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[Closed] G.Skill vs Corsair vs Mushkin all 1600 cl9 (Pics included)

post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
All are 4GB X2 kits running 1600 cl9
Same prices too.

Basically just going by looks for this and was leaning towards the Mushkin (all 3 are black as everything else in system is black to match)

Seriously though, besides looks, they should be pretty much identical. Just wondering if the snipers may OC better because they are newer or is it a crap shoot with them all ?

F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR.jpg
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Edited by K3VL4R - 4/5/11 at 4:13pm
post #2 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by K3VL4R;13005195 
All are 4GB X2 kits running 1600 cl9
Same prices too.

Basically just going by looks for this and was leaning towards the Mushkin (all 3 are black as everything else in system is black to match)

Seriously though, besides looks, they should be pretty much identical. Just wondering if the snipers may OC better because they are newer or is it a crap shoot with them all ?

F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR.jpg
CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9.jpg
996776.jpg

As far as looks go, those Snipers look so cheesy. The Mushkins look simple and clean, but I'm partial to the Corsair Vengeance because I have the blue ones just like that.
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post #3 of 13
I got the vengeance 2x4 ddr3 1866mhz kit, but if I had the choice again Id go for g.skill since they look uber badass
post #4 of 13
Mushkins look clean and are known to perform well. Rest look fugly. Not sure how the other compare though.
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post #5 of 13
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Thanks.

I about ready to pull the trigger on the Mushkins anyway but was willing to give up my visual preference if the others were known good overclockers.
post #6 of 13
Corsair or Muskin will look nice. Mushkin has great support on their forums. biggrin.gif There's also a thread for case badges if you're into that. smile.gif
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post #7 of 13
Not to ruin your parade, but I've heard that the Mushkins overclock worse than the Vengeance. And the Vengeance is middle ground in looks. The Sniper looks really really cheesy. Get the Vengeance (or if from Newegg, get special 8-8-8-24 edition!)
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post #8 of 13
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by csm725;13005398 
Not to ruin your parade, but I've heard that the Mushkins overclock worse than the Vengeance. And the Vengeance is middle ground in looks. The Sniper looks really really cheesy. Get the Vengeance (or if from Newegg, get special 8-8-8-24 edition!)

Your not ruining anything. That is why I posted so I could get some feedback.

BTW: I have to order from newegg.ca and they want an extra $40 (with shipping) for the 1866 cl9 and 1600 cl8.
post #9 of 13
These are the best 2X4GB sticks right now.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226178
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post #10 of 13
Mushkins look nice and clean...Vengeance looks retarded...I like Dominators though biggrin.gif
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