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Any opinions on the "Hynix" brand ram?

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I basically got 16GB for free, and was wondering if it's worthwhile or not. It's 1600MHz DDR3, if it makes any difference!
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Hynix is the world's second-largest memory chipmaker so they're legit. I see it in many OEM computers. I can't speak for its overclocking capabilities but it should be rock solid at stock speeds.
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Hynix is the world's second-largest memory chipmaker so they're legit. I see it in many OEM computers. I can't speak for its overclocking capabilities but it should be rock solid at stock speeds.

Alright! Thanks, that's very good to hear.
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Just like there are many different brands, there are many different quality. Some high end 4gb dimms use hynix chips in their modules. It might say G.skill on the outside, but underneath that heatsink you might find hynix. The same would apply to Samsung and others as well. Some of those pricey G.skill Trident X use either Hynix or Samsung IC and can cost upwards of $200 for an 8gb kit.

Now i'm not saying that the modules you have are the exact same as on those high end dimms, but they could be just a step below them.
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Hynix is a supplier of OEM RAM chips. Their RAM chips are used in almost every OEM computer. You'll see the name a lot if you take a generic RAM module from Newegg and take the heatsink off of it. You'll probably see the name Hynix.

Don't worry about it.

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