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So I ordered a second set of Ripjaws X 1600, and the second set I got doesn't have the black PCB, it's the ugly green. Normally not a huge deal, but I am removing the spreaders and using these sticks in an all-black case mod. Now I have to return my sticks and find a guaranteed black set. Wish me luck.

Also, if anyone wants to trade my set of brand new Green PCBs for their set of Black PCBs, I will pay shipping and give you 10 virtual high-fives. And be your friend forever.
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Yeah, they're really hit or miss with the PCB's. I bought mine in person lol...

Nice avatar, too.
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Originally Posted by corky dorkelson View Post
So I ordered a second set of Ripjaws X 1600, and the second set I got doesn't have the black PCB, it's the ugly green. Normally not a huge deal, but I am removing the spreaders and using these sticks in an all-black case mod. Now I have to return my sticks and find a guaranteed black set. Wish me luck.

Also, if anyone wants to trade my set of brand new Green PCBs for their set of Black PCBs, I will pay shipping and give you 10 virtual high-fives. And be your friend forever.
ouch...go and complain to P.C.C.B

as in pc componnents coloring bureau

as if one existed

ifi had a set is trade you, sadly my patriots love me too much and wont die

that and im not even american, they cease to notice it seems. lol
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somebody trade me!!!!

I am starting to think me and Sandy aren't meant for each other anymore. This has been a nightmare build. Somebody help a brother out. I will make it worth your while.....
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Originally Posted by corky dorkelson View Post
So I ordered a second set of Ripjaws X 1600, and the second set I got doesn't have the black PCB, it's the ugly green. Normally not a huge deal, but I am removing the spreaders and using these sticks in an all-black case mod. Now I have to return my sticks and find a guaranteed black set. Wish me luck.

Also, if anyone wants to trade my set of brand new Green PCBs for their set of Black PCBs, I will pay shipping and give you 10 virtual high-fives. And be your friend forever.
After ordering something, try to ask in store if they have the same model (heat-spreader color etc.) as You got. It's not that difficult....
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After ordering something, try to ask in store if they have the same model (heat-spreader color etc.) as You got. It's not that difficult....
Newegg told me they can't guarantee color, and there are no retail outlets within 200 miles of me that sell G.Skill products.

Really hoping for a trade, or else I may have to take some drastic measures.
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Maybe contact G.Skill? Their customer service has always been good to me. Its a long shot but worth a try.
 
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post #8 of 10
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Maybe contact G.Skill? Their customer service has always been good to me. Its a long shot but worth a try.
I don't think they would help me out over the color of the PCB. I know it is a minor thing in 99.9% of cases, but I really am in the .1% right now. Green and black bare sticks would look aweful in an all-black sleek looking build.

I need a miracle. Somebody needs to trade me. I know there is somebody out there willing to do it, these stick were on sale just a couple weeks ago and people bought thousands of them.
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I was pretty fortunate that my G.Skill's came with black PCB because according to the G.Skill website, they were suppose to be green.
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I was pretty fortunate that my G.Skill's came with black PCB because according to the G.Skill website, they were suppose to be green.
See, that is just stupid.
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