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Team Group T-Force XTREEM DDR4 RAM - review

Discussion in 'OcUK Reviews' started by MT Mods, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. MT Mods


    Joined: Jan 29, 2016

    Posts: 164

    Location: Scotland


    Team Group DDR4 T-Force XTREEM RAM Review 4x4GB @ 3466mhz

    Website: http://www.teamgroupinc.com/en/product/T-Force Gaming/Gaming Memory Modules/DDR4 MEMORY MODULES/XTREEM DDR4


    RAM comes nicely packed inside a vibrant well advertised and designed box.
    open the box and you'll find your modules in either Silver or Gold.
    I got the gold kits.
    One of the first things you'll notice is the striking brushed effect on the gold.
    The modules feel very premium, the weight alone makes you feel like you're holding something very expensive.
    It's extremely well designed and although the heat spreaders are aluminium, it feels like rough hematite. (Always cold stone)
    When i hold both the Xtreem and another brand in my hand, the Xtreem is heavier and feels like i could through it at a wall and not break it (not that i'll be testing that)

    Specifications and Features
    For this i've just pulled the details directly from the website, to save your time reading through an unorganised list

    ● The finest crafted heat spreader with unique trench design
    ● High-efficiency aluminum heat spreader
    ● 10 layers of circuit board
    ● Selected high quality SAMSUNG original IC chips
    ● 1.2V~1.4V ultra low working voltage
    ● Support Intel XMP 2.0 smart overclocking technology
    ● QVL approved by motherboard manufactures in the market














    System used
    Processor - Intel Core i7 6700k
    Motherboard - ASUS ROG Maximus IX Code
    Video card - ASUS Strix GTX 1070 OC edition
    OS - Windows 10 pro 64bit

    I'm not going to create random graphs, instead i'm going to post direct screenshots from games and software used to bench the RAM.
    I'll be showing you the difference between another brand RAM @ 2133mhz vs Team Group @ 3466
    This should show you that speed does in fact matter.

    AIDA64 Memory benchmarks


    Once again, i'll just post screenshots.
    first up T-Force Xtreem

    Other brand

    Comparison between the two


    I ran these benchmarks at 5760x1080

    GTA V was first on the list, and i kept getting the same results, i done a little digging around and GTA V does seem to benfit from faster RAM.
    Which is weird considering no other games have any real gains.
    But never the less, i'll post this here anyway


    Rise of the tomb raider

    Farcry Primal

    I've yet to do any overclocking, but rest assured i will be adding an update to this, once i get around to overclocking the modules.


    You've seen the numbers, synthetic benchmarks show that faster ram makes a huge difference.
    In real world performance such as games, it has a little effect.
    With the exception of GTA V, which seems to benifit from higher speed ram.

    The Team Group T-Force XTREEM comes in at $84.99 for 2x4GB and $149 for 2x8GB in the US.
    Over in the UK, it's £109.99 for 2x4GB and £188.99 for 2x8GB on OCUK
    these prices are for the 3600mhz models

    The price is fantastic for what you're getting.
    Not only are you getting high speed RAM, but that premium look and feel.

    Final notes
    If anyone would like to see more benchmarks, comment below with what you'd like to see and i'll do my best to get them up.
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2017
  2. max0x7ba


    Joined: May 23, 2016

    Posts: 1

    Team Group Xtreem "8Pack Edition" 32GB (4x8GB) DDR4 PC4-32000C18 4000MHz Quad Channel Kit Review.

    My motherboard is ASUS Maximus IX Hero, CPU Intel Core i7-7700k.

    The memory doesn't pass POST when all 4 dimms are installed, ASUS Q-Code error 55 and 49. Some 2 dimms work well, some don’t. Spent 6 hours trying to make 4 dimms work by tweaking BIOS settings without any luck. This memory seems incompatible with my system.

    On the other hand, I installed 4x8GB dimms of G.Skill Trident Z 4000MHz into the same system and it works well out of the box. Hence, my system is capable of handling 4 sticks of ddr4-4000MHz.