Kingston HyperX Genesis 2133MHz 16GB Memory Kit Review

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16GBs 2133MHz Genesis Memory (KHX2133C11D3K4)

When it comes to system memory or Random Access Memory (RAM) you can never have too much RAM in your computer. As my parents taught me at a young age, “It is always good to have it and never need it, then to need it and not have it.” As our needs increase on the use of more sophisticated computer programs, and the use of using multiple programs to do our daily multitasking computing needs; the need to have a lot of RAM installed on our computers has become a necessity.

Hyper X

Kingston Technology is one of many RAM manufacturers has been providing our computers with either value based memory, or the performance based memory Hyper X. Legit Reviews happens to be looking at one of the many memory kits from Kingston Technology, the 12GB 2133MHz HyperX Genesis Quad-Channel kit. This kit runs at 1.65 Volts and features CL11 memory timings. Looking online for a price of this memory available from Kingston Technology, this particular set of memory goes for $99.99 USD with free S/H. This memory kit also comes backed by a limited Lifetime warranty and free tech support for life.

Hyper X 2133 Packaging

Kingston 16GB 2133MHz Genesis Memory Kit Specifications

  • Model: KHX2133C11D3K4/16GX
  • Type: 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM
  • Capacity: 16GB (4 x 4GB
  • Speed: DDR3 2133
  • CAS Latency: 11
  • Voltage: 1.65V
  • ECC: No
  • Buffered/Registered: Unbuffered
  • Multi-channel Kit: Quad Channel Kit

Giving the specifications a quick look through, this memory set uses a timing set of 11-12-11-49 with a 1T command rate, also this memory is rated to operate at 1.65 volts. This memory kit also has 2 XMPs (eXtreme Memory Profile), one is 1866MHz with 10-11-10 timings, and a XMP of 2133MHz with 11-12-11 timings. I am going to add that the Hyper X 2133MHz Genesis memory is also JDEC standard (JDEC standard is a minimum requirements for memory to carry this type of approval, which happens to be: 1.5 Volts, 1333MHz, 9-9-9-27 timings).

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