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Hi guys

thought Id ask a few questions instead of making assumptions and guesses..but also ima goiny do that too..on here coz its fun!

AMD is well known to respond to tight timings..I have been a Corsair fan all my building life.. used other brands.. but i know where i stand with Corsair.. and I even once had the absolute pleasure of interacting with their legendary CS. ..yes its all true@CS

But now to the little temptation in my heart.. I hear/guess/got the idea in my head via remote viewing in a secret base.. that Mushkins are the tightest you can get for cash~money,

please explain and discuss

and any other brands, both pros and cons..

enjoy the thread!

peace

Dava
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Mushkin makes fantastic ram, there are not really pros and cons to ram, lol. If it works as advertised it's good thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by TheLawIX View Post

Mushkin makes fantastic ram, there are not really pros and cons to ram, lol. If it works as advertised it's good thumb.gif

Pretty much. You get ram that runs faster, some will overclock well, others will not. But either way, RAM is RAM.
 
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okay. thanks anyway.
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I just updated my Adata 16gb kit (1333; 9-9-9-24) for four Corsair Vengeance sticks ((1600; 9-9-9-24). I cannot tell the difference. That Adata was rock solid. They make some quality flash memory as well. They are a manufacturer, and I think they make solid end products as well as chips.

I have had good experiences with Transcend and Team. The former is praised here: http://www.techradar.com/us/news/computing-components/best-ram-10-memory-kits-reviewed-and-rated-1085281/3#articleContent

Corsair RAM looks the coolest, no doubt, but many companies make some quality gear.
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I like G.skill Lifetime warranty, I haven't had to return anything but from what other people say the first time it's no questions asked, and the second time round they'll ask you what you what you were doing with it and how it went bad.

I like Gskill and Corsair but TBH most ram chips themselves are made by only a small number of OEM's and as Lord Xeb said there is faster and slower RAM but that's basically the only difference.

Also If you want to know all about the CAS timings I found this thread http://www.overclock.net/t/381699/ram-timings-explained
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I have been using high end crucial ram for years, I think its the best, because I always get good to great oc out of it.
And the 100,s of sticks I have used only a hand full ever had to be rma, and I never have had any issues with there support teams.
I have used other top brands, but have no need to try them any more, every build I do gets crucial ram.

But as stated above, there are many very good brands.
    
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