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I know OCZ left the ram business a while ago...

Are they still covered under warranty?
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Hello

OCZ Technology no longer exists so OCZ branded memory would not be covered by any warranty.
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Originally Posted by whitrzac View Post

I know OCZ left the ram business a while ago...

Are they still covered under warranty?

Even if they were around DDR3 lifetime is over.
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I know OCZ left the ram business a while ago...

Are they still covered under warranty?

Even if they were around DDR3 lifetime is over.

false statement until majority of consumers move to ddr4

It will be at least another 2 years before ddr3 is uncommon.

Look at how long it took ddr2 to phase out. and plain jane ddr.
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false statement until majority of consumers move to ddr4

It will be at least another 2 years before ddr3 is uncommon.

Look at how long it took ddr2 to phase out. and plain jane ddr.

If that brand of RAM is no longer made its life is over. OCZ has not made DDR3 since Core i7 1st gen.
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But you stated DDR3, not specifically OCZ ddr3.


Besides, OCZ is in no way a bar, so to speak, of ram lifetime expectation.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mattliston View Post

But you stated DDR3, not specifically OCZ ddr3.


Besides, OCZ is in no way a bar, so to speak, of ram lifetime expectation.

Do they even make DDR3 anymore? Intel is all DDR4 and AMD is long dead with current platform.
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DDR3 is still in production, yes

There is even a very minor amount of DDR2 production ongoing. But check the price. 8 gigs of ddr2 is nearly the same price as 32 gigs of ddr3
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toshiba will cover OCZ warranties...but only on SSDs...so you are sol
    
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You might want to see if your credit card company will help because you bought a product with a lifetime warranty but didn't get a lifetime warranty. I'm not referring to any extended warranty offered by some credit cards but to the terms of the purchase not being honored. Be sure to talk to the department that handles billing errors and chargebacks because other departments at the card issuer often give out wrong information. I once even had to talk to one bank's "vice-president of chargebacks" to get something straightened out.

Do not try removing the heatsinks because that often rips solder joints or even ruins the circuit board.
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