One of the most exciting times in the life of a PC hardware enthusiast is upgrade time. The process of reading through reviews, posting on forums, and comparing products online seems almost as rewarding as actually using the new component. While some consumers seem to be in a perpetual state of upgrade, most will bide their time while prices on newly released tech comes down and a clearer picture of the enthusiast scene develops. It has been shown that Intel's new X58 platform brings massive memory performance increases due to the migration of the memory controller from the Northbridge to the processor. Triple channel memory kits were introduced to take advantage of the X58's capability and prices have decreased significantly of the past few months. At the same time, performance has increased as faster kits with lower latencies make it to the market.
As the largest memory company in the world, Kingston Technology knows a thing or two about making fast, high quality products that fits users needs. Want proof? Check out their HyperX T1 Series PC3-16000 memory kit which runs at 2000MHz with 8-8-8-24 timings. Besides being one of the fastest rated kits on the market, this memory comes with two XMP profiles for easy overclocking and the tallest heatsinks you can get. Let's find out if this RAM has what it takes to be your next upgrade.