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  Corsair vs. Crucial ? :~  
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Andy Z. Oct 05, 2010, 05:46pm EDT Report Abuse
Hey all,

I'm looking to put some DDR3 memory into my laptop, I've narrowed it down to either brand Corsair or Crucial ... what do you fellas recommend?


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TamTheBam Oct 05, 2010, 06:56pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair vs. Crucial ? :~

Corsair! If you MoBo supports 2000MHz then grab them! Seriouss**t! If you have the money of course. Crucial was the King a few years back. Corsair is the king today in my book!

What is the ram for? Normal use? Hi-Spec? Extreme?

....I'm back, but only as a part-timer... :)
Rommel Oct 05, 2010, 08:11pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair vs. Crucial ? :~
if you buy Crucial get the ballistic it's the only ram i haven't had trouble with dying prematurely from crucial. i won't even buy there mainstream ram anymore. it was ddr2 however.

Meats_Of_Evil Oct 05, 2010, 11:06pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair vs. Crucial ? :~
Yes Crucial was the speed demon king with their ballistic series back when DDR and DDR2 were out. Though other manufacturers catched up to them and i believe some surpassed them on DDR2.

I would buy whichever offers the best warranty.

Everything I write is Sarcasm.
Plug & Play Oct 06, 2010, 06:59am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair vs. Crucial ? :~

I would deffo give Corsair the notch stuff.

i5 2500K @ 4.8Ghz- Corsiar H50 WaterCooler- Coolermaster Realpower 1000w- Asus P8P67 Deluxe - Asus 6990 4GB - 8GB Corsair DDR3 2000Mhz - X-Fi Sound - 7.1 Surround Speakers - BenQ 24" TFT - G9x Mouse- G19 Keyboard
Oct 06, 2010, 02:38pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair vs. Crucial ? :~
I've never owned any Crucial, but I've got a nice 8GB kit of Corsair DDR3 laptop mem in the mail on its way to me right now ... :D

david cole Oct 06, 2010, 04:53pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair vs. Crucial ? :~
I have about 3GB new and like-new Crucial Ballistic setting in my parts bin as they proved incompatible (two separate purchases) even though on the motherboard's QVL. The Corsair bought to replace the Crucial has been faultless so I would have to give Corsair the nod between the two brands.

Must also point out that GSkill has also been faultless in other builds, and is the brand chosen for my last four builds.

A8N-SLI Deluxe, FX-55, Win XP Pro - was main, being rebuilt after electrical storm
Sabertooth x58, i7-950, Win 7 Pro, ENGTX460CU TOP, 12GB GSkill, 12GB SSD, 1GB + 2GB HDD @ 6GB/s - main computer
P5Q-E, e8500, Vista 64 - secondary computer
Two P5Q Pro,
Oct 06, 2010, 07:45pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Corsair vs. Crucial ? :~
Sure would be nice if HWA allowed in-thread polls ... *wink wink wink*

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