Corsair DDR3 CL8 1600MHz XMS3 Dominator 6GB Kit
The Corsair Dominator triple channel DDR3 C8 is a formidable piece of kit. Not only does it look extremely cool with the improved Dominator heatsinks but it has the performance to match. It simply breezed through all of our benchmarks scoring the highest bandwidth tests we have seen at OC3D thanks to the triple channel as opposed to the Dual channel of old.
As this is the first triple channel kit we have tested at OC3D it is difficult to draw a conclusion on how well this kit performs against other triple channel kits so one can only assume that the Corsair Dominator we have on test today is the perfect match for any i7 setup. We have now run the kit on 3 different i7 setups including the P6T Deluxe and only the MSI Platinum X58 had issues running the DDR3 at it's stock setting of 1600mhz but we feel this is most likely a motherboard issue and not a compatibility issue with the ram.
- Overclocked to 1800mhz
- Excellent heatspreaders
- Good looking
- Unable to lower timings
- Voltage ceiling (1.65v stock)
- The price
- Nothing to report
Thanks to Corsair for providing todays DDR3 kit for review. Discuss in our forums.