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Kingston HyperX PC3-17066 (2133MHz) 4GB Kit - The Packaging and Modules

A new HyperX module arrives in the lab. We see what Kingston is doing with its flagship line-up these days.

By: | DDR-3 Memory in RAM | Posted: Mar 5, 2010 2:15 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Kingston

The Package

 

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Having a quick look at the package, we don't see anything that we haven't seen before. We've got the bulk of our information on the bottom left hand corner which tells us the model and size, while at the same time we've got a clear package that lets us see the modules.

 

The Modules

 

Checking out the modules, you don't see anything new here. We can clearly see that Kingston are using the same HyperX heatsink that we've seen for ages. To be honest, though, if it ain't broke, why fix it? - It's a really nice, high quality heatsink that does a good job of keeping the chips cool.

 

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Each side of the heatsink is almost identical with the HyperX, DDR3 and Kingston logo being on both sides. One side does have a sticker on it that gives us similar information to what we saw on the front of the box like speed, size, model number etc.

 

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Having a closer look at the sticker, you can see the Genuine Kingston logo along with mention that the kit is assembled in the USA. On the right side we can see the model number; what that number tells us is that we're dealing with a 2133MHz CAS 9 kit with two modules to make up 4GB. Below that we have mention that it's part of a kit of two along with the standard voltage.

 

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