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post #1 of 15
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Hi again, another question about ram

The price difference between the Corsair Vengeance (2x4gb) and the G.Skill RipJawsX (2x4gb) is pretty big, I was wondering if its worth the extra money to go for the Corsair Vengeance over the G.Skill ram

Corsair was my origonal choice but if G.Skill is just as good then I'll go for them, will save me abit of money that way too smile.gif

Which would you go for? smile.gif
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post #2 of 15
G.skill is just as good, used their Ripjaws in a freinds build and they work flawlessly. Go with the Ripjaws and save yourself some money.
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post #3 of 15
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another bonus is the RipJaws will go with the colour theame I'm going for (black and red) biggrin.gif
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post #4 of 15
I second the G.Skill recommendation.
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post #5 of 15
go with whatevers cheaper
post #6 of 15
i would personally go with ripjaws
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post #7 of 15
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Bumping this up again, the Corsair ram had 8-8-8-24 timings, the G.Skill has 9-9-9-24

price of the G.Skill ram is around £45 cheaper than the Corsair ram, should I look at G.Skill ram with lower timings? or would I not notice a great difference?
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post #8 of 15
Make this easy. How much are you willing to spend?
What website are you ordering from?

Post that up and we'll figure something out.
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post #9 of 15
you won't feel the timming difference. You just notice a 2+ points reduction on timmings (9-9-9-24)--> (7-7-7-21)
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post #10 of 15
save the money.
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