Patriot Viper 4 DDR4-3400 8GB Memory Kit Review

Earlier this year we took a look at our first Viper 4 DDR4 memory kit from Patriot. That kit was a quad-channel kit designed for the X99 platform. Now that Intel’s Z170 chipset is here we have dual-channel DDR4 which we’ve seen to be more stable at higher frequencies. Patriot has sent us one of their latest Viper 4 DDR4 kits which is an 8GB dual-channel kit that runs at 3400 MHz! With official timings of 16-18-18-36 at 1.35V the PV48G340C6K kit is set to perform quite well on Z170 systems. On top of the fast speeds the memory kit features a custom-designed heatspreader that is black and red that will match many popular motherboards out there. Let’s get this memory installed and see what it can do!

Special thanks to Patriot for providing us with the Viper 4 DDR4-3400 8GB Memory Kit to review!

Specifications
Weight: 150 g
Dimensions: 1.37 x 12.24 x 17.78 cm
Capacity: 8GB
Memory Speed: 3400 MHz
DRAM Memory Technology: DDR4
DRAM Memory Timings: 16-18-18-36
Color: Black/Red
Memory Type: Non-ECC Unbuffered
Voltage: 1.35V
Memory Configuration: Dual Channel Kit
Warranty: Limited Lifetime

Packaging
The Viper 4 DDR4 kit comes in Patriot’s typical retail packaging for memory. The front is open so you can take a look at the memory and lists some of the main features.

Patriot Viper 4 DDR4-3400 8GB Memory Kit

Flipping around back it is also open and it gives more information on Patriot Viper 4 DDR4 memory.

Patriot Viper 4 DDR4-3400 8GB Memory Kit

Getting everything out of the retail package you have the two memory modules and a Patriot case badge.

Patriot Viper 4 DDR4-3400 8GB Memory Kit

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