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post #1 of 14
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So its just occured to me that Vengeance is half the price of Dominator
the 4gb kit, 9-9-9-24 both 1600Mhz
i do not understand why the stats are the same where ever you look but Dominator is double the price of Vengeance someone could explain why?
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post #2 of 14
i think that u can use dominator for higher oc as there is 1.65v on it
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post #3 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Erper View Post
i think that u can use dominator for higher oc as there is 1.65v on it
does it really justify the double price?
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post #4 of 14
probably it does

GTX > GT > Dominator > Vengeance > XMS > ValueSelect
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post #5 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Erper View Post
i think that u can use dominator for higher oc as there is 1.65v on it
Not true. Higher voltage is bad.

Dominators are higher binned chips and just the name/looks make it cost more.
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post #6 of 14
Doms are binned and are selected.

Barely make spec - value
XMS - make spec but not quite
Vengence - make spec at lower voltage or so and can clock higher
Doms - Make spec at even lower voltage higher clocks
GT - binned even harder, only the best get in
GTX = the best of the best get in. Make spec and run at the highest clocks with the least amount of voltage.


at least that is ym take.
 
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post #7 of 14
Easy, good marketing
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post
Doms are binned and are selected.

Barely make spec - value
XMS - make spec but not quite
Vengence - make spec at lower voltage or so and can clock higher
Doms - Make spec at even lower voltage higher clocks
GT - binned even harder, only the best get in
GTX = the best of the best get in. Make spec and run at the highest clocks with the least amount of voltage.


at least that is ym take.
This. I'd take Mushkin Redlines over the Dominators though. Mushkin ftw.
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post #9 of 14
Mainly the overclockablity and the binning of the RAM chips

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post #10 of 14
Mushkin and G.Skill ftw. Much cheaper than Corsair. Crucial and Patriot are good too (I like the look of the Patriot Viper series ).
Edited by adridu59 - 8/10/11 at 3:00am
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