Corsair or Kingston HyperX Tags: Memory DDR3 Kingston Corsair Last response: December 15, 2009 3:25 AM in Memory Share sweetheart December 14, 2009 6:27:05 AM What is usually better brand of memory: Corsair HX3X12G1600C9 (6x2GB) 12GB DDR3-1600 CL9 XMS3 or Kingston HyperX (6x2GB) 12GB DDR3-1600 Using it for video editing and would appreciate anyone's help. And which one runs usually cooler if that is a factor that needs to be counted for? More about : corsair kingston hyperx sweetheart December 14, 2009 12:14:40 PM Quote:Nobody benchmarks ram heat. Both are excellent. I would prefer Corsair but whatever's cheaper will work fine. It's best to see which one is on your motherboards compatability chart. Thank you for your response. Intending to use it on a new Asus P6X58D Premium X58 DDR3 ATX motherboard http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=wurRaDZ8lo4Ckukj&... I google "motherboard compatibility chart" and I have no idea what I meant to be looking for. Anymore help from you or anyone else would be much appreciated. m 0 l sweetheart December 14, 2009 1:19:30 PM Quote:Nobody benchmarks ram heat. Both are excellent. I would prefer Corsair but whatever's cheaper will work fine. It's best to see which one is on your motherboards compatability chart. Is this what you mean about motherboards compatibility chart. http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=wurRaDZ8lo4Ckukj&... And click on Memory Support List Tab. If so Kingston HyperX T1 KHX1600C9D3K3/6GX 6GB 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 (Kit of 3) XMP 9-9-9-27 1.65V appears on the list But this version of Corsair HX3X12G1600C9 doesn't seem to appear on the list. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer roonj a b } Memory December 15, 2009 3:25:34 AM Even though both will work an even odder occurrance, based on recent performance tests the hyperx won out. A first for Kingston in recent memory (pun). m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWould you pick Kingston HyperX over Corsair Vengeance Pro? Forum SolvedKingston HyperX Beast 2400MHz or Corsair Vengeance Pro 1866MHz Forum SolvedCorsair ValueSelect 4GB 1600 Mhz DDR3 VS Kingston HyperX 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 what is better? Forum SolvedCorsair Vengeance OR Kingston HyperX Red? Forum SolvedSamsung SSD 840 Evo 120 GB vs Corsair SSD Force GS 128 GB or Kingston Hyperx Forum SolvedKingston Technology HyperX DDR3 1600MHz vs Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 8GB Forum SolvedKingston hyperX blu 4gb or corsair vengance 4gb Forum Solved2400Mhz Ram G.Skill TridentX CL10 or Kingston HyperX CL11 or Corsair CL9? Forum SolvedKingston HyperX Blu 8GB vs Corsair Vengeance 8GB - RAM Forum SolvedCorsair Dominator/Vengeance vs. Kingston HyperX Beast? Forum kingston hyperx black 2x4gb 1600mhz + Corsair Vengeance 2x4gb 1600mhz on M5a97r2.0. Xmp profile and DOCP profile loaded Forum SolvedCorsair Force 3 vs Kingston HyperX 3k Forum corsair vengeance vs kingston hyperx !!! Forum SolvedKingston Technology HyperX Blu 8GB or Corsair XMS3 8 GB 1333 MHz Forum Kingston HyperX Fury or Corsair Vengeance PRO Forum SolvedCorsair XMS2 or Kingston HyperX Forum SolvedCorsair DDR3 Dominator GT Or Kingston DDR3 HyperX Forum corsair vengeance 32gb vs kingston hyperx 32gb Forum Corsair Vengeance vs Kingston HyperX Forum Corsair Vengeance DDR3 8 GB vs Kingston HyperX DDR3 8 GB. Which one is better? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !