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post #11 of 18
I was under the same choice as yourself a few days ago picking parts for new build, after a few reviews view etc, i ended up going for the G.Skill. Just thought it worth a mention.
post #12 of 18
I would go with the Ripjaws
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post #13 of 18
Both great choices. I have had positive expieriences with both brands.
Since both have the same specs, I say go with whatever color will match your build better.
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post #14 of 18
Practically identical. Goes without saying that you certainly wouldn't notice any real-world difference between each set.

You could try to read up on both sets to find out which one overclocks better if your into that (don't know about the g-skill but the vengeance o/c fairly well, i'd imagine they o/c the same though). So just go for the cheapest set.
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post #15 of 18
i would go with corsair since the gskill are red and would clash with my color scheme lol

they do the same thing basically, choose which ever one is cheaper... i am pretty sure they clock just about the same
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post #16 of 18
G.SKILL I like. First time build (see Build Log link below) and I used G.SKILL in the sig rig. It easily overclocked to 1866mhz with looser timings (stock 1600mhz).

Corsair is a reputable company. People tend to want to broadcast negative service 10x's more than positive service. But as you can see, most people are generating positive hype about G.SKILL

As other's have said, whatever's on sale will work, remember: Hardware fails sometimes.. it happens but that's what warranties are for! Either should be fine.
     
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post #17 of 18
G.Skill and you do have headroom to overclock despite what you hear. 1.65v is fine.
 
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post #18 of 18
I'm a G.Skill kid now so I'll put my vote there
Quite frankly though, go with whichever looks best to you cos they'll perform just about the same lol
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