Kingston HyperX Plug n Play 4GB DDR3 review

RAM modules automatically programmed for high speeds, but how do they perform?

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The performance hit that Kingston's conservative latency settings make on the Plug and Play High Performance Memory 4GB modules is shown here against the benchmarks of the 4GB Corsair Dominator memory.

The lower latency kit, however, will require some Bios tweakery to get it running at that rated speed, as well as a little extra cash for the privilege.

Memory bandwidth

SiSoft Sandra - GB/s (Bigger is better)

Kingston HyperX PnP 4GB 1600MHz: 19.65

Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600MHz: 20.75

Corsair Dominator 4GB 1600MHz: 21.18

Gaming performance

World in Conflict - FPS (Bigger is better)
Kingston HyperX PnP 4GB 1600MHz: 101fps

Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600MHz: 104fps

Corsair Dominator 4GB 1600MHz: 105fps