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YESSSS
No more 1333 CL9-9-9-20 1.65V crap with massive unnecessary heatspreaders for ripoff prices
This... microcenter tried to pawn these pieces of crap on me and I made the clerk go grab me corsair instead.
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post #42 of 94
Well they also had stupid mhz for their ddr3 set, me the unknown super noob bought a set 1800mhz
should;ve bought the more expensive 1866mhz getting it stable was too hard and wasted so many hours with no avail :/

switched to mushkin and they aren't the greatest too
they are doing strange and on 4gb+ load it gets some hiccups sometime//
Edited by runeazn - 1/11/11 at 3:16pm
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post #43 of 94
Meh. Plenty of good names still around. Muskin G.Skill Corsiar.

Pretty much anything DDR3 is balls fast anyway. RAM performance doesn't really concern me anymore.
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post #44 of 94
This is surprising. They were just going to release their new addition to the blaze series.
post #45 of 94
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Wow this is upsetting. I've always used OCZ ram in my builds.
+1 sad too see this, they were great with rma too.
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post #46 of 94
Wow did not see this coming...
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their memory was very affordable. Oh wells
    
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post #48 of 94
Good. Their RAM was atrocious, even if it worked. They need to just do SSDs and drop the PSU market.

G.Skill is by far the best bang for your buck and they usually are very HQ, especially the PI series.
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post #49 of 94
About time. With the failure rate they had on DDR3 sticks they should have stopped long ago.
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post #50 of 94
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Good. Their RAM was atrocious, even if it worked. They need to just do SSDs and drop the PSU market.

G.Skill is by far the best bang for your buck and they usually are very HQ, especially the PI series.
Shrug, my OCZ PSU lasted 6 years; I just recently had to replace it with a Corsair because I needed it the same day and that's all my BB carried. I'm still rocking some some DDR2 Reapers, though, and they haven't given me problems, either. I also have a Vertex that I bought because it was the best bang for the buck at the time, and it's still doing well

Overall, I think leaving the RAM market is a good choice. There are plenty of RAM companies that make perfectly good RAM and there's not really a lot you can do to set your product apart from the rest, so I don't think people pay for a name when it comes to RAM as much as they do with other components. If I were running OCZ, I'd continue the current path with SSDs, expand the PSU department, and enter into the case market (if they haven't already, and as long as they can avoid slapping giant, idiotic logos all over them).
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