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post #31 of 43
Kind of a loaded question, they all have their pros & cons. I think Corsair probably has the best compatibility, but generally have to get the pricey high end kits for good overclocking (at least lately).
G-skill have gotten pretty popular here it look like, got one of their higher end kits recently (2200Mhz cl7) but it isn't much of an overclocking kit, & 1 stick died in less than a week, was a bit disappointed. Other users have some great results from lower end g-skill kits though (wish now I'd gotten the 2133 cl8 kit).
All in all, can't really go wrong with kingston, corsair, g-skill, mushkin, a-data, etc...
I'd just avoid OCZ, kinda good they got out of the memory game after I'd read that they have the highest failure rate.
    
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post #32 of 43
G skill. I know I have a cosair, but that is because I got lucky. Trust me, G.skill is so much better.
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post #33 of 43
As said, many times, they're all good.
What speaks more to me, is there customer service.
Lets face it. Memory does go bad.
In my opinion, the 2 easiest and best are Mushkin & G.Skill.
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post #34 of 43
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I can't really agree with this. I haven't had a set of Corsair ram overclock well in many years, probably since the days of s939.
Really? My last kit of 7-7-7 1600MHz 1.65v Dominator GTs did 6-7-6 1765MHz 1.62v stable.
 
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post #35 of 43
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Really? My last kit of 7-7-7 1600MHz 1.65v Dominator GTs did 6-7-6 1765MHz 1.62v stable.
i think he was talking about the lower end corsair ram, like xms and vengeance.

i know the xms3 i had wouldnt even run at stock timings, and lately people have been popping up with vengeance problems.
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post #37 of 43
I say Mushkin or GSkill as well, had ram for both and they've worked fine. My SSD is also gskill and works good too. I've read around in Mushkin and GSkill forums for both help, RMA, and some issues in the past with OC'ing and both sets of forums have very helpful responsive people getting back to inquiries of the aforementioned.
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I have never had a problem with Elpida. They're probably one of the best out there, but they don't make high-performance Ram. For something like that, I would say either Corsair, Gskill, or Mushkin.
    
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post #39 of 43
Haven't been impressed with OCZ or Corsair memory, while Crucial's Ballistix and Teem Xtreem has been hit or miss, but most other memory brands I have experience with were favorable.
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post #40 of 43
Mushkin because of some unbelievable kits they make like some CL7 1600MHz and I saw people who took some 1866MHz redlines and took them to 7-7-7-21 :O

There's also this kit : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231454
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