Author: Bob Buskirk
We have already taken a look at G.Skill’s RipjawsZ and RipjawsX memory now it is time for their ARES series of memory. The ARES memory is designed to be low-profile so you can use it with larger aftermarket CPU coolers. Today we are taking a look at the 16GB kit of the ARES memory, specifically the F3-2133C11Q-16GAO kit. This kit runs at 2133MHz with timings of 11-11-11-30 at 1.6V. You can get these kits with both blue or orange heatspreaders. Read on as we take this memory through the paces.
Z77 / X79 / P67 / Z68
Quad Channel kit
DDR3-2133 MHz (PC3-17000)
33 mm / 1.30 inch
Intel XMP (Extreme Memory Profile)Ready
The ARES memory kit comes in a pretty basic clamshell package that is clear so you can take a good at the modules before you buy them. There are 2 modules on the front and 2 more on the back. Also on the back is a sticker with the model number, which is F3-2133C11Q-16GAO.
Opening the packaging up you have the 4 modules and a G.Skill case sticker.
To give show you exactly how the G.Skill Ares kit comes and for a brief overview check out our video below.