The good news for memory in 2019 is that prices have fallen well off their highs from last year and are expected to continue to fall. So is it worth it to pay $550 (£500) for a 32GB kit in the current market? There are a few qualifiers to consider here: This is a 4x 8GB kit rather than a 2x 16GB kit. The latter would run you an extra $50, were this the slower CAS 18 (Column Access Strobe, a measure of latency in cycles) kit,
but it’s not. This Dominator is the speedier CAS 16 kit, which is priced $110 (£100) more than the 4x 8GB CAS 18 kit . It’s even $50 more expensive than the non-RGB Dominator Platinum kit of the same rating.
Why the high price for the addition of some RGB LEDs? This kit is actually the first product to feature the company’s new Capellix LED tech, announced at CES 2019,
which shrinks the size of the lighting package down, leading to brighter and–Corsair says–significantly more power-efficient RGB lighting.The price of this Dominator Platinum RGB kit is undoubtedly high…