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Best Quality Ram Brand?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by HiddenStupid, Oct 14, 2007.

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Best Quality Ram Brand?

  1. Crucial

    33.7%
  2. Corsair

    11.2%
  3. Kingston

    5.1%
  4. Mushkin

    9.2%
  5. OCZ

    15.3%
  6. G.Skill

    16.3%
  7. Buffalo

    1.0%
  8. Kingmax

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. PNY

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Super Talent

    1.0%
  11. A-DATA

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. Patriot Memory

    2.0%
  13. PQI

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Rosewill

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Transcend

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  16. Wintec Industries

    1.0%
  17. Other... name it

    4.1%
  1. HiddenStupid New Member

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    What is the best quality ram brand?

    If you have trouble decide.... feel free to vote randomly.

    I bought PNY ram and it came with non-PNY brand inside. Will never deal with PNY again.

    ps. whats the difference between Kingston and Kingston HyperX?
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2007
  2. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    I vote Mushkin. I put my 2x512MB kit through multiple systems, shipped it all across New England, overclocked it a bit, and it's never faltered. You can't argue with durable, consistent, and reliable power.
  3. panchoman

    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    lol, most memory chips are made by companies like micron, samsung, and elpidia. micron d9 is the best chip out there. brands like crucial and muskin contain pure micron d9's.
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    i am gonna have to say patriot,i had 2 512mb of pc7200 sticks that would do 560mhz benchable.they were sooo reliable and i lent them out a few times and they worked in every board.

    i have had crappy luck with crucial in my p5k-premium board,two lots of ballistix pc5300 going tits up in this board,but i know crucial is good stuff.
  5. ex_reven New Member

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    This isnt going to determine the best quality ram brands, only what most people own.

    Example - Some memory is very popular in that generally it yields good overclocks etc. But not every user has the same experience with their memory.
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    it will at least show the most popular brands.
  7. panchoman

    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    i've got patriots, great memory, but its a mix of micron d9's and elpidias, so i'd rather go with crucial since its pure micron d9. same with ocz.
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    Ocz
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  9. JacKz5o New Member

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    I say G.Skill. They overclock great and I very rarely hear someone talk about their G.Skill RAM going bad.
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    The packaging is also small, yet awesome :roll:
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    Grings New Member

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    Cellshock, it's expensive though
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    Additional question.... what is the most expensive PC3200 ram?
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    Kursah

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    I do agree, but I had a stick of DDR2-800 G.Skill go bad on me with this build, the RMA was quick and painless! And I recieved the second gen batch of the phu2-2gbHZ kit, never been happier! Does DDR1000, 4-4-4-12 @ 2.15v, and is memtest stable! Couldn't be happier!

    My other system has cheap Mosel DDR400 1gb kit. Both kits have heatspreaders.

    :rockout:
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    Grings New Member

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    probably mushkin redline, if you can even find any now
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Crucial has probably the best quality, IMO.

    However, G.Skill is pretty much just as good and usually cheaper so all my machines have G.Skill in them right now.
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
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    Mushkin Redline
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    Wile E Power User

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    I voted Crucial, but I also like G.skill. Currently running Crucial Ballistix in my system, so that's the only reason it got my vote.
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    mitsirfishi New Member

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    i put my vote as G.skill as great quality and great overclocking
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    intel igent New Member

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    OCZ 4 me
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    Judas

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    Mushkin gets my vote
  21. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    I would say OCZ or G.Skill ;)
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    Redline?
    Bah!

    Mushkin Black Level II Hi Perf DDR3500
    512MB/stick (not the "V2" or "special 2-2-2" stuff). Original Windond W942508BH-5 chips only.
    The most coveted RAM ever. No competition.
    [​IMG]
    :respect:
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    mitsirfishi New Member

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    ah good old bh5 :D top ddr stuff aswell as the samsung tccd they where great memory chips in there hayday
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    G.Skill :D
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    high 5 :D

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