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which brand is better corsair or mushkins?
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post #2 of 20
You can't really compare brands, but rather the individual products.
Could you please link us to what you'd like to purchase?

They both make RAM and Power Supplies.
Edited by Jaguarbamf - 2/12/11 at 3:08pm
    
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Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf;12362882 
You can't really compare brands, but rather the individual products.
Could you please link us to what you'd like to purchase?

They both make RAM and Power Supplies.

Corsair:
http://ncix.com/products/?sku=40072&vpn=TW3X4G1333C9A&manufacture=Corsair

Mushkins:
http://ncix.com/products/?sku=55546&vpn=996768&manufacture=Mushkin%20Enhanced
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post #4 of 20
Between those 2 choices, I would buy the Corsairs.

They're both pretty much the same however, so either choice won't make a real difference.
    
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post #5 of 20
Mushkin.

I had 3 RMAs with Corsair for their 1600MHz Dominators acting flaky on X58 regardless of vDIMM/QPIPLL/timings. Great company and service but some of their products aren't where they used to be.
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post #6 of 20
Well since they are spec'ed exactly the same I would get the Mushkins. Just personal preference. They are cheaper though as well.
 
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post #7 of 20
i would pick the mushkin if only for the reason that the corsairs are so damn ugly. Mushkin also has killer customer support.

Why not these? http://ncix.com/products/?sku=42745&vpn=F3%2D12800CL9D%2D4GBRL&manufacture=G%2ESkill&promoid=1283
    
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post #8 of 20
Mushkin. Great personal experience, OCs like champs, No errors, and apperently great customer support.
post #9 of 20
Both have good quality service/rma.
I prefer Mushkin , have had good luck with them, and they oc well.

Appears Corsair is a bit taller , via link you gave than the Mushkin, check clearance cpu cooler.
post #10 of 20
It doesn't matter.
They're both generic 1333 CL9 at 1.5V. Get the absolute cheapest possible. Brand plays no effect on generic memory.
Or you could do the right thing and not get ripoff generic memory, and get these G.Skill Ripjaws for $42.28 price match because you are getting much, much better performance memory for a lower price.
Never buy generic memory. Ever.
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