The Intel Core i5 processor range is always a popular choice for PC builders, thanks to its mid-tier performance and pricing. The Core i5-10600K looks to continue that trend with impressive figures at a solid price. You will need some capable RAM to really enjoy the processor though. This is where our recommendations come into play.
The Corsair Vengeance RAM kit is one of the most reliable choices and we've been testing the modules for years without issue. This 16GB kit is clocked at 3,000MHz, which is pretty good for the Core i5-10600K. It's not the fastest RAM around, but it's definitely up there for the best value.
What do you get if you add RGB lighting to the Vengeance RAM from Corsair? The company wanted to find out and the end result is the Vengeance RGB PRO, some sleek RAM modules with similar specifications and the added bonus of LED lighting.
Light 'Em Up
If you want something a little different, look no further than G.SKILL's Trident Z Royal Gold RAM kit. These modules are gorgeous. It's unlike anything else you've seen on the RAM market, rocking awesome speeds and striking design with RGB lighting.
High Capacity RAM
This Vengeance RAM kit may seem familiar and that's because it should. This is essentially the same as our top pick, but with double the capacity at 32GB. If you need additional headroom for apps like Photoshop and Premiere Pro from Adobe, this is the better choice.
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There's no real wrong choice when shopping for RAM, unless you pick one that's simply not compatible with the Intel Core i5-10600K or buy too little. To make the buying decision a little easier, our shortlist of RAM recommendations are excellent memory solutions for 10th Gen Intel-powered PCs. The best choice goes to the Corsair's Vengeance LPX 16GB Kit (opens in new tab), an excellent option for this CPU.
If you need something that will truly set your PC apart from everyone else's, look no further than the G.SKILL TridentZ kits (opens in new tab). These rather pricey options are more popular today thanks to the sleek design and unique RGB lighting effects. They're also pretty quick too.
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Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.
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