Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x 8GB) CL9 DDR3-1600 PC3-12800 1.5V 240-pin UDIMM Gaming RAM Kit (Black)

Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x 8GB) CL9 DDR3-1600 PC3-12800 1.5V 240-pin UDIMM Gaming RAM Kit (Black)

SKU: CMZ16GX3M2A1600C9

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Product Overview

This black 16GB (2x 8GB) Vengeance Series DDR3 1600 MT/s RAM kit from Corsair is for use in DDR3 compatible systems and operates at 1600 MT/s with an overall transfer rate of PC3-12800.

Built to provide Gamers and Enthusiasts alike with excellent overall system performance, this RAM kit also operates at a standard voltage of 1.5V with a CAS Latency of CL9, and is designed to allow you to run more applications simultaneously, switch between them faster, and provide a smoother computing experience.


Technical Specifications
Part No. CMZ16GX3M2A1600C9
Capacity 16GB (2x 8GB)
Brand Corsair
Speed DDR3-1600 - 1600MT/s - PC3-12800
Voltage 1.5V
Technology DDR3
Series Vengeance
Error Correction Non-ECC
Signal Processing Unbuffered
Form Factor 240-pin UDIMM
CAS Latency CL9
Pieces in Kit 2

Compatibility

You can verify the compatibility of this RAM kit in a number of ways:

  • Use the RamCity Finder to see all guaranteed compatible RAM upgrades for your brand and model system or motherboard
  • Search online to see if this product is on the QVL (Qualified Vendor List) for your system or motherboard
  • Contact one of our Upgrade Evangelists for an expert opinion

Why is the speed of this RAM kit shown as 1600 MT/s instead of 1600 Mhz?

When it comes to measuring DDR RAM speed, MT/s and MHz are used interchangeably, which is not actually correct.

DDR stands for double data rate which means data is transfers on both the rising and falling edges of the clock signal. Meaning that the transfer rate is roughly twice the speed of the I/O bus clock. This RAM kit runs at 800MHz per second, but the effective rate is 1600 megatransfers per second (MT/s) because there are 800 million rising edges per second and 800 million falling edges per second of a clock signal running at 800 MHz.