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Komputerbay 16GB DDR3 CL7 1333 for $380. What about quality?

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June 26, 2010 6:16:36 AM

Amazon is selling 4x4GB RAM CL7 DDR3 1333Mhz for $380. It's a very good price and performance. But I wonder about the Komputerbay brand. How good are they? They are offering life time warranty.

http://www.amazon.com/Komputerbay-1333Mhz-10600-Heatspreader-Cooling/dp/B003OSRGZM/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1277531859&sr=1-2
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June 26, 2010 7:07:28 AM

Never heard about that brand and couldn't find any reviews for it either,but why do you even want 16GB of RAM ? 4GB is quite fine for today's games/apps(or 8GB if its heavy usage)
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June 26, 2010 6:09:46 PM

4GB is not enough for a developer who has several apps open in a 64bit Windows. I want to dedicate a whole 4GB to Visual Studio. I want to work in a screaming fast computer. You'll appreciate it when every task and click responds very fast and it's a joy to work.

Why not if I can afford it?
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June 26, 2010 6:41:43 PM

Well,then like i said 8GB is the max i recommend for extremely-heavy usage.
About the link you posted,well its has a great price,no doubts about it,but it doesn't have any reviews, also its not as reputable as brands like Corsair,OCZ,Geil,G.Skill etc.
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June 26, 2010 8:23:45 PM

8GB is not enough. There's no reason to limit memory. It never hurts to add more and the more the better. Enough for a gamer but not enough for someone who opens many apps and wants everything cached.
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June 26, 2010 8:43:01 PM

I know it's not known like the others. I don't want to be in a "you get what you pay for" situation and get memory which gets bad quickly. There are no reviews so I can't judge. It seems it's a new company/product and Amazon added it less than a month ago. The odd thing is that I can't find a site for Komputerbay. Which company is behind them?
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June 26, 2010 9:18:59 PM

As for 8GB or higher,I don't want to limit you,you can get any capacity you like,i just said that judging from the reviews i read,but its your choice :) 
I did a search and it seems its a RAM which is mostly used in laptops,
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=920420
"Great pricing for sure, although never heard of the brand. It looks like the actual memory chips are samsung, which is generally very good."
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