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Kingmax Hercules PC3-17600 (2200MHz) 4GB Kit

We wonder if the Greek god can help Kingmax stand out again in the competitive market that is RAM these days.

| DDR-3 Memory in RAM | Posted: Apr 15, 2010 4:53 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Kingmax

Introduction

 

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Every time I think of Kingmax my mind instantly goes back to the days of wishing so much that I could buy PC-150 TinyBGA modules from them, but only being able to afford PC-133 Apacer modules. There was a time when Kingmax was the memory to own; when we moved to DDR2, though, they did get left a bit in the dust to new performance company Corsair with its XMS lines of overclocked memory.

 

These days, though, it's almost impossible to call a specific memory company an outright winner; the performance arena is full of so many brands that you can just about buy RAM at any price point you want.

 

Over the years we've seen Kingmax pull out a few stand-out performance modules, but recently they've been fairly quiet. With some new kits out and a new Hercules series they might just have what they need to get back into the lime light again.

 

Let's have a look at what Kingmax are bringing to the table in this 4GB kit before we look at the all important overclocking ability and performance of these modules.

 

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