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I'm going to purchase some new ram soon and I'm debating on the mushkin or corsair. Likely 2x8gb. Basically for gaming/over clocking and photoshop projects.

Which would you recommend and why?
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That is what I would recommend:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220734
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Out of those two choices, Mushkin every time, no contest! It is just as good of memory, but far cheaper (actually, I have found it to be BETTER memory when it comes to overclocking!).

Here are some of my favorite memory kits:

G.Skill Ripjaws Z 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3-2133 9-11-10-28 (F3-17000CL9Q-16GBZH) - $129, can be as low as $90 with sales
*Note: I have the above kit, it's absolutely incredible!!!!

Mushkin Enhanced Redline 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3-2133 9-11-10-28 (993996) - $149

Mushkin Enhanced Redline 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3-2133 9-11-10-28 (993997) - $169
*Note: The above kit is the famed "Ridge-Back" memory

All of the above kits can be had as 8GB-Total Kits (2x4GB) as well.

G.Skill Ripjaws Z 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3-2400 11-11-11-31 w 2x Cooling Fan Kits (F3-19200CL11Q-16GBZHD) - $209

G.Skill Ripjaws Z 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3-2400 10-12-12-31 (F3-2400C10Q-16GZH) - $144

G.Skill Trident X 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3-2400 9-11-11-31 w Cooling Fan Kit (F3-2400C9Q-16GTXD) - $189

G.Skill Trident X 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3-2400 10-12-12-31 (F3-2400C10Q-16GTX) - $144

G.Skill Trident X 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3-2400 10-12-12-31 (F3-2400C10D-16GTX) - $139

G.Skill Trident X 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3-2400 9-11-11-31 with Cooling Fan Kit (F3-2400C9D-8GTXD) - $94

G.Skill Trident X 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3-2400 10-12-12-31 (F3-2400C10D-8GTX) - $69

BEST DEAL RIGHT NOW:
G.Skill Ripjaws Z 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3-2400 10-12-12-31 (F3-2400C10D-8GZH) - $69 + $10off w Discount Code (Ends 1/31)
   
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the last one is most likely single sided Hynix ,if anyone want's it cheap let me know
    
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Originally Posted by coolhandluke41 View Post

the last one is most likely single sided Hynix ,if anyone want's it cheap let me know

Did they change the ICs on these? I thought that these and the Tridents were shipping with single-sided Samsung, not Hynix chips. The Tridens with the "1500" serial numbers are (were) Samsung. What are the 5th-8th digits of your modules?

These are the Tridents that were originally shipping with single-sided Samsung ICs. Nothing wrong with them, except that they won't clock much more than 2500-2550.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231587&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=6146846&SID=k2eicm1gqpw5
Edited by Reefa_Madness - 2/1/13 at 3:05am
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the samples i have are AB40 ,with Hynix ICs just like on one of the Tridents c11

http://www.overclock.net/t/1268061/ocn-ram-addict-club-gallery/10#post_17583305

P.S. if you really want to know =>they are still for sale
Edited by coolhandluke41 - 2/1/13 at 3:39am
    
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OK, you got one of the "AB40". MIne are "1500"...Samsung single-sided.
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Get Avexir ram,

Why: Because it looks amazing, and does everything non-amazing looking ram does.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JODP8ds0rU
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