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Hey,

I am planning on getting an i7 2600k paired with an Asus P8P67 Deluxe/Evo.

Which of the following two options is a better performing, higher quality RAM?

- A-Data 2x2GB DDR3 1600Mhz CL 7-7-7-20 X Series.
Model: AX3U1600XB2G7-2X

- Corsair 2x2GB DDR3 1600Mhz CL 7-8-7-20 XMS3.
Model: CMG4GX3M2A1600C7

By the way, how is A-Data as a memory manufactur?

Thanks alot.
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post #2 of 5
Hi and welcome to OCN.

From those two I'd go with the Corsair. Another option is wait until Sandy's release and you will see new RAM kits comes out to the market, or if you can afford this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&Tpk=PI%201600 are a little better and overclock very good.
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post #3 of 5
Well the adata has better timings. So by the specs it should be better. Not sure which would OC more though. As for adata I've never used them but plenty do.

I don't think they have a bad rep or anything. I probably wouldn't use them though but thats just brand preference.
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post #4 of 5
A-Data got a little better timings, not something too noticeable, i'd go with Corsair.
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post #5 of 5
I would go with the A-Data modules. They are an excellent RAM manufacturer and I don't really trust Corsair with memory. I have heard that their customer service is bad.

Plus better timings ftw!
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