Patriot Expands Viper Xtreme DDR3 Lineup

Paul Lilly

Patriot Memory today announced new densities, speeds, and triple-channel kits added to its Viper Xtreme series. The new "Sector 7" tri-channel kits, as they're being called, come in both 12GB and 6GB capacities with speeds of 2000MHz and 1600MHz. Meanwhile, the new "Sector 5" dual-channel kits sport 8GB and 4GB capacities rated at 1600MHz.

"Today we introduce new speeds and capacities to our flagship heatshield design," says Les Henry, Patriot’s VP of Engineering. "Now enthusiasts using either the Intel P55 or X58 platforms have a variety of options in terms of capacity and speeds with our new high performance heatshield design. Our Viper Xtreme Series showcases our expertise in developing and delivering performance solutions for the enthusiast market."

Patriot is pretty jazzed about its "custom designed heatshield with a hefty copper insert" weighing 6 grams. According to Patriot, this design works better than traditional aluminum heatsinks.

No word yet on price or availability.

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