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Corsair Officially Launches Vengeance High-Performance DDR3 Memory

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Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the Vengeance series of high performance DDR3 memory modules for enthusiasts and system builders.

Vengeance memory modules use carefully selected RAMs to enable excellent overclocking results on current and future generation Intel and AMD platforms. All initial Vengeance memory modules have a low 1.5V supply voltage for maximum compatibility and for energy-efficient operation. Vengeance DDR3 memory kits are available in single, dual, or triple module kits, with sizes ranging from 4GB all the way up to 16GB. All Vengeance modules are equipped with aluminum heat spreaders for thermal performance as well as aggressive appearance.

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They forgot to put the prices at the new low of today's memory prices? did they not get the memo that prices halved?
 
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Yeah, those prices are too high.
 
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Yeah, those prices are too high.
Are they?

With the price dropping so quickly lately I'm really struggling to keep up. For example the price ranges here in the UK from £45 to £110 for a 2x2GB kit (1600MHz). It seems most retailers are stuck trying to get rid of old expensive stock as these newer, cheaper, and faster kits come in.

For example these new Vengeance kits are pre-ordering at Scan - £116 for the CAS8 2x4GB kit whereas the old basic CAS9 XMS3 2x4GB is going for £120.

EDIT: I can't actually find a cheaper 2x4GB 1600MHz kit out there. In that respect, the price looks great to me.
 
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Those are to expensive for "only" 1600Mhz. (In Europe you can add and extra 25%+taxes). I was hopping for some 2400 or even 2600 goodness!!! :)))):nutkick:
 

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My g skill 1333mhz cheap ram runs at 9-9-9-24 @ 1.5v Oveclocked and that cost me like $150.
 
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only high performance kits i see here is the 24G kits with 1600 cas 9 looks great, but the other kits it's just like value rams seems to me
 
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looks like the corsair version of ripjaws
 
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Are they?

With the price dropping so quickly lately I'm really struggling to keep up. For example the price ranges here in the UK from £45 to £110 for a 2x2GB kit (1600MHz). It seems most retailers are stuck trying to get rid of old expensive stock as these newer, cheaper, and faster kits come in.

For example these new Vengeance kits are pre-ordering at Scan - £116 for the CAS8 2x4GB kit whereas the old basic CAS9 XMS3 2x4GB is going for £120.

EDIT: I can't actually find a cheaper 2x4GB 1600MHz kit out there. In that respect, the price looks great to me.
Here in the US, a 3x2GB kit starts at 69.99$ shipped and a 3x2GB 1600 cl9 at 85$ shipped

A 3x2GB 1600 cl8 can be found around 90~95$ shipped but most are 99.99$

Therefore, the 3x2GB kit at abouut 50% overpriced to me
 

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RAM with 'tude. I Think this will be my RAM when I go AM3+
 

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why does the heat spreader look like its plastic?