3-1600MHz
Size 8GB (2 x 4GB)
CAS Latency 9
Voltage 1.50V
Heat Spreader


  • Voltage 1.5v
  • Lifetime warranty


  • May not fit with some third-party CPU coolers

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Series: Viper 3
Edition: Black Mamba
Capacity: 8GB (2 x 4GB) Kit
Voltage: 1.5V
Tested Frequency: PC3-12800 (1600MHz)
Tested Timings: 9-9-9-24
Base Frequency: PC3-12800 (1600MHz)
Base Timings: 9-9-9-24
Tested Platforms: Intended for all DDR3 platforms
Feature Overclock: XMP 1.3

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