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This is a CL16 memory. I'm still don't understand why advertised as CL15. I bought one and CL16 arrived then asked for a replacement and CL16 arrived again. So I can confirm that if you buy this one you will receive CL16 memory instead of CL15!
Yep, it is CAS16 rated at 3200MHz - clue's in the model number - HX432C16FB3K2. Don't know why the description still mentions CL15 but then you can run this at CAS15 at a lower frequency. And this is the thing. According to Typhoon Burner, which is an excellent RAM interrogation tool, you can run this down to CAS10 but it will be at a much lower frequency of 667MHz. Also, one of the XMP profiles is indeed set to CAS15 but this will be at 3000MHz. So, it's all swings and roundabouts. You can reduce the CAS (which you can set in BIOS) but you'll also need to drop your frequency. Conversely, you can try overclocking this up to a higher frequency but you will probably need to up your CAS to 17 or 18 depending on what frequency you're going to.
Which leads me to my only small gripe with this great RAM, and that's that I don't find it quite as overclockable as some of the Corsair stuff. To be fair though, I've got it running at 3333MHz with all the other timings staying as they're set for the XMP Certified Profile, so at CAS16 etc. With Corsair, I have been able to get a full 200Mhz increase without touching the timings. But, this was a bit cheaper and I'm not too bothered by that extra 67MHz!
So, overall, happy enough with these sticks and the price was good when I purchased them. Oh, and they were actually in stock! They look nice too and the heatsinks seem pretty low profile so I don't have an issue with my CPU cooler.
I'll enclose a screen dump of the Typhoon read-out for this RAM so you can see what it says.
Kingston HyperX Fury HX432C16FB3K2/16 DIMM DDR4 16 GB Kit (2 x 8 GB) 3200 MHz, CL16 1Rx8, Black, bought direct from Amazon for £61.98.
(My motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 Gaming X).
When I first installed this, I had the impression it was only going to run at 2400Mhz, but no, it's ok after all.
I already have 2 x 8GB Kingston HyperX Fury installed, and they run automatically at 3200Mhz, but the model number is very slightly different (HX432C18FB2K2/16). However, I couldn't find another exact matching pair, so I risked buying these.
The first pair are in A1 and B1, so I fitted these new ones in A2 and B2 and restarted the pc, and went into the BIOS, and it was all running at 2400 instead of 3200. :( I changed the XMP setting from disabled to Profile 1, but it still only showed the first pair at 3200, and the new pair at 2400, so the system would only run at the lower speed.
However, after a restart and then going into the BIOS again, the full 3200Mhz showed for all 4 sticks :)
So, as other reviewers have said, set your XMP to Profile 1. But in addition to that, before assuming it has not worked, save and exit, restart pc, and go back into the BIOS, and hopefully the change will then be correctly registered.
I don't know how many games will actually use this extra RAM, but if flight sims like DCS and hopefully MSFS2020 benefit from it, then it's worth the outlay. I think this is good value at £62.
Works great on my MSI B450 Pro M2 MAX board. RAM runs at 3200mhz, you need to enable Profile 1 in the Mobo bios, by default it starts up at 2400mhz, probably for comparability reasons. Runs at CL 16, 18, 18, 36. Compatiable with my AMD Ryzen 3600. Much cheaper then Corsair Vengeance LPX, but runs the same specs. It can be overclockers to 3400mhz, but i have not tried.
The best thing one can say about a bit of computer kit is nothing, really. In other words you fit it and it performs well and you forget about it.
And this RAM is a case in point. A familiar part and of course very necessary. The price vs performance was in the sweet spot for my budget and I recognised the name which, goes someway to giving some confidence.
16 GB (2x8) isn't exactly exotic today, but it's plenty for doing intensive computer operations like Photoshop which, this PC is used for. Gamers inevitably will want more and perhaps those doing graphical video, although I'm sure this would be sufficient.
Super well made with incorporated heatsink that is also a bit of a visual thing as well if having a PC with a clear side cover and lots of LED's are your thing.
Overall, solid value for money and so far works as described.
Good RAM for good value, but beware that on Amazon product description it says C15 for RAM 16GB 3200Mhz, which with the discounted price sounds like a great deal, while on a actual box it's written C16 as I show you on my photo. I would give 5 stars if not false advertised. My current RAM is C15 and my motherboard guide states to always install RAM with the same CAS latency, therefore due to false advertisement I am losing my 8GB of RAM and I could have 24 GB in total!
Hi, I found that this RAM was very good quality, very easy to install and very worth the money. It comes in dual channel, helping in performance by a lot. The RAM sticks also have a very nice, simplistic design. They are very easy to fit in and require no effort whatsoever. This product is also very affordable, especially for what you are getting.
In general, this product is very high quality, very easy to install and very affordable. I would definitely recommend this to others. 10/10