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Corsair Announces 8GB DDR3 Memory Modules
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Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the addition of 8GB DDR3 memory modules to its Vengeance and Value Select product lines.

The new 8GB Vengeance DDR3 memory operates at 1.5V for compatibility with the new 2nd generation Intel Core processor family and is guaranteed to operate at 1600MHz. Providing 8GB of rigorously-screened DRAM on a single module allows gamers and performance enthusiasts to build systems with 32GB of high-performance memory.

“Vengeance DDR3 memory is the premier choice for reliable, overclockable DRAM for system builders on a budget,” said Giovanni Sena, Director of Memory Products at Corsair. “Our kits based on 8GB modules give builders, system integrators, and gaming enthusiasts the power to break the 16GB barrier.”

Corsair Vengeance memory upgrade kits utilizing the new 8GB modules will initially be available in the following configuration. All module kits are compatible with current AMD and Intel platforms.

I hope this is relevant to someone's interests.

Did not find a duplicate article about this topic, and I think I posted in the correct forum. It's my first news post so if this thread has been found in error, Mods, please forgive my sins for I not know what I do. biggrin.gif
     
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yea i saw this earlier on Hardocp, not sure how long ill wait to double up my ram
    
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These would be awesome if they weren't $280 a pop.I could build a nice mid-range gaming rig for the price of 2 of them.frown.gif

Would still like to have 4 of them though biggrin.gif
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vengeance series no thanks
    
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I'd take 2 of them if they ran 6-6-6-18 @ 1600 or 7-7-7-21 @ 1833....
 
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I had 3 bad kits of Corsair DDR3 within a 6 month period. Sure their warranty and service is great but I'm not likely to buy their ram again anytime soon. Also G.Skill is usually cheaper and always works...
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The Corsair Vengeance series seem very cheap in the way the heatsinks are made. I used a 2x4GB kit for an office computer for my dad and I was surprised at how light and just plastic they feel.

I most likely won't buy them again for a build and will stick with G.Skill's Ripjaws X series and Corsair Dominators.
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Originally Posted by Oupavoc;15182192 
vengeance series no thanks

may i ask why? i have heard good things... not to say they were true lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Oupavoc;15182192 
vengeance series no thanks
^This and please don`t ask how this "with overclockers in mind" designed RAM at such high density will overclock.
Edit: Just saw: 1600MHz with 10-10-10-27. Now if that isn`t tempting biggrin.gif
Edited by Mr.Eiht - 10/6/11 at 12:05pm
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so how much we betting they cost $200 a module?.
    
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