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[Solved, Thanks] Trying to find Samsung desktop RAM in Canada... Newegg being annoying

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Hello OCN!

Firstoff : My payment options are EBP and paypal. I do not own a credit card and I can not get one right now. This gives me few options to buy my hardware from, namely NCIX.com, Newegg Canada and Tigerdirect canada. I'm not aware of other places.

I am trying to buy new ram sticks for my computer but I am experiencing problems beyond my control; The ram I would like to buy is the Samsung MV-3V4G3D (Preferably a 16GB kit but I suppose that two identical kits works too).
As you can see on Newegg Canada, this item is labeled as discontinued but was available a few weeks ago. On Newegg US, the item appears available and all.

As far as I know, Newegg usa doesn't allow shipping to Canada, I must go through the canadian site. NCIX.com does not stock this ram and Tigerdirect exhibits the same "US-only" mess.

What gives? Why is it so hard to buy the ram I want? I want this ram specifically because a friend has a system 85% similar to mine (same cpu from same waffer, same motherboard, almost same SSD, etc) and he assured me that 16GB of this ram runs on AMD in 4 sticks, and overclocks very well.

I had a bad experience with corsair in my current setup (H80 being complicated/rattling top came off, Corsair XMS2 being completely useless, broken, BSOD'ing and not even working at stock) so I'm not considering giving them the small amount of money I can manage to get on regular days.

Other infos:
  • AMD FX-8350
  • ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z
  • Amount of ram needed: 16GB to 32GB
  • Max I want to pay for ram: 150$
  • I currently run on Kingston ValueRam.

I'm waiting for your help...

Update: I bought some Crucial Ballistix, thanks guys!
Edited by Tarnix - 1/6/13 at 2:10pm
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post #2 of 7
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bump?
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post #3 of 7

There's not really much we can do for you. Contact Newegg, see if they can get some moved to their California warehouse (all Newegg.ca orders ship from California only) so that it can show as "in stock". Or ask an OCN member to help you maybe.

post #4 of 7
You shouldn't need more than 16GB
 
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post #5 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tarnix View Post

bump?

I have 8GB unopened Samsung in original packaging, I can ship them to you via USPS international flat rate. PM me for more details(ofc Paypal is fine).
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umm..RAM i linked is better than Samsung ninja.gif
I have both.
Better hurry..It's already gone from US
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

You shouldn't need more than 16GB
I do LOT of multi-tasking, and I plan using RAM disks and virtual machines ^^

Thanks for the answers, I'm a complete RAM shopping noob. That helps me a lot!
I ended up buying 16GB of Crucial Ballistix, thanks for the input guys!
Edited by Tarnix - 1/6/13 at 2:09pm
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