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Best RAMs for PC

Best RAMs (Random Access Memory) For PC

RAM (Random Access Memory) is a special form of computer data storage, which stores regularly used program instructions so as to quicken the speed at which the PC performs. Here is a list of the Best RAM that is out yet for sale.

Previously we needed a good RAM for gaming and obviously we still need a good quality RAM, and lots of it for gaming. However, it is important to know why we require it and the function of RAM first, before moving onto the best RAM that you can buy for your PC. 

The main function of RAM is multi-tasking. A RAM with a high memory power enables us to easily multitask, whereas the same process will lag and be much slower with small amount of RAM. 

Nowadays the tasks that a PC requires to perform has become quite RAM-heavy so we need a good RAM for our PC and this is more-so for gaming as a PC runs several background programs while you are gaming.

Some phrases you should b aware of (if you aren't) before proceeding with the list of the Best RAMs.

DDR3 RAM - Double Data Rate Type 3 RAM. It is a type of Synchronous Dynamic RAM, similar to DDR2 RAM, but it uses half its power and is twice as fast as its predecessor. Most people nowadays use DDR3 RAM.

DDR4 RAM - Double Data Rate 4th Generation RAM. It is the latest edition of RAM out yet and it is not found in most gaming rigs.

In this comparison we have put in DDR3 RAM too because most DDR4 RAM bring medium improvements to the table with a large price difference. If you are really serious about gaming and like to game at the best possible graphics, then DDR4 RAM will be your choice. However a high stockpile of DDR3 RAM will not land you in any problems with multitasking or gaming. 

But if you want the Best RAMs for your PC, you will not need another article after this.

Performance of a fast and powerful RAM, depends on mostly three things - Latency, Bandwidth and Clock Speed. However Latency and Bandwidth are more important than clock speed for a RAM, to deliver high performance to you. Lower the latency, higher the bandwidth and greater the clock speed, better will be the performance delivered by the RAM.

Best RAMs For Your PC that is out Yet

(The Best) #1. Crucial Ballistix Tactical

Crucial Ballistix Tactical

It comes in 8 GB capacities, and in both DDR3 and DDR4 technologies. Its speed is quite overwhelming, as the RAM can reach a speed upto DDR4-2666 MT/s (Millions of Transfers per second) which is quite awesome when you consider that most DDR4 RAM provide speeds upto 2400 MT/s. 

The Crucial Ballistix Tactical RAM also pushes the bandwidth restriction limits by transferring more Gb/s through bus memory (Bus Speed is the speed at which the RAM modules communicate with the memory controller. Higher the bus speed, better will be the gaming performance of your PC). With a very low latency, it is a perfect choice for gaming.

The DDR3 2 x 8 GB module clocked at 2133 MHz comes with a very low CAS latency of CL11 (11-11-11-27) at 1.65 Volts while the module clocked at 1600 MHz has a latency of CL8 (8-8-8-24).

Even if you play continuously for a long time at a stretch, overheating shalln't concern you at all as the module is engineered to minimize heat dissipation no matter how long you use your PC. Thus this RAM is the most powerful RAM that you can buy for your PC.

Buy the Crucial Ballistix Tactical

2. Kingston HyperX FURY

kingston hyperx fury ddr3

The Kingston HyperX FURY is one of the best RAM that you can buy for gaming. Available in both DDR3 and DDR4 technologies, the HyperX FURY, the DDR3 memory module automatically overclocks itself to 1866 MHz while the DDR4 can reach a highest speed of about 2666 MHz speed (but that's on paper), to provide quite optimum gaming performance.

kingston hyperx fury ddr3 RAM

The DDR3 needs about 1.35 Volts so as to use very less power and generate minimal heat, without compromising on performance. It also supports a new Intel 100 Series chipset.

The DDR4 RAM uses just 1.2 Volts while even at its highest performance (2666 MHz), so no matter, how long or how hard you play; the RAM is going to stay cool. Also this helps so that you do not need to overclock the voltage to increase the performance by the RAM. 

The 8 GB module clocked at 1866, 2133 and 2400 MHz come have CAS latency of 10-10-10-28, 12-13-12-35 and 13-15-13-39 respectively. As such this RAM is an exceptional choice for PC gaming.

kingston hyperx fury ddr4 RAM

Both the RAMs are assymetrical in design; while the DDR3 module is available in red, blue, black and white colours, the DDR4 module is available in only black colour.

Buy the Kingston HyperX FURY

3. Corsair Vengeance (DDR4)

corsair vengeance ddr4

The Corsair Vengeance that we mention here features DDR4 technology with clock speeds from 2400 MHz to 3200 MHz. The Vengeance kits are available in 2 x 8 GB, 4 x 8 GB, 2 x 16 GB and 4 x 16 GB modules.

The RAM also features a lifetime warranty and supports Intel XMP 2.0 for easily overclocking your RAM.

corsair vengeance memory module

The module is built by a 10 layered high-performance PCB for improved performance and its carefully screened Integrated Circuit provides smooth, superior and reliable overclocking. Also it has built in heat spreaders which ensure the heat gets distributed and the RAM doesn't heat up when you are (say) gaming for extended periods of time. It is also quite compatible with several computer motherboards so unless your device is from the stone-age (XD), you don't need to worry. 

The RAM comes has a very high bandwidth and comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB kits with a low latency of 15-17-17-35, 16-18-18-35 and 16-18-18-36.
All in all, this memory module gives and will continue to give a smooth gaming experience for your PC for years to come.

Buy the Corsair Vengeance (DDR4)

4. Crucial Ballistix Sport

crucial ballistix sport

The Crucial Ballistic Sport RAM is engineered to provide you with high bandwidth, which is very essential for your PC's performance while playing high-end games. Also with its better latencies and very low load time, this module will in no way, slow down your device, no matter how hard you multitask!

With certified Intel XMP profiles and a very good design, the memory module shall be quite easy to install on your gaming rig. Just plug and play since this offers little to no BIOS configuration.

Available in DDR3 and DDR4 technology and speed of 2400 MT/s, the Ballistix Sport offers custom integrated heat spreading designs so as with the others on this list, heating up of the RAM isn't going to be a problem at all.

The DDR3 Sport 16GB (2 X 8 GB) RAM clocked at 1600 MHz has a very low latency of 9-9-9-24 and a high bandwidth of 12.8 GB/s. Though not on par in clock speed, this module offers quite amazing power to your PC.

Buy the Crucial Ballistix Sport

5. Corsair Vengeance LPX

corsair vengeance lpx

Last but definitely not the least, the Corsair Vengeance LPX is built from a eight layered PCB and highly screened memory ICs (integrated circuits) along with a pure aluminium heat spreader helps the Vengeance LPX RAM provide effective cooling. 

Since heat is the number one problem faced by gamers, when overclocking the RAM, you shalln't have to worry in this case as the unique heat spreader pushes the heat away from the IC, into the airflow by the cooling fan of your PC. The Vengeance LPX RAM supports the new XMP 2.0 standards so if you turn the option on, the module will automatically adapt to the fastest speed that will be safe for your RAM. 

Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 RAM

Available in 2 x 8 GB DDR4 memory modules, the speed of the RAM is an amazing 2400, 3000 or 3200 MHz. Using a very low 1.2 Volts, the module is apt all gamers as it is a Very Good Value for Money product.

The 16 GB RAM clocked at 3200 MHz does a reasonably well pairing between speed and RAM because this power-packed beast has a 16-18-18-36-2T latency. High bandwidth, High clock speed and low latency at quite a good price - What more do you want?!

Buy the Corsair Vengeance LPX

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