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Sebastian Rivas Jun 03, 2009, 12:42am EDT Report Abuse
Hello everyone!

well, I'm building my new rig and I need some thoughts in this matter...

Its a i7 core oriented computer, and I think I narrowed memories down to this 2

Corsair Dominator 6GB DDR3 - $168.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145224


and


OCZ Gold 6GB - $99.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227365


So, is it worth the 70 extra bucks to get the dominator??? im not very fond on spending too much on memory, yet, if its really worth the expense, i would pay it.

Comments???

THANKS!


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BoT Jun 03, 2009, 12:47am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
neither, get one of these

OCZ Platinum 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) - $99.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227381
or even better
CORSAIR XMS3 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) - $134.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145242
these are the only ones imo worth the extra money

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Adam Kolak Jun 03, 2009, 12:49am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
I gotta agree with Bot here due to the lower latencies on the kits in his links.

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Sebastian Rivas Jun 03, 2009, 01:18am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
i see... nice :)

now, theres something i dont quite understand... why would OCZ make 2 set of memories with the same price but one better than the other??? does the gold one have something the platinum one doesnt?

and between corsair and ocz, which one would you rather buy?

again, thanks a lot for the help here!!!

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Build:
Asus P6X58D motherboard
GeForce GTX 260
Intel i7-920 @ 3.4GHz
6GB DDR3 Corsair cas7 memory
Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Xtrememusic
Thermaltake Kandalf Black case
BoT Jun 03, 2009, 01:26am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
the platnium used to be priced higher but it came down.
ocz and corsair are both reputable companies. i had good experiences with both.
i'd might favor ocz just a tad but for the two models i showed i would go with the corsair

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Meats_Of_Evil Jun 04, 2009, 02:59pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
OCZ as a company is incredible. I just got my PSU fixed for free, only had to pay shipping and they didn't charged me anything not even shipping back the item to Puerto Rico!

Oh yeah i'm an OCZ fanboy lol.

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<a class= Jun 04, 2009, 04:02pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
I've been with OCZ ever since DDR 400 2-2-2-5, and even tough GEIL is better for ultra high end memory, OCZ Platinum series have always been my favorite.

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Bungle Jun 04, 2009, 04:44pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
I've never had any issues with any OCZ memory I've had... even when I was running it 20 or 30% over its rated speed.

Core i7 4770K @ 4.4GHz | Corsair H110 | Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD5H | 32GB 1866MHz Corsair Vengeance
2x EVGA GTX 780 SLI | 256GB OCZ Vector SSD | 4TB Hitachi 7K4000
Corsair AX1200 PSU | Corsair 650D | Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Jun 04, 2009, 04:52pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
Eww. G.SKILL for meez. But given a choice between those two, I'd probably go with the OCZ set.

Liquid Shadow Jun 04, 2009, 05:16pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
Have been using Corsair since my very first build.



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Sebastian Rivas Jun 04, 2009, 09:49pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
now that you mention it, OCZ has been great with me also!

4 years ago I moved from the states to Chile, south america, but i brought with me my last built PC. The thing is, my OCZ 500W PSU failed and it was kind of expensive to ship it back, so OCZ solution was to ship me back a 700w GamexStream instead (at the moment it was quite high-end), and I was quite happy with the arrangement.

Kudos for OCZ and their good-willed personnel!


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Build:
Asus P6X58D motherboard
GeForce GTX 260
Intel i7-920 @ 3.4GHz
6GB DDR3 Corsair cas7 memory
Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Xtrememusic
Thermaltake Kandalf Black case
angryhippy Jun 07, 2009, 02:29pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair or OCZ... thats the question :)
OCZ uses a lot of gimmick stuff so you can have umpteen different choices at umpteen different prices for basically the same RAM. I've tried them twice and RMA'd them for not being at advertised speed/latency.

A bit off topic or out of range price wise, these gave me a good laugh. http://snipurl.com/jn1j4
You can never go wrong with RAM that has red and green "blinky' lights! LOL

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More like being embarrassed you spent $300 on RAM with blinky lights.

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