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At the risk of sounding like a bit of a hypocrite, Corsair knows that the majority of people buying the RAM wont mind paying another $20/$40 for some extra lights, although I do think going forward they could include the the extra bars in the box considering the price of the kits.

That being said I probably will just buy a set to see how they look redface.gif

Definitely. My point is that just because there are some people out there willing to do so doesn't make it right. It would be like buying an awesome pair of $600 headphones that come with mediocre pads. Then a couple of months after the product is on the market, they come out with nice velour pads and decide to charge an extra $60-100 for them instead of just giving them to the people who already spent a ton on their headphones. Or it would be like Microsoft charging you $5-10 to change your desktop background. To me it's no different than the microtransactions that are ruining so many games. You buy a product at a heavily inflated price and then are expected to pay more for added functionality that you know they planned from the beginning. That's just wrong to me.

I do know you, in the end, are pretty much saying the same thing I am, that Corsair could afford to give these to their customers instead of sell them at a huge markup. They should include it in the current Dominator Platinum kits and offer it for the cost of shipping to current owners.
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Again, I say, AVEXIR. Have you seen these things?
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That's pretty cool, but since they don't come in Orange, I can't use them. I'll just stick with how I trick out memory ...

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That's pretty cool, but since they don't come in Orange, I can't use them. I'll just stick with how I trick out memory ...
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

cool story bro.
BTW, I like your custom paint thumb.gif.
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post #35 of 130
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At the risk of sounding like a bit of a hypocrite, Corsair knows that the majority of people buying the RAM wont mind paying another $20/$40 for some extra lights, although I do think going forward they could include the the extra bars in the box considering the price of the kits.

That being said I probably will just buy a set to see how they look redface.gif

There are no extra lights, those ddr3 already have lights preinstalled but there are no holes on the top of the bar, this "add on" just adds 2 holes on the top of the bar.
Edited by ghostrider85 - 2/12/13 at 5:08pm
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There are no extra lights, those ddr3 already have lights preinstalled but there is no holes on the top of the bar, this "add on" just adds 2 holes on the top of the bar.
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There are no extra lights, those ddr3 already have lights preinstalled but there is no holes on the top of the bar, this "add on" just adds 2 holes on the top of the bar.

My bad, just shows how little I looked into these ! redface.gif
    
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cool story bro.

BTW, I like your custom paint thumb.gif.

Ok, that is sick! I got to see about scoring some of that memory!
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Love my corsair products. Where are the white colored memory heatsinks? corsair needs to exploit this.
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Ok, that is sick! I got to see about scoring some of that memory!

Yeah, you can also custom order RAM from their website. I think they only stock 1600 MHz 4 GB DIMMs in all the LED colors, but you can order any of the high-performing DIMMs from their site and choose all kinds of options, like speed/spec, size, channels, heatspreader, LED color, name etching, even SPD.
http://www.avexir.com/customize/customize.html
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Meh. Save yur dough. Don't buy Doms. Buy Avexirs. You can buy some of their preselected DIMMs and heatspreader/LED sets or custom order some here.
http://www.avexir.com/customize/customize.html

^^This
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