We liked

Hardcore overclocking enthusiasts aside, there's a limit to how much memory performance most users need. We reckon this kit has enough in hand to satisfy nearly everyone while delivering it for a very reasonable price.

And don't forget, this is a 6GB kit. That means there's more than enough space to run oodles of applications without the need for any performance-sapping disk swapping.

We disliked

At this price point, you can't have everything. However, it is a fact that the Kingston HyperX 1600MHz runs a little hot under load. This didn't unduly limit performance in our testing. However, high temperatures typically lead to shorter operating lives. Better cooling would be desirable.

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