Since the arrival of DDR4 memory in the mainstream market, TeamGroup started a separate line of DIMM kits under their new T-Force brand. The T-Force brand is the more enthusiast and gamer-aimed memory series with a sheer focus on quality and performance. For this review, TeamGroup sent me their brand new T-Force DELTA RGB DDR5-7200 32 GB CL34 & the T-Force VULCANα DDR5-6000 CL30 memory kits.
TeamGroup T-Force DELTA RGB 32 GB DDR5-7200 Memory Kit Specs
The TeamGroup T-Force DELTA RGB 32 GB DDR5 memory kit is designed to offer a combination of great gaming aesthetics and performance. The kit I received is optimized at a clock speed of 7200 Mbps (PC5-57600). The memory kit consists of dual 16 GB DIMMs which make up a total of 32 GB in capacity.
The memory kit has a tested latency spec of CL34 and the timings are 34-42-42-84 for this specific kit. The voltage set at reference is 1.40V and the memory kit comes in an unbuffered package with an on-die ECC (Error Correction) design. The memory kit is fully compliant with Intel's XMP 3.0 and can be easily set to its rated clock speeds through the BIOS shipped on the Z790 motherboards.
- Series: DELTA RGB
- Module Type: 288 Pin Unbuffered DIMM On-Die ECC
- Capacity: 16GBx2
- Frequency: 7200 Mbps
- Data Transfer Bandwidth: 57.600 MB/s (PC5 57600)
- Dimensions: 45.5(H) x 144.2(L) x 7(W)mm
- Latency: CL34-42-42-84
- Tested Voltage: 1.40V
- Heat Spreader: Strengthened PMIC Cooling Design
The T-Force DELTA RGB 32 GB DDR5 memory kit is one of the most interesting design choices I have seen on DDR5 modules yet. It features an aesthetic choice that is tailored-made for gamers and has an aluminum heat spreader across the memory ICs along with an RGB LED diffuser on the top which looks great.
- RGB Colors & 120° Ultra-Wide Lighting
- Supports Intel XMP3.0 for One-Click Overclocking
- Power Management ICs (PMIC) Equipped for Stable, Efficient Power Usage
- Strengthened PMIC Cooling Design
- On-die ECC for Stable System
- High-Quality ICs Selected for Stability & Reliability
- Equipped with Smart RGB IC Controller that Supports Various Lighting Effect Software
TeamGroup T-Force DELTA RGB 32 GB DDR5-7200 Memory Kit Unboxing and Close Up
The T-Force DELTA RGB series comes in a small cardboard package. It has red and black accents all over it. The front of the package has the name and specifications sticker along with the marketing logos for the T-Force and DELTA RGB brands. The front also reads the Lifetime Warranty for the DDR5 memory kit.
The back of the box lists a brief overview of the T-Force brand along with detailed features of the T-Force DELTA RGB series memory. The package also includes warranty paper & a T-Force logo sticker.
Out of the box, I can note that the DELTA RGB from T-Force isn't your standard DDR5 DIMMs and actually rock a very premium look with a matte black aluminum shroud and the RGB diffuser in a very aggressive design.
The T-Force DELTA RGB series memory modules feature a large diffuser that is embedded on the top of the DIMMs.
The front side of the T-Force DELTA RGB DDR5 memory has the T-Force, DELTA, and DDR5 RGB labels while the other side has a sticker with the serial number and the specifications listed.
The dual-tone looks fantastic and the RGB lighting makes this memory kit look great with almost all kinds of builds.
The large diffuser does make the modules stand out a bit taller which might cause an issue in terms of heatsink clearance if you're running an air cooler. Otherwise, the memory is one great piece of work by T-Force.
Following is how the TeamGroup T-Force DELTA RGB DDR5 memory kits look like when installed on your PC:
TeamGroup T-Force VULCANα 32 GB DDR5-6000 Memory Kit Specs
The TeamGroup T-Force Vulcanα 32 GB DDR5 memory kit is designed to be a mainstream and value-oriented option with the DDR5 family. The kit we received is optimized at a clock speed of 6000 Mbps (PC5-48000). The memory kit consists of dual 16 GB DIMMs which make up a total of 32 GB in capacity. Some main features of the T-Force Vulcanα series are listed below:
- Exclusive DDR5 memory for AMD
- AMD EXPO support for one-click overclocking
- Exquisite craftsmanship and effective heat dissipation
- Equipped with PMIC to deliver a stable power supply
- On-die ECC for reliable data transmission
- Equipped with high-quality ICs to deliver the ultimate experience
The memory kit has a tested latency spec of CL38 and the timings are 38-38-38-78 for this specific kit. The voltage set at reference is 1.25V and the memory kit comes in an unbuffered package with a non-ECC (Error Correction) design. The memory kit is fully compliant with Intel's XMP 3.0 & AMD's EXPO profiles and can be easily set to its rated clock speeds through the BIOS shipped on the latest motherboards.
- Series: VULCANα
- Module Type: 288 Pin Unbuffered DIMM Non-ECC
- Capacity: 16GBx2
- Frequency: 6000 Mbps
- Data Transfer Bandwidth: 48,000 MB/s (PC5 48000)
- Dimensions: 32.7(H) x 140(L) x 7.5(W)mm
- Latency: CL38-38-38-78
- Tested Voltage: 1.25V
- Heat Spreader: Aluminum heatsink
TeamGroup T-Force VULCANα 32 GB DDR5-6000 Memory Kit Unboxing and Close Up
The T-Force VULCANα series comes in a small package. It has red and black accents all over. The front of the package has the name and specifications sticker along with the marketing logos for T-Force and VULCANα.
The back of the box lists a brief overview of the T-Force brand along with detailed features of the T-Force VULCANα series memory. The package also includes warranty paper & a T-Force logo sticker.
Out of the box, I can note that the VULCANα rocks a very simple design with a standard DIMM profile size.VULCANα won't lead to compatibility issues with air coolers since the height isn't extended like some other RGB options out in the market.
The T-Force VULCANα, although very simple in design, still looks great. The angular touches on the aluminum frames and the T-Force logo in the middle look great.
You won't get any flashy lighting on the VULCANα series since these are budget-tier options but the design itself looks great from every angle. If you're looking for RGB options, Team group has a ton of options in their T-Force brand but they also cost a lot more.
Black is a very neutral color when it comes to building PCs so the color scheme itself won't be much of an issue. T-Force VULCANα also comes in red color so you get some option to select a kit based on your own preferences.
Now for the weight, the T-Force VULCANα weighs around 32 grams which is not too much. This is due to the low profile design and no aggressive use of bulky metal frames or RGB solutions. The height and weight make the kit a perfect choice for HTPC and small form factor PCs.
Intel Z790 / Core i9-13900K DDR5 Memory Test Setup
For testing, I used the latest Intel Core i9 13900K processor along with the Gigabyte Z790 AERO G motherboard which can support higher frequencies memory without any issues. The XMP profile for each respective ram kit was enabled. That's 7200 Mbps CL34 for the DELTA & 6000 Mbps CL40 for the Vulcan kit.
|Processor||Intel Core i9-13900K (Stock) (DDR5/DDR4 Memory)|
|Motherboard:||Gigabyte Z790 AERO G (DDR5)|
ASUS ROG STRIX Z690-A (DDR4)
|Power Supply:||ASUS ROG THOR 1200W PSU|
|Solid State Drive:||Samsung SSD 980 PRO M.2 (1 TB)|
|Memory:||TeamGroup T-Force Delta RGB 32 GB (16 GB x 2) DDR5-7200 CL34|
TeamGroup T-Force Delta RGB 32 GB (16 GB x 2) DDR5-6000 CL40
TeamGroup T-Force Vulcan A 32 GB (16 GB x 2) DDR5-6000 CL38
G.Skill Trident Z5 32 GB (16 GB x 2) DDR5-6000 CL36
G.Skill Trident Z Royal 16 GB (8 GB x 2) DDR4-4400 CL18
|Case:||Cooler Master C700M|
|Video Cards:||MSI GeForce RTX 3090 SUPRIM X|
|Cooling Solutions:||MSI MEG S360 AIO|
|OS:||Windows 11 64-bit|
Il kit di memoria comprende 2 DIMM che funzionano in modalità dual-channel. Dato che stavamo utilizzando una piattaforma Z790, la memoria funzionava in modalità dual-channel.
Test delle prestazioni del kit di memoria DDR5 con Intel Core i9-13900K
Ho separato i test delle prestazioni in due sezioni. La prima sezione consiste in test di carico di lavoro puramente sintetici e generali, mentre la seconda sezione si concentrerà sulle prestazioni di gioco e su come i diversi giochi sono influenzati da memory stick con clock più elevato.
Benchmark della larghezza di banda della memoria AIDA64
Per i test di memoria AIDA64, ho eseguito i kit sia a velocità standard che overcloccate. La velocità stock è stata configurata sul profilo XMP 3.0 di 6000 Mbps CL40 per il kit di memoria T-Force.
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Test delle prestazioni di gioco
Le applicazioni di gioco in genere non vedono enormi guadagni con diversi kit di memoria, ma DDR5 ha consentito un enorme guadagno nella frequenza della memoria che può influire sulle prestazioni di gioco. Il passaggio da 2133 Mbps (DDR4) standard a 6000+ Mbps può avere un enorme effetto sulle prestazioni e i tempi CAS migliorati su alcune delle SKU di fascia alta possono comportare un FPS e una reattività del sistema migliori.