Patriot Unveils Viper 4 Blackout: Compatible with Ryzen 3000, Up to DDR4-4000by Anton Shilov on July 11, 2019 10:00 AM EST
Patriot has expanded its memory offerings for enthusiasts with a brand-new family of products, the Viper 4 Blackout. The new lineup supports data transfer rates of up to 4000 MT/s and is tested for compatibility with AMD’s latest Ryzen 3000/X570 desktop platform.
Equipped with matte black aluminum heat spreaders, Patriot’s Viper 4 Blackout memory will be available as 8GB and 16 GB dual-channel kits rated to operate in DDR4-3000 CL16, DDR4-3200 CL16, DDR4-3600 CL17, and DDR4-4000 CL19 modes at 1.35 Volts.
Patriot’s Viper 4 Blackout memory modules use a custom 10-layer black PCB to guarantee great signal integrity, but the company does not disclose which chips it uses for its new DIMMs. Meanwhile, by default the modules come with a standard DDR4-2133 JEDEC profile, but they feature XMP 2.0 profiles to automatically set the aforementioned tested speed-bins.
One thing to note about the Viper 4 Blackout products is that Patriot specifically decided to offer devices for those who want an all-black system. Therefore, the memory modules come without any RGB LEDs, something that opposes today’s 'RGB everywhere' trend.
Patriot’s Viper 4 Blackout DIMMs are backed by a lifetime warranty and will be available shortly at $51.99 - $184.99 price points depending on exact kit models.
|Patriot's Viper 4 Blackout Dual-Channel Memory Kits|
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haukionkannel - Thursday, July 11, 2019 - linkThe limit is 3733, so you can go guite high!
peevee - Friday, July 12, 2019 - linkWhich limit? And source?
FreihEitner - Thursday, July 11, 2019 - linkHooray, quality high speed memory without RGB LEDs all over it! I will keep Patriot in mind when putting together my Ryzen 3xxxx/X570 system.
piroroadkill - Friday, July 12, 2019 - linkVery very nice!!! No stupid power-sucking RGB LEDs, and the heatsink isn't an enormous abomination. Good work Patriot.
piroroadkill - Friday, July 12, 2019 - linkBut... the timings aren't the best. SO CLOSE