Review: Corsair Vengeance RGB 16GB DDR4 Kit 2666 CL16 (2x8GB) [CMR16GX4M2A2666C16]

VENGEANCE® RGB 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 DRAM 2666MHz C16 Memory Kit
CORSAIR VENGEANCE RGB Series™ DDR4 memory modules are designed to provide an amazing look with built-in, hassle-free RGB lights, and offer superior overclocking performance.

Memory for those who love expensive, high quality and beautiful products. For everyone else – you can pick up cheaper analagues, not inferior in performance.

  • Broad range of lighting configurations to complement the style of your system.
  • Corsair Link enables fully programmable lighting effects, Memory monitoring, and additional integration with other Corsair products.
  • Optimized on the latest Intel 100 and 200 Series motherboards and tested speed is 2666MHz
  • Automatically selects the maximum reliable overclocking settings for the best possible performance and stability
  • Improves thermal conductivity and appearance

You can buy Corsair Vengeance RGB 16GB DDR4 Kit RAM mehrfarbig beleuchtet for the price 92,90 Don’t forget to use discount coupon on computeruniverse.netFWNNROU (How to use it?).


  • Memory Size: 16GB Kit (2 x 8GB)
  • Tested Latency: 16-18-18-35
  • Tested Voltage: 1.2V
  • Tested Speed: 2666MHz
  • Heat Spreader: Anodized Aluminum
  • Package Memory Format: DIMM
  • Performance Profile: XMP 2.0
  • Package Memory Pin: 288
  • COMPATIBILITY: Intel 100 Series, Intel 200 Series, Intel 300 Series, AMD 300 Series, AMD 400 Series

Review of Corsair Vengeance RGB 16GB DDR4 Kit 2666 CL16 (2x8GB) [CMR16GX4M2A2666C16]

Whether you are upgrading a system, building an ultra fast gaming rig, or attempting to break overclocking world records, CORSAIR memory will exceed your expectations. Welcome VENGEANCE RGB to the family.


CORSAIR VENGEANCE RGB Series DDR4 was designed using a patent pending technology to enable stunning RGB lighting effects without having to use wires, for a clean and simple integration into your system. Use CORSAIR iCUE to easily program lighting effects, monitor memory temperature, timings and frequency as well as coordinate with other CORSAIR products


A broad range of lighting configurations to complement the style of your system.


CORSAIR iCUE enables fully programmable lighting effects, memory monitoring, and additional integration with other CORSAIR products.


Patent pending technology allows for a clean, seamless integration without additional wires, control everything through the standard DDR4 memory socket.


Improves thermal conductivity and appearance.


Optimized on the latest AMD and Intel® DDR4 motherboards.


Automatically selects the maximum reliable overclocking settings for the best possible performance and stability.


Each module is built using a custom performance PCB for better signaling, and carefully screened ICs for superior overclocking and reliability on latest AMD and Intel® DDR4 motherboards. Preconfigured XMP 2.0 profiles allow for automatic, reliable overclocking.


Create unmatched lighting effects to match the design themes of mid-range and high-end motherboards and other gaming PC components.


Compatible with Windows Intel® and AMD DDR4 systems, CORSAIR iCUE can make your RGB work for you. Use the power of iCUE to create custom temperature alerts, changing the color of each memory module’s LED for a performance read at a glance. For even more control, CORSAIR iCUE’s wire-free software integration can monitor a variety of CORSAIR components from case fans to our top of the line Hydro Series liquid coolers.


CORSAIR iCUE software brings your system to life with dynamic RGB lighting control, synchronized across all your iCUE compatible products, including memory, fans, RGB LED light strips, keyboards, mice and more.

Customer reviews

According to user reviews, the Corsair Vengeance RGB 16GB DDR4 Kit 2666 CL16 (2x8GB) is an ultra-modern and beautiful memory. Among its main advantages noted: a very nice appearance with adjustable and temperature-dependent backlighting, support for XMP 2.0 profiles, Intel Z170, Z270, X99 chipsets and AMD Ryzen platform. Some users managed to overclock the memory to 3200 Mhz (with timings of 15), others did not dare to do this, leaving the bar to work at a frequency of 2666 Mhz.

The main disadvantage of memory modules that buyers noted is a high price.

RGB Lights not reliable
May 21, 2018 [Verified Purchase]
Color: RGB – Black Capacity: 16GB (2x8GB)Style: 2666MHz
I purchased this solely for the RGB capabilities. After 6 weeks, 1 stick was stuck on white. I restarted the computer, updated the software that controls it, physically uninstalled and reinstalled both sticks. Even switched the bank they were installed to ensure it was the RAM and not the mobo. Still was stuck on white. Now, after 2 weeks of being stuck on white, the RAM does not respond to any colors in either bank it is installed in. Good memory as long as you don’t want the lighting to work.

Negative review from Amazon customer


Great RAM Sticks for the Price
July 22, 2018 [Verified Purchase]
Color: RGB PRO – White, Capacity: 16GB (2x8GB), Frequency: 2666MHz
I got these sticks for $178 and that’s pretty cheap for a 2x8GB, even if you look at competitors and the non-RGB Corsair Vegeance RAM sticks. The RGB is beautiful as it looks like an endless waterfall of colors that would complete any RGB computer set. The sticks are matte white so they don’t blind your eyes with the brightness. These sticks are surprising bright. They’re the brightest piece in my computer and steal the spotlight with the millions of colors it produces. The only downside is: size. It is really tall. If you’re planning to use a radiator like I am(and do use) please review if your case has enough space between the RAM and the fans. I made the mistake of not checking and I ended up having the screw the radiator into the grill holes instead of the appropriate spots. They are overclockable(with my ASUS motherboard, unsure about others). These are great for the price, but are rather tall. Will add pictures when I can. I purchased both Black and White of 2x8GB of RAM.

Edit: the picture is blurry because my phone couldn’t focus on a specific color, following the light and not focusing.

Positive feedback on Amazon site

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