Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666MHz 16GB (2x8GB) Review

Welcome to dual channel DDR4 thanks to Intel's Skylake, but what do the Corsair Vengeance LPX 2666MHz modules bring to the market?

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Testing Setup

  • CPU: Intel Core i7-5960x @4.0GHz
  • CPU Cooler: Corsair H80i – Push/Pull
  • Motherboard: MSI X99S Gaming 7
  • RAM: HyperX Predator 2133MHz CL13 (16GB/4x4GB)
  • PSU: Cooler Master V850 850w
  • OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING Skylake Motherboard 10

Methodology:

All benchmarks are done on a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit that is fully up-to-date with Windows Updates to ensure that the performance reflects a real-world scenario and not that of a tweaked benchmarking system. Every benchmark runs for a total of three times and then an average is taken of those results.

Memory on test:

  • Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 2400MHz CL16 – XMP 2.0
  • Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 2666MHz CL14 – Overclocked
  • Corsair Vengeance LPX 2666MHz CL15 – XMP 2.0
  • Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200MHz CL16 – Overclocked
  • HyperX Predator 2133MHz CL13 – XMP 2.0
  • HyperX Predator 2666MHz CL14 – Overclocked

Benchmarks:

  • AIDA64
  • MaxxMem
  • SiSoftware Sandra
  • Cinebench 11.5
  • Cinebench 15

 

4 COMMENTS

  1. I have the same memory but i didn’t got the second XML profile….

    My motherboard is a Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI….

    • The only thing I can suggest is that Corsair have removed the 2nd profile from their later released samples. Seems strange though!

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