HyperX Launches High-Capacity Impact DDR4 RAM for Laptops, SFF PCs

2020-09-29

HyperX Impact DDR4 SO-DIMM RAM (Image credit: HyperX)

HyperX, Kingston's elite gaming division, today launched new Impact DDR4 SO-DIMM offerings with capacities that span up to 64GB. 

HyperX's announcement points to high-capacity kits that could be the for enthusiasts needing large amounts of memory on their notebooks or small form factor PCs.

Impact memory modules are equipped with the brand's Plug N Play feature that automatically sets up the memory to run at the advertised frequency without any manual tweaking. Compatibility-wise, Impact memory modules should play nicely on both AMD Ryzen and Intel platforms.

HyperX Impact DDR4 SO-DIMM Specifications

New Part NumbersFrequencyLatencyCapacityMSRP
HX424S15IB2/162400CL1516GB$77
HX424S15IB2K2/322400CL1532GB ((2x 16GB)$153
HX426S16IB2/162666CL1616GB$77
HX426S16IB2K2/322666CL1632GB (2x 16GB)$153
HX429S17IB2/162933CL1716GB$89
HX429S17IB2K2/322933CL1732GB (2x 16GB)$177
HX432S20IB2/163200CL2016GB$95
HX432S20IB2K2/323200CL2032GB (2x 16GB)$190

HyperX is selling the new single-rank 16GB Impact stick as a single module or in a dual-channel configuration. The frequencies range from DDR4-2400 to DDR4-3200 with values between 15 and 20. Regardless of the frequency, the memory modules only require 1.2V to operate smoothly.

The single modules retail between $77 to $95, depending on the frequency. The 32GB (2x 16GB) packages start at $153 and top out at $190.

HyperX says it factory tests every Impact DDR4 SO-DIMM memory kit to assure that it performs at the advertised speed without hiccups. The vendor also backs them with a limited lifetime warranty.