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You think G.Skill is better than Mushkin?

Also, in this case, Mushkin is $25 cheaper for 16GB. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226099
Edited by Rarazuh - 4/22/11 at 12:58pm
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post #12 of 25
I haven't heard of Mushkin being used that much lately. I know about 50-60% of us Sandy Bridge owneres are probably using G Skills and have no issues what so ever. I also know G Skill has a lifetime warranty, not sure about Mushkin there and Mushkin i think only goes up to 1600mhz stock. G Skill are already up to 2400mhz, tho newegg isn't selling em.
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post #13 of 25
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The Vertex 3 is over $110 more for 8 less gb and from what I've seen I'm not really too sure the performance is that much better.

As for the RAM, I was hoping to get at least 12 or ideally 16. Is the 1866 really that much better than the 1600? I found a similar set of 12gb for a bit more (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226196) would you suggest that?


Real world performance is not that big a difference, I just wanted to throw that out there incase you had certain expectations of being able to OC the 1600mhz memory for benchmarking/e-peen or whatever.

Also with p67 it is dual channel, so you dont get 12gb (4GBx3 or 2GBx6) kits. For dual channel are 2GBx2 2GBx4 4GBx2 4GBx4.

Hope that helps.
    
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post #14 of 25
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I haven't heard of Mushkin being used that much lately. I know about 50-60% of us Sandy Bridge owneres are probably using G Skills and have no issues what so ever. I also know G Skill has a lifetime warranty, not sure about Mushkin there and Mushkin i think only goes up to 1600mhz stock. G Skill are already up to 2400mhz, tho newegg isn't selling em.
Mushkin seems to be high respected and also has a lifetime limited. Can anyone else comment on this?
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post #15 of 25
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Originally Posted by Rarazuh View Post
Mushkin seems to be high respected and also has a lifetime limited. Can anyone else comment on this?
Which mushkin modules are you looking at? The ones you linked earlier are tripple channel... You need dual channel for p67.
    
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post #16 of 25
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Which mushkin modules are you looking at? The ones you linked earlier are tripple channel... You need dual channel for p67.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226099

I would be buying two sets of these.
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post #17 of 25
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Hey guys I'm building a PC for the first time and I think after a bunch of research I know what I'm getting finally. Still not completely sure on all my parts and was looking for some advice/input.

What I am planning on getting so far:

Intel i7-2600k
Noctua NH-D14
Asus P8P67 Pro Motherboard
Cooler Master 922 HAF Mid-tower case
16 GB Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 1600mhz RAM
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 570
Corsair AX850 Professional Power Supply
Crucial C300 128GB SSD
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB HDD

I'm planning on using the rig for gaming as well as some other java based programs.(I do need the ram.) I'm pretty much certain on the 2600K and from what I've read I think the MB is a good choice for the price. I know Mushkin is good ram but I hear good things about G.Skill was well. As for the graphics card I'm still uncertain. I originally wanted the R6950 Twin FrozR III but I think the non-ref Gigabyte 570 may be a better investment.(Also considering MSI TFIII 570?) As for the power supply I should be all set as Corsair is always a great choice. $200 for the C300 SSD which I think is a good deal for its performance. For the HDD I hear both the F3's and the WD Cav Blacks are good and I'm really not sure which I should get.

Would really appreciate any advice. Thanks!
I highly recommend u to get this gpu:
msi gtx570 twin frozrIII power edition,
get this ram:
corsair vengeance 1600mhz,
this particular ram works great with sandy bridge,
Hope u like my suggestion
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post #18 of 25
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226099

I would be buying two sets of these.
the ram u posted is not great,
get this ram insted,
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145345
its a much much better ram than mushkin blackline,
hope u like this
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post #19 of 25
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I highly recommend u to get this gpu:
msi gtx570 twin frozrIII power edition,
get this ram:
corsair vengeance 1600mhz,
this particular ram works great with sandy bridge,
Hope u like my suggestion
RAM is too big for NH-D14 thanks though. I think I'll go with g.skill ripjaw x 1866 8gb which from everything I have read is better.
Edited by Rarazuh - 4/22/11 at 2:38pm
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RAM is too big for NH-D14 thanks though. I think I'll go with s.skill ripjaw x 1866 8gb which from everything I have read is better.
its not s.skill,
its gskill,
yeah,gskill ripjawsX is a great ram
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