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Throwing caution to the wind and dousing his AMD processor and G.Skill Extreme RipjawsZ memory kit in liquid nitrogen, Christian Ney, the well-regarded Swiss overclocker, set a new memory frequency record as recognized by HWBot's Professional Overclockers League. The record for DDR3 memory now stands at 3,736MHz, the highest frequency every achieved, besting the previous record of 3,600MHz.

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post #2 of 12
And people dissed me out for taking G.Skill over Corsair.
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Wow! Wonder what my TPF would be with RAM that fast...

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And people dissed me out for taking G.Skill over Corsair.

Have had both and in my opinion the G Skills are far superior.
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Wow, 4ghz barrier breached by next week? thumb.gif
    
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And people dissed me out for taking G.Skill over Corsair.

I've never had a Gskill stick fail on me.
 
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post #6 of 12
Also had both corsair and g.skill and found the g.skill to be far superior and way better value. Had Dom GT's, they OC'd like poop. Ripjaw x in my brothers pc overclok way better and have lower volts and tighter timings. Despite being about $40 cheaper than the doms.
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post #7 of 12
As of today I am a fan of G-skill

Went from 2x2 OCZ reapers to 4x4 G-skill ripjawsX and my overclock was still good. thumb.gif I thought I'd have to sacrifice some speed to have 4 sicks.



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my first ever ram on my first ever comp in terms of self built was G.Skill smile.gif
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And people dissed me out for taking G.Skill over Corsair.

You're not alone.
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Have had both and in my opinion the G Skills are far superior.

To be fair I do not encourage have brand loyalty.

I chose the part that offers the tightest timings to price ratio, then I look at their claims and finally reliability. Not that Corsair is inferior to any other brand in any way, it's just that G.Skill does all that Corsair can do at a much lower price.

Corsair in many ways is like Razor, more focus is spent on marketing than the actual product itself and then overcharges you for a lower quality product.
 
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post #10 of 12
Corsair and Razer should not be put in the same category of product quality. That's just insulting to Corsair.

That said, g.skill is the "go to" memory manufacturer for a reason.
    
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