Armed for the next generation, the Kingston FURY Renegade DDR5 RGB looks ready for extreme performance and style, all complete with 6400MT/s and quick CL32 timings, a design overhaul, and Kingston’s patented Infrared Sync Technology for more aesthetics. Let's see what it's about.
Kingston FURY Renegade RGB Technical Specifications
Kit of 2: 32GB
|Operating Temperatures||0°C to 85°C|
|Dimensions||133.35mm x 44mm x 7.66mm|
The Kingston FURY Renegade DDR5 RGB arrives in the company's familiar retail packaging for its memory kits. Do take note, there's a non-RGB version for this RAM, so the option is there if you want to go for a more subtle setup.
This gaming RAM kit comes in 32GB kits and 16GB single module options, so you can have up to 64GB of memory for motherboards with four DDR5 RAM slots. At the back, you can check out different kinds of info on features for RGB Sync, technical support and such.
DESIGN AND CLOSER LOOK
The Kingston FURY Renegade DDR5 now features an edgier and more aggressive design. Coming from the more subtle design approach of the Kingston FURY Renegade DDR4 even with its RGB and beautifully machined heat spreader, the new generation features a fiercer and a more aggressive design approach so to speak. That doesn’t necessarily take away too much from anything, although this is more of a preference than an actual substantiated data comparison.
The packaging doesn’t give it enough justice if you’re looking for a reference on its design. Rather, its chrome finish on the heatspreader gives it quite a nice shine, complementing your setup design further. And hey I just noticed how the chrome finish blends well with my MacBook while I was writing this review. Fun.
The RGB at the top comes with Kingston’s patented Infrared Sync technology, which, as its name suggests, syncs your RGB settings so they don’t look out of place with one another. And while we're on that subject, there's plenty of lighting options you can explore through the Kingston FURY CTRL RGB Software. You can download it directly from Kingston's website, and it’s available on Microsoft Store if you prefer that route. Voltage is an easy favorite effect, alongside Prism and Static for a more standard approach. You’ll have plenty of options to choose from with 16 preset RGB lighting effects, so feel free to explore and see which one can be your cup of tea.
It's nice to play around with the RGB here with how much control the software gives you.
Voltage tops my list here as mentioned. It's a fancy animation that looks dynamic and fancy. Just can't go wrong with it. Watch it in action below:
PERFORMANCEFor our test system, we'll be using a Ryzen 5 7600X on a GIGABYTE X670E AORUS MASTER motherboard with 32GB of Kingston FURY Renegade DDR5 6400 memory for the XMP Profile. This is our first foray into DDR5, so we won't be able to make any direct comparisons for competition's sake.
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FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONSIntel still keeps the option open for DDR4 memory, but AMD's AM5 platform does require you to make the jump to the new DDR5 standard if you decide to go for it. Either way, we can most likely expect prices to go down as we move away further from when it first launched. To add to that, there have been reports indicating prices to drop substantially, so things are looking good on the horizon if you're still hesitating to make the jump. A new platform is a new commitment after all.
As mentioned, this is our first foray into DDR5 memory, so while we can make all the comparisons with the previous standard, a lot of factors come into play with our test system with different CPUs and all that. So, with that said, while it's somewhat hard to draw a lot of conclusions on this, DDR5 does open a lot of doors for us.
We'll be looking more into this and play around more with it. For now, as it stands at the moment, DDR5 looks promising for the new platform. The Kingston FURY Renegade by the numbers can work wonders especially if you're coming from the previous gen. DDR5 definitely shows a lot of promise, and the Kingston FURY Renegade DDR5 gaming RAM can deliver on all fronts. Bonus style points on RGB and Infrared Sync, plus it's hard to beat Kingston's reputation when it comes to product quality and support.