While DDR5 RAM production is in full swing, getting ready for Intel’s Alder Lake CPUs, G.Skill has proved that the present era of reminiscence nonetheless has some life in it by asserting plenty of excessive pace shopper DDR4 modules. Taking the high-frequency crown from Crucial’s DDR4 Ballistix Max, G.Skill’s newest and best consists of two 8GB sticks with a file clock pace of 5333MHz – which is now the quickest RAM available on the market.
The sticks are designed to work on the brand new and improved Z590 chipsets, making use of Intel’s newest Rocket Lake CPUs. Pairing an Intel Core i9 11900K with an ASUS ROG STRIX Z590-E motherboard, the brand new RAM set a record-breaking inventory frequency, however with a CAS latency of 22, it’s not fairly as refined as Corsair’s 5000MHz equipment with a latency of 18.
G.Skill additionally revealed a 32GB set for increased capability necessities, which nonetheless maintains a decent 5066MHz frequency. All the brand new units shall be obtainable in each its RGB and non-RGB variants.
The 5333MHz set received’t come low-cost, nonetheless. Crucial’s 5100MHz variant retailed for $899.99, so don’t count on this to look on our record of the best gaming RAM any time quickly with an analogous outlandish worth.
The new equipment is anticipated to come back to market by April, the place we would see whether or not the already-stretched RAM could be overclocked additional. The current DDR4 record goes to a set of HyperX RAM, clocked as much as 7156MHz.