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post #11 of 17
I too would go with the Mushkin, I am wishing I had when I built this rig
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post #12 of 17
Both of those kits have the same EXACT specs. So buy the cheaper option.
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Had some mobo problems (with the P6X58D-Preminum) and ASUS tech support advised only to use vendor approved RAM due to some BIOS changes they made on boards from a certain production date, now nothing that cannot be changed back but non-vendor approved RAM may have configuration issues (that red MEM OK light not going out).

The Corsair is vendor approved and I have 2 boards currently running it,without issue.
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The Corsair is a rip-off.
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post #15 of 17
If I were you I would go with these. G.Skill are very good ram, and in my opinion are the best. But if you don't want to get G.Skill I would go with Mushkin
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post #16 of 17
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Originally Posted by folk-it-up View Post
hey guys i would like to know which is better from the two below, i see theres a $50 difference but the timings are the same so i'm a bit confused, i've heard good things about mushkin and great things bout corsair dominators, but in this case is the extra $50 worth it?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226028

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145224
I can't find what IC's are on the Mushkin but on the Corsair, they have these IC's.

Elpida BBSE J1108

If you want to compare them, there's a Mushkin Hardware Rep on the forum here...just ask him what IC's are on this set and then compare them to see which one is the better Overclocker.
Edited by KamuiRSX - 9/24/10 at 5:12pm
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My $148 CAD Blackline (998659B) 6GB DDR3 1600 9-9-9-24-88-1T OCs to 1809MHZ 7-9-7-22-72-1T at 1.64v and 1703MHZ 6-9-7-22-72-1T at 1.6v if that says anything about value.
Edited by Faeze 1 - 9/24/10 at 7:29pm
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