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Lol. I'm a chump. I was speechless after the rep said :

The timings on the modules known as a Cas Latency is the measurement of time it takes to perform a data loop in milliseconds, The difference in this is that the modules you are returning have a Cas Latency of 4, While the modules being replaced in this case have a Cas latency of 6. This isn't something you would realistically be able to notice.

How would I counter this statement, for next time? How can I argue the case?
    
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Lol. I'm a chump. I was speechless after the rep said :

The timings on the modules known as a Cas Latency is the measurement of time it takes to perform a data loop in milliseconds, The difference in this is that the modules you are returning have a Cas Latency of 4, While the modules being replaced in this case have a Cas latency of 6. This isn't something you would realistically be able to notice.

How would I counter this statement, for next time? How can I argue the case?

Tell them is that why they charge up to 12% more for lower latency?
http://www.crucial.com/store/partspecs.aspx?IMODULE=CT12864AC800
http://www.crucial.com/store/partspecs.aspx?IMODULE=CT12872AA80E
at least they could offer the Cas 5 sticks,seeing as you PAID for Cas 4
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Lol. I'm a chump. I was speechless after the rep said :

The timings on the modules known as a Cas Latency is the measurement of time it takes to perform a data loop in milliseconds, The difference in this is that the modules you are returning have a Cas Latency of 4, While the modules being replaced in this case have a Cas latency of 6. This isn't something you would realistically be able to notice.

How would I counter this statement, for next time? How can I argue the case?

Tell them you paid a premium for low cas ram and they are trying to give you generic ram as a replacement.
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Actually the replacements you're being offered have chips that are probably rated for the same speeds as the chips of your Ballistix, only their ratings are from the chip manufacturing division and are honest. They're not offering generic memory, which is made from no-name or overclocked chips.
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Actually the replacements you're being offered have chips that are probably rated for the same speeds as the chips of your Ballistix, only their ratings are from the chip manufacturing division and are honest. They're not offering generic memory, which is made from no-name or overclocked chips.


While they may be capable of those timings you,me or him has no way of knowing that.Neither does Crucial because they have not been binned for those speeds.What you said makes no sense.
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While they may be capable of those timings you,me or him has no way of knowing that.Neither does Crucial because they have not been binned for those speeds.What you said makes no sense.
Nonsense. All chips are binned by their manufacturers, but module manufacturers bin to less strict standards so they can advertise speeds beyond the proper ones.
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Nonsense. All chips are binned by their manufacturers, but module manufacturers bin to less strict standards so they can advertise speeds beyond the proper ones.

They are the manufacturer (Micron)..Crucial is one of their divisions.It makes absolutely no sense to bin a chip to a higher rating then lower it for sale.
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