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Is the Trident X Series discontinued?

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January 10, 2013 11:53:53 AM

I literally just bought 4x8GB DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory for my new computer build, and it is the G.Skill Trident X series RAM as I figured it was among the top performing rams and offered the performance I was looking for. I liked the 7-8-8 timing and the CL of 7.

Well, I was looking at newegg and they are saying the RAM is discontinued (as of 1/10/13)?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Does anyone know about this? Is it discontinued? And if it is, why was it? I haven't opened my Trident X series package yet, but now I am hesistant to do so if the model is discontinued. Something wrong with the RAM? Should I return it and get a different RAM?

Just a little nervous now.


If anyone can help it would be appreciated.
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January 13, 2013 1:21:14 AM

All those two links tell me is they haven't sold out of those models yet. Newegg is out of stock of the ones I linked and instead of labeling them as Out Of Stock they labeled them as Discontinued, so I am wondering if it is.
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January 13, 2013 1:59:31 AM

Newegg does that alot when they decide not to sell the items.
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January 14, 2013 5:38:32 PM

Items commonly show up as "Discontinued" if they do not have an ETA for inventory. Once they are in stock, NewEgg will reactivate the item.

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January 15, 2013 1:13:24 AM

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January 15, 2013 1:15:49 AM

Thanks for the reply, that makes sense but it is done in such a way that makes it worrisome for consumers. I'll take the word from the Official G.SKILL Representative.

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