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Corsair vs G.skill vs Kingston

I have an AMD a-10 7850k + ASRock Fatal1ty FM2A88X+ Killer and I will buy one pair of memory (2x4GB) with 2400Mhz. I don't have a discrete Video at moment. Which one is better for games?
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  1. With the same timings/latencies they will perform identically so choose on price.
  2. I prefer and only use Gskill.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2400 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $79.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-23 20:15 EDT-0400)
  3. G.Skill used to be "Premium" RAM that was priced for enthusiasts. It was expensive, but really had NO flaws. Corsair RAM ism more or less the same, with a more bland design and is known for reliability. Kingston...well, that's a mixed bag. I know it is a cheap brand that offers nice RAM, but for a budget build. Similar to Crucial, it isn't bad by any means, it's just more of a budget brand. The HyperX Kingston RAm is fantastic, but as I said, most people only buy to save money. Is any brand better or worse? Well, AMD's own official RAM is way overpriced but it isn't bad. Other than that, all of them would perform equally with the same timings, G.Skill being the coolest looking and likely most reliable. I recommend G.Skill due to their past as the "premium must-have" status, and they are generally cheaper than other brands when it comes to price for some reason. I have G.Skill RipjawsX in my own build, and I've had no issues

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Memory: G.Skill Trident X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2400 Memory ($72.25 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston Predator Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2400 Memory ($85.74 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2400 Memory ($92.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $250.98
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-23 20:36 EDT-0400)
  4. My options: (brazilian prices are too high, yeah)

    G.skill Ripjaws X (2x4gb) 2400mhz 11-13-13-31 1.65V - BRL 298,00
    G.skill Sniper X (2x4gb) 2400mhz 11-13-13-31 1.65V - BRL 319,00
    G.skill Ares (2x4gb) 2400mhz 11-13-13-31 1.65V - BRL 319,00
    G.skill Ripjaws Z (2x4gb) 2400mhz 10-12-12-31 1.65V - BRL 370,00
    G.skill Trident X (2x4gb) 2400mhz 10-12-12-31 1.65V - BRL 369,00
    Corsair Vengeance Pro (2x4gb) 2400mhz 11-13-13-31 1.65V - BRL 389,00

    I can pay max BRL 400,00. Which one is better?
  5. G.skill Sniper X (2x4gb) 2400mhz 11-13-13-31 1.65V - BRL 319,00
  6. Kingston has been on the ram market much longer than both Gskill and Corsair and their performance ram is just as good. Nobody makes budget/value 2400MHz ram.
    Currently using
    Crucial
    Kingston
    Corsair 2 sets
    Gskill
    in 5 different builds none has issues!

    I would go with the Trident X because of the tighter timings.
  7. Best answer
    With budget playing in I'd go with either the Ripjaws X or Snipers in the 2400/11 sets, those are the model lines I look at when doing DRAM for AMD rigs, the CL10 models are higher performance but AMD APUs and CPUs often have pproblems with tight CLs and often require more DRAM voltage and MC (memory controller) voltage, which raises the heat factor.
  8. Thank you guys.
    I laughed when I saw the prices. The Kingston HyperX CL11, 2400MHz, same voltage is BRL 460,00.
    I'd buy the Trident X CL10. But if what Tradesman1 said is true, I will go with Ripjaws X or Sniper X.
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