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. 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. 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). Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumCorsair Force 3 vs Kingston HyperX 3k ForumCorsair Force Series GT 120GB OR Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB ForumKingston HyperX 120gb vs Corsair Force GT in Raid 0 ForumKingston Technology HyperX Blu 8GB or Corsair XMS3 8 GB 1333 MHz ForumCorsair XMS2 or Kingston HyperX ForumCorsair DDR3 Dominator GT Or Kingston DDR3 HyperX ForumKingston HyperX vs Corsair XMS2 DDR2-8500 ForumCorsair vs. kingston hyperx : why does it matter ForumCorsair XMS vs Kingston HyperX Forum== Kingston HyperX VERSUS Corsair XMS == Forumkingston hyperx or corsair ? 3200 or 3500? plz help ForumKingston HyperX 3500 OR Corsair TwinX3700 ForumCorsair TWIN-X vs. Kingston HyperX ForumKINGSTON HyperX 3K SSD, 240GB (SH103S3/240G) Forum[SSD] Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB with 140 mb/s write ForumSamsung 830 128GB or Kingston Hyperx 3K, what to buy? ForumBest Motherboard for i7-3770 and GeForce 600 Ti? ForumP5K Deluxe and Corsair CM2X2048 ForumCorsair DDR3 freezes up computer after voltage change ForumCORSAIR DOMINATOR vs CORSAIR XMS3 More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !