G.Skill Ripjaws 4 3200MHz DDR4 memory Review

Introduction and Technical Specifications

G.Skill Ripjaws 4 3200MHz Review


We're currently in the midst of a transformation. Anyone who was around during the switch from DDR2 as the mainstay in our systems to DDR3 will know how long it took for DDR3 to be affordable and a requirement for the majority of system builds. 

When Intel added DDR4 support to their latest motherboards the old cycle is repeating itself. 90% of people have DDR3 in their rigs, and DDR4 is prohibitively expensive for all but the most well-heeled and demanding user. However, like any step change in hardware it's fun for those of us who haven't got a DDR4 capable system to marvel at what is possible, and get used to it because in a couple of years time it will form a part of our own rigs as it moves down the food chain.

Welcome, therefore, to the G.Skill Ripjaws 4 review. A monster memory kit with 16GB capacity running at a whopping 3200MHz. Very nearly £400s worth of memory at the time of writing. A figure which, in years to come, will seem ridiculous. But then DDR3 was eye-wateringly expensive when it first appeared too. So let's forget the cost, fire up our LGA2011 test bed and get to grips with the Ripjaws 4.

Technical Specifications

G.Skill Ripjaws 4 3200MHz Review  

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Most Recent Comments

13-02-2015, 10:05:54

"Leave the fans in the box" - EXACTLY what I did.

I ran them for a night, realised they were pointless and the red didn't go with the white / black / silver colour scheme - now they're in the cupboard!

Brilliant sticks though, I was very surprised having never gone with G.Skill before.Quote

13-02-2015, 10:20:23

I really wasn't expecting such a jump in gaming performance considering memory speed never really mattered (for the most part) in the past for gaming. Very nice sticks aswell!Quote

13-02-2015, 12:11:43

Great review. The RAM sticks look nice and obviously perform well but as soon as I saw those fans...Ewwwwwww .Quote

13-02-2015, 14:23:34

Thanks for the review TTL


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