Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2x4GB kit x 2) 1600MHz DDR3 Memory Kit Review

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The reasons for buying a high-end enthusiast product are the same as the reasons why people purchase a luxury automobile. Performance is at the top of that list with plenty of features that are not available elsewhere and buyers expect the product to perform ahead of the average. People also buy luxury items for the prestige, knowing that others will recognize the status owning a particular high-end product brings and that ownership is exclusive to a select few. Craftsmanship is the third reason, with expectations of unparalleled work and highly selective material quality.

Corsair Dominator Platinum 1600MHz DDR3


Some brands have even become synonymous with high quality and the mere mention of their name evokes an emotional connection not experienced with a generic design.  In the world of desktop performance memory, Corsair’s Dominator series is at the top of the pack. Known for setting world speed records, the Dominator series memory modules are well respected albeit less affordable than other memory kits. The recent low price trend of DDR3 memory however has made these memory kits within grasp of mainstream buyers.  Building upon the legacy of the Dominator line, Corsair is releasing a new Platinum Dominator series set to change user’s expectations of what memory standards are. 

Corsair Dominator Platinum 1600MHz DDR3


The Dominator Platinum kit is currently Corsair’s top DDR3 memory line with capacity ranges from 1600MHz 8GB  to 2666MHz 16GB, as well as 2133MHz 64GB kits. The Corsair Dominator Platinum features hand-selected memory ICs paired with the patented DHX cooling system and a new interchangeable LED light bar that sets it apart from other memory kits.  The Dominator Platinum memory kit is also Corsair Link compatible so users can monitor the temperatures from their desktop. For total peace of mind, each Corsair Dominator Platinum memory kit comes with a lifetime warranty and is fully compatible with the latest Intel Z77 and X79 platforms as well previous generation P67 and Z68 dual-channel motherboards.