ADATA XPG Spectrix D60G DDR4-3600 16GB Memory Kit Review

Conclusion and Verdict

Firstly, let me get this off my chest … running memory modules using Intel’s XMP profiles with AMD motherboards can be very tricky. This is what I experienced on many occasions. Using our test rig, which features the ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming X motherboard, I was only able to run these modules on XMP 2.0 profile at a speed of DDR4-2667 (default BIOS settings). However having said that, it doesn’t mean these modules can’t run at the specified speed of DDR4-3600. I guessing if I used an Intel motherboard, it would fair better.

Even at DDR4-2667 speeds (default BIOS settings), these modules worked perfectly, producing some pretty good scores during our benchmarks. Also with some BIOS tweaking, I was able to manually adjust the clock speeds up to DDR4-3000 with no issues. So if you’re using an AMD motherboard, I highly recommend you check out the QVL (Qualified Vendor List) of the motherboard, to see if these ADATA XPG Spectrix D60G DDR4-3600 memory modules are on that list.

Apart from memory speeds, the thing which makes these memory stand out is the the RGB lighting effects, and its multi-faceted surface with unique avant-garde styling. It also features a tungsten grey heatspreader that comes with a sleek X-light and Diamond-cut design. With over 60% of its surface area dedicated to RGB lighting, it’s one of the most visually stunning memory modules you can get on the market. What’s more, these modules are fully programmable and supports all of the major RGB ecosystems, including Asus AURA sync, Gigabyte Fusion, MSI Mystic Light, and ASRock Polychrome RGB.

During our tests, these memory modules produced some pretty decent scores in all of our benchmarks. Check out the results in our previous page. 

You can buy the ADATA XPG Spectrix D60G DDR4-3600 16GB Memory Kit for around USD $100 from Amazon – https://amzn.to/2PlRR8D

 

Pros:

  • Rated at DDR4-3600
  • Decent performance at DDR4-2667
  • XMP 2.0 ready – Overclocking with Intel® XMP 2.0
  • More RGB per mm2
  • Sleek Diamond-Cut Design
  • Programmable RGB Lighting

Cons:

  • May not be fully compatible with AMD motherboards. 
    Please check the motherboard’s QVL 

 

Final Thoughts

If you’re planning to build a gaming system with a lot of RGB in mind, then you have to take a serious look at the ADATA XPG Spectrix D60G DDR4-3600 16GB Memory Kit. You won’t find a more visually stunning memory kit on the market. 

As far as performance is concerned, these modules produced some pretty good scores in our benchmarks. However, the only thing is … make sure you check out the QVL (Qualified Vendor List) of your motherboard for compatibility.

 

 

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