It’s not taking lengthy for reminiscence makers to crank out DDR5 kits that blast well beyond the preliminary wave of 4,800 MT/s choices that arrived when Alder Lake debuted. How excessive they will go stays to be seen. In the right here and now, nevertheless, Corsair is providing up for the sale the world’s quickest DDR5 reminiscence package underneath its fanatic Dominator Platinum RGB line.
The key distinction right here is that its 32GB (2x16GB) Dominator Platinum RGB DDR5-6600 reminiscence package is the quickest reminiscence that can be purchased, quite than the speediest RAM ever introduced. G.Skill nonetheless owns bragging rights for the latter after having unveiled a DDR5-6800 Trident Z5 reminiscence package final October, although seven months later it is nonetheless not accessible to buy.
Even DDR5-6600 reminiscence kits are excessive uncommon within the retail area. Up till now, G.Skill’s Trident Z5 RGB with black or silver warmth spreaders has been the only real possibility. Both are in inventory at Amazon for $498.99 through a market vendor, and on backorder at Newegg for $459.99.
Corsair’s Dominator Platinum RGB DDR5-6600 reminiscence is in inventory at Corsair’s net retailer, it is cheaper at $429.99, and it sports activities tighter timings at 32-39-39-76 versus 34-40-40-105. So it is the higher possibility, and at this second in time it is also the greatest possibility for energy customers who wish to splurge on the quickest DDR5 reminiscence that cash should purchase.
The caveat is that the appropriate pairing is crucial to get probably the most out of this reminiscence.
“Specialist, high-specification motherboards such as the ASUS ROG Strix Z690-F and ROG Maximus Z690 Hero are required for Dominator Platinum RGB DDR5 6,600MHz to reach its stated frequency. Not all 12th Generation Intel Core processors support DDR5 frequencies of 6,600MHz. A top-binned Intel Core i9-12900K is recommended to reach 6,600MHz,” Corsair says.
In addition to serving up some severe pace, every Dominator Platinum RGB DDR5-6600 module is outfitted with a dozen individually addressable Capellix LEDs. Corsair’s “patented DHX cooling” can be at play, which dissipates warmth from each the ICs and the bottom aircraft of the PCB with its personal devoted warmth spreader.
Corsair says its DDR5-6600 reminiscence kits can be found at its net retailer in “strictly limited quantities.” It’s not clear if it is going to be extra extensively accessible at its retail companions.