Samsung Green 8GB VLP 1600MHz Kit Review

Test Setup and PC Mark Vantage

Samsung Green 8GB VLP 1600MHz Kit Review

Test Setup

We've got the Samsung in our standard Sandy Bridge test setup that we use for all our dual-channel testing.

Samsung Green VLP 8GB
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 4GHz
Noctua NH-D14
Cougar CM1000 PSU
Windows 7 64 Bit


Without a heat-spreader in place this really isn't designed to have 1.65v pushed through it, and that would be missing the point anyway. One of the downsides of the Sandy Bridge fixed BCLK is the next memory speed is a whopping 266MHz ahead and there are very few kits that can cope with that.

Samsung Green 8GB VLP 1600MHz Kit Review

PC Mark Vantage

The major comparison for the Samsung Green is the Corsair Vengeance which runs at 1.35v, .15v less than we need to obtain 1600MHz from the VLP. However the results are pretty close throughout PC Mark Vantage.

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Most Recent Comments

06-02-2012, 05:02:18


With their own RAM sticks Samsung have redefined what we consider Low Profile to be. Does the performance match up?

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06-02-2012, 05:19:54

This vlp isn't so much of a redefinition.

We have, and still are, using some (approximately a 1000) sticks of Kingston at this height to ""upgrade"" computers as a ""refresh"".

This stuff has it's place and uses, and I'm very surprised about not being able to use less voltage.Quote

06-02-2012, 07:59:55

wow!!! they're sooooo cute!!!Quote

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