Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz Memory Ram Kit £127.98 @ Amazon
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Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz Memory Ram Kit £127.98 @ Amazon

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Found 14th Mar
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4




3200 MHz C16 XMP 2.0 Enthusiast RGB LED Illuminated Memory Kit - Black.
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  • Dynamic multi-zone RGB lighting: 10 ultra-bright RGB LEDs per module. SPD Speed : 2133 MHz
  • Custom performance PCB: Provides the highest signal quality for the greatest level of performance and stability
  • Tightly screened memory: Carefully screened ICs for extended overclocking potential
  • Maximum bandwidth and tight response times: Optimized for peak performance on the latest Intel and AMD DDR4 motherboards
  • Next generation software: Take control in Corsair iCUE software and synchronize lighting with other Corsair RGB products, including CPU coolers, keyboards and fans; also supported by gigabyte RGB fusion and MSI mystic light

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Good looking DIMMs with a couple of caveats.

X99 users note this does work but isn't supported by Corsair. Programming the RGB effects requires enabling SPD_WRITE in BIOS (on Asus boards AI Tweaker > DRAM Timing Control > DRAM SPD WRITE). Not all X99 boards support this function but most Asus boards do. Additionally, enabling XMP on X99 boards - required if you want to run it at the advertised speed - will set the CPU BCLK from 100MHz to 125MHz. This in itself isn't an issue but you'll need to calculate a new multiplier to achieve the same speed, e.g. 4.5GHz = 100MHz x45 = 125MHz x36. However if you enable XMP Corsair's iCUE software will lose communication with the DIMMs and you'll no longer have control over the lighting. If you set the required lighting effect before enabling XMP, and have Software Control disabled in iCUE then effects will be stored and remembered between shutdowns. However the Software Control option is required for the most granular control of the lighting effects, and this doesn't work with XMP enabled. Also, again with XMP enabled, effects will not stay in sync across the DIMMs if iCUE can't communicate with them. There is one other workaround, but it's not supported by Intel's DRAM configuration guidelines. This involves populating the first four physical slots to the rear of the motherboard, in which case iCUE may be able to see the memory and configure it. If you're using four DIMMs for quad channel operation they will only operate in dual channel mode when configured this way, negating the benefits of using four DIMMs on X99.

The biggest problem for me, and the reason why I sent my set back to Amazon, was the lack of colour consistency on the RGB LEDs. When setting DIMMs to "white" (R:255 G:255 B:255) differences in colour between LEDs were clearly visible with some having a slight green cast and others a magenta cast. Trying to match them all to the same shade was impossible. If you're into rainbows and unicorns you'll never notice these issues, but if you want solid colour themes and you want as close to colour perfection as possible you may struggle. I contacted Corsair support and they seemed initially keen to help, saying the inconsistency was unusual, but I never heard back from them when I asked if they could show me a set with well-matched LEDs in which case I'd sacrifice the opportunity for an easy Amazon return to give them the chance to resolve the issue.

For RGB purposes these should be the best in town but the inconsistencies were too much for my colour OCD, plus they're a pain on X99 if you want the really fancy effects. They are miles ahead of any RGB RAM that uses control software based on Asus' Aura application though (which is most of the other brands), iCUE offers far more configuration options if that's your thing. If you can live with possible colour inconsistencies you won't be disappointed.
Edited by: "stevedarkly" 14th Mar
This is the normal price. You would never pay RRP for this.
Under £100 on ebay.
Edited by: "Daniel42" 15th Mar
Daniel4236 m ago

Under £100 on ebay. £110 on ebuyer etc etc. Absolute rip off. Worth using G …Under £100 on ebay. £110 on ebuyer etc etc. Absolute rip off. Worth using Google before buying on the Internet.


Exactly the same price on ebuyer. These are the 2 cheapest places for this ram at this time. No way I'd purchase this from ebay.
nightshot14 m ago

Exactly the same price on ebuyer. These are the 2 cheapest places for this …Exactly the same price on ebuyer. These are the 2 cheapest places for this ram at this time. No way I'd purchase this from ebay.


Sorry was looking at the 2666mhz on ebuyer. Only three left on ebay anyway, where they are £99.95 with
100% Positive Feedback.
Edited by: "Daniel42" 15th Mar
stevedarkly10 h, 45 m ago

Good looking DIMMs with a couple of caveats.X99 users note this does work …Good looking DIMMs with a couple of caveats.X99 users note this does work but isn't supported by Corsair. Programming the RGB effects requires enabling SPD_WRITE in BIOS (on Asus boards AI Tweaker > DRAM Timing Control > DRAM SPD WRITE). Not all X99 boards support this function but most Asus boards do. Additionally, enabling XMP on X99 boards - required if you want to run it at the advertised speed - will set the CPU BCLK from 100MHz to 125MHz. This in itself isn't an issue but you'll need to calculate a new multiplier to achieve the same speed, e.g. 4.5GHz = 100MHz x45 = 125MHz x36. However if you enable XMP Corsair's iCUE software will lose communication with the DIMMs and you'll no longer have control over the lighting. If you set the required lighting effect before enabling XMP, and have Software Control disabled in iCUE then effects will be stored and remembered between shutdowns. However the Software Control option is required for the most granular control of the lighting effects, and this doesn't work with XMP enabled. Also, again with XMP enabled, effects will not stay in sync across the DIMMs if iCUE can't communicate with them. There is one other workaround, but it's not supported by Intel's DRAM configuration guidelines. This involves populating the first four physical slots to the rear of the motherboard, in which case iCUE may be able to see the memory and configure it. If you're using four DIMMs for quad channel operation they will only operate in dual channel mode when configured this way, negating the benefits of using four DIMMs on X99.The biggest problem for me, and the reason why I sent my set back to Amazon, was the lack of colour consistency on the RGB LEDs. When setting DIMMs to "white" (R:255 G:255 B:255) differences in colour between LEDs were clearly visible with some having a slight green cast and others a magenta cast. Trying to match them all to the same shade was impossible. If you're into rainbows and unicorns you'll never notice these issues, but if you want solid colour themes and you want as close to colour perfection as possible you may struggle. I contacted Corsair support and they seemed initially keen to help, saying the inconsistency was unusual, but I never heard back from them when I asked if they could show me a set with well-matched LEDs in which case I'd sacrifice the opportunity for an easy Amazon return to give them the chance to resolve the issue.For RGB purposes these should be the best in town but the inconsistencies were too much for my colour OCD, plus they're a pain on X99 if you want the really fancy effects. They are miles ahead of any RGB RAM that uses control software based on Asus' Aura application though (which is most of the other brands), iCUE offers far more configuration options if that's your thing. If you can live with possible colour inconsistencies you won't be disappointed.


Fantastic feedback..THANK YOU!
nightshot8 h, 37 m ago

Exactly the same price on ebuyer. These are the 2 cheapest places for this …Exactly the same price on ebuyer. These are the 2 cheapest places for this ram at this time. No way I'd purchase this from ebay.


Why not?
Would be tempted to get these if wasn't for being c16, need c14 and Samsung B die for Ryzen
spy_master1 h, 42 m ago

Would be tempted to get these if wasn't for being c16, need c14 and …Would be tempted to get these if wasn't for being c16, need c14 and Samsung B die for Ryzen


These work perfectly with my ryzen 5 2600x at 3200mhz, what would the issue be?
kepilb6 m ago

These work perfectly with my ryzen 5 2600x at 3200mhz, what would the …These work perfectly with my ryzen 5 2600x at 3200mhz, what would the issue be?


Memory with Samsung B die gives the best compatability and speeds, that's why I paid close to £200 for flare x to match with my 1700x
spy_master2 h, 4 m ago

Memory with Samsung B die gives the best compatability and speeds, that's …Memory with Samsung B die gives the best compatability and speeds, that's why I paid close to £200 for flare x to match with my 1700x


Compatibility COULD have been an issue but, depending on how old your mobo is, this is is no longer the case, especially with the new bios updates. And for the speed, you won't even be able to tell the difference so imo it's not worth paying nearly double for samsung b die
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