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Windows 7: Kingston KHX1600C10D3B1/8G vs GSKILL F3-12800CL10Q-32GBZL:which better


09 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
 
 
Kingston KHX1600C10D3B1/8G vs GSKILL F3-12800CL10Q-32GBZL:which better

http://www.kingston.com/datasheets/K...C10D3B1_8G.pdf
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Two budget 8 GB DDR3: the specs seem fairly even. What's yr opinion regarding which is better. I am actually using a ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe and MSI FXA890-GD70 right now.


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09 Sep 2012   #2

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It's too close to call. Both companies have great products, customer support, etc. I think you'd be happy with either one. I have a Dell Vostro using G.Skill RAM and a Sony Vaio using Kingston. Both have worked flawlessly.
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09 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Figure so. The heatspreader on the Gskill looks bigger, but i doubt that would be much of any factor over the kingston. i don't do any overclocking anyway. was just trying to see which is marginally better as i like to pair that with my faster system which is the asus one. I am guessing that in term of compatibility they should work fine in either mobo.

Fairly even in pricing also: $4.69/GB for Kingston and $4.38/GB for G Skill
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09 Sep 2012   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

To be honest, I prefer Corsair's Vengeance series RAM. But if you're going between G.Skills and Kingston, I'd choose Kingston. It's probably my biased opinion though, really you can't go wrong with either. Make sure that your motherboard and CPU support the one you choose
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09 Sep 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
 
 

well, my systems don't have the all the fastest neck breaking speed components so i am not into the more expensive higher speed ram. if there's a set of 8 gb ddr3 that's like 1333 instead of 1600 that's cheaper i wouldve got that instead. These are both the cheapest 8 gb set out there that seems to be fairly compatible with most boards..
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09 Sep 2012   #6

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

This confuses me. From your specs.
Memory 1 GB DDR2|32 GB DDR3|16 GB DDR3

CPU Intel Atom z520 1.33ghz|Intel Core i7 2600K|AMD Phenom II955
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09 Sep 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
This confuses me. From your specs.
Memory 1 GB DDR2|32 GB DDR3|16 GB DDR3

CPU Intel Atom z520 1.33ghz|Intel Core i7 2600K|AMD Phenom II955
I am trying to fit 3 computers into the space of one . I wish the user profile on here let you enter multiple computers.
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09 Sep 2012   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

3 computers in the space of one?
Eh?
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09 Sep 2012   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wildpig1234 View Post
well, my systems don't have the all the fastest neck breaking speed components so i am not into the more expensive higher speed ram. if there's a set of 8 gb ddr3 that's like 1333 instead of 1600 that's cheaper i wouldve got that instead. These are both the cheapest 8 gb set out there that seems to be fairly compatible with most boards..
G.Skill Ripjaws X 1333 Mhz unbuffered dual channel 2 x 4GB
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09 Sep 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mintos45 View Post
3 computers in the space of one?
Eh?
The user profile on here only let you enter one computer so i am trying to cram the profiles of 3 computers into the available space.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mintos45 View Post

G.Skill Ripjaws X 1333 Mhz unbuffered dual channel 2 x 4GB

Looking for 8 GB DDR3 modules not 4 GB modules. My older configuration for both the Asus and MSI contain 4 x 4 GB. Going to 4 x 8 GB on both. Just trying to decide which of the two DDR3 should go into which. I would prefer to have the faster of the two DDR3 going into the Asus, but I am guessing they are too close to say which is really better.
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