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Gskill ripjawsz vs corsair vengeance

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I was set on the gkill for my x79 build however i believe the corsair is also good, what would you recommend, i know a lot of people suggest samsung but cant find any near where i live
post #2 of 6
Brand doesn't matter and there are like 10 different kits from each of those series you listed so that doesn't help anybody decide.

You look at: price, voltage, frequency, timings, (and appearance if that matters to you). Then pick the kit that has the best value. Both companies offer lifetime warranty.
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i just bought the corsair vengance. ive always used corsair memory and it has always been excellent for me. my last system was overclocked for roughly 5 years and the memory (corsair xms2) never had a hiccup at all and it oc'd nicely, so i chose to go with corsair again. also it was on sale when i bought it, but im pretty sure the ripjaw equivalent is the same $ anyway. also the vengance matched my color theme soooo.. yeah.
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Gskill ripjawsz. does the job well, very reliable RAM and great CS for G.Skill.. I have not tried the ripjawsz series but use the x-series which i have found to be great performance at stock...

but corsair vengeance i have never used but hear good things about them too..

anyway aslong as you get a nice 4 stick kit to make use of quad channeling you will have a nice RAM config
x79 works like this
1 stick = single channel
2 stick = dual channel
3 stick = triple channel
4 stick = quad channel
5 stick = single channel
6 stick = triple channel
7 stick = single channel
8 stick = quad channel

so the get the best performance out of your ram use 4 or 8 sticks smile.gif
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post #5 of 6
It's also going to depend on what you're going to be using your rig for. If you're just gaming then 8GB of some 1600 ram from either should do. Also make sure the ram you get will fit if you have a large cpu cooler. Most ram with large heatsinks will not fit under some cpu coolers.
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post #6 of 6
this ^^^ the corsair vengance fans literally BARELY miss the fan of my hyper 212+. im talking millimeters. super snug fit.
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