View Poll Results: Who makes the best RAM?

Voters
1474. You may not vote on this poll
  • Micron/Crucial

    169 11.47%
  • OCZ

    363 24.63%
  • Samsung

    17 1.15%
  • Mushkin

    137 9.29%
  • Corsair

    384 26.05%
  • Nanya

    4 0.27%
  • Geil

    46 3.12%
  • Infineon

    2 0.14%
  • Kingston

    50 3.39%
  • GSkill

    191 12.96%
  • Patriot

    50 3.39%
  • Adata

    4 0.27%
  • PQI

    12 0.81%
  • Twinmos

    3 0.20%
  • Wintec

    3 0.20%
  • Other Stuff

    39 2.65%
Page 1 of 18 1 2 11 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 347
  1. #1
    Forums Super Moderator
    Overclockers.com Lead Editor


    David's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    Location
    Hiding from Americans and making pretty colours in a drybox in St Andrews
    Posts
    15,547

    Who Makes The Best RAM?

    New thread to replace the poll here: http://www.ocforums.com/showthread.php?t=75896

    Vote, discuss, etc etc. Enjoy :-P


    Note: Which manufacturer makes the best overall finished product is what is being asked. Not just who makes the actual chips on the PCB
    Last edited by David; 06-16-05 at 11:35 AM.
    David J. Nelson MChem(Edin) PhD(Strath) MRSC [ResearcherID: D-3927-2011]
    OC Forums Super Moderator // Overclockers.com Editor


    The Workhorse: [Lenovo W510] Intel Core i7-720QM / 8 GB DDR3 / nVidia Quadro FX880M / Crucial M4 256 GB SSD / Windows 7
    The HTPC/Server: AMD Phenom X4 9650 / 6 GB DDR2 / nVidia 8300 / 5 TB of HDDs / Antec Solo II Case / Windows 7
    The Gaming Rig: AMD Llano A6-3650 / 4 GB DDR3 / nVidia GTX260 / 2x 500 GB HDD in RAID0 / Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 Case / Windows 7
    The Benchmarking Setup: Various LGA775 chips / Asus Rampage Formula / 2 GB OCZ 1066 MHz DDR2 / nVidia Quadro NVS 285 / 320 GB HDD / Windows 7

    My research fellowship is eating all my time, so I may be slow to reply to emails and private messages.

  2. #2
    Disabled m3x1c4nj3w's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Cupertino, California
    Posts
    525
    OCZ
    Last edited by m3x1c4nj3w; 06-17-05 at 08:02 PM.

  3. #3
    Grasshoppa Senior SewerBeing's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    The truth?? You can't handle the truth!!
    Posts
    2,892
    ocz cause its fast and looks good.
    "Unlike Windows, Linux tries to happily coexist with other OS's. It's not like Windows which will go out of its way to break other installs." MRD
    "On the second day of the seventh month, in the third year of the new milenium, Wedo looked down and saw new pow-ah join team 32, and it was good." Wedo
    "I switch Oses like most people change pants. :)" rogerdugans
    "Always be sure to flash your bios during lightning storms!" MRD

    Please Fold for team 32!
    portage > apt > source > rpm > windows update
    Gautam is a water buffalo

  4. #4
    Member Sjaak's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    7,032
    I'm soooo gonna love Twinmos for their cheap BH5 (about to go buy it)
    'Apparantly reality has a strong liberal bias'

  5. #5
    Member
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    NY
    Posts
    1,337
    Crucial.

  6. #6
    Member 1cem4n's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    FusoFuso
    Posts
    1,733
    OCZ owns like crazy
    HP dv2700t
    Bluetooth
    Webcam
    12-cell battery
    Fingerprint Reader

  7. #7
    Powder Junkie Moderator

    Voodoo Rufus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Location
    Bakersfield, CA
    Posts
    5,872
    I'm partial to Mushkin. Bought my first stick 4 years ago, very happy with the speed and their customer support.
    "I am a leaf on the wind, watch how I soar!"

    Serious Gamers Halo Custom Edition
    Green Leaves!

  8. #8
    Member Kevin007's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    321 Florida
    Posts
    1,477
    I like mushkin also...I guess because it is my first my first RAM I ever bought
    AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
    4.00 GB Mushkin
    Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H (Socket M2)
    ATI Radeon HD 4800

  9. #9
    Member CCUABIDExORxDIE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Keystone Lightville, MA
    Posts
    2,744
    i vote crucial, its a perfect medium between TCCD and UTT, it does around 260, witn 2.5-2-2-X, and with 2.8-3.0v's, which nearly every mobo can give.

  10. #10
    Member Sucka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    3,766
    I voted OCZ, but i love G.Skill Samsung as well.
    DFI SLI-DR | Opteron 170 | 2x512 G.Skill LE | x1900XTX | 2x250GB T7K250 RAID 0 | PCP&C 510 SLI | X-Fi | Dell 2007FPW
    Laptop | Dell E1405 | Core Duo 2 Merom T7200 | 2GB DDR2 | Intel 950GM | 120GB HD | 14.1 in. WXGA+ Truelife | XP Pro

    Heatware

  11. #11
    Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Calgary,Alberta
    Posts
    202
    I've always liked Corsair ram. Good quality stuff.

  12. #12
    Registered
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Posts
    69
    I'm going to be a spoil sport, and ask... how can you possibly anser this? There are SO many variables. There's motherboard compatibility, there's the question of how much power you can/will give it, and then there's the issue of not only which particular line of memory are you looking at, but what other lines does that company offer. For example: I just bought some memory for a new system I'm building with an Asus A8N+E MB. I don't believe it goes over 3v for the memory (without modding), so I decided to stick with TCCD/TCC5 memory. Other memory might have been a better choice if I had more power to give it. Then as far as WHICH TCCD/5 memory to get... I could have gotten some OCZ TCC* slightly cheaper than Patriot TCC*, but I got the Patriot instead. Reason being: OCZ offers some higher-end versions of TCC* than the base PC3200, while I don't believe Patriot does. Since OCZ is likely going to bin the better TCC* chips to the higher speed (PC4200, or whatever it is) line, I would think their PC3200 line, on average, wouldnl't fair as well as non-binned TCC* memory. So in this case, to me it seemed that Patriot would be better, because they don't have the high end line to get all the best chips. That doesn't make them a better company overall, but I would think that would make their PC3200 TCC* memory better than OCZ's PC3200 TCC* memory.

  13. #13
    Member XReaLm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Philippines
    Posts
    111
    Corsair for me

  14. #14
    Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Posts
    727
    OCZ, because I am such a nice guy!

  15. #15
    Registered
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Posts
    11
    I personaly love Geil because it performs great and looks amazing

  16. #16
    Registered
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Nicosia,Cyprus
    Posts
    22
    I love GEIL look at my sig.Nice forum you've got here

  17. #17
    Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    240
    Quote Originally Posted by SeanOMatic
    OCZ, because I am such a nice guy!
    LOL. I like OCZ, Mushkin, and Twinmos, but am giving the nod to Mushkin for their redlines.

    CJ
    DFI NF4 Ultra-D modded to SLI
    3700+ "Cabbage" San Diego
    Thermalright XP-120
    2x512MB Mushkin Blue PC3200 Original BH-5 :)
    MSI 6600GT
    Seagate 160GB SATA
    Seagate 200GB UATA
    Hitachi 250GB SATA II
    Antec P180 case and Enermax 495AX
    MS MCE2005

  18. #18
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    New York City
    Posts
    835
    OCZ, Mushkin, and Corsiar make great ram.
    AsRock Z97 Extreme 4 4790K(4.7@1.28) 8 GB G.skill Ripjaws 2133
    WATER COOLED:Swiftech H220-X (2nd 240 Rad and CLP ordered)
    240 GB Sandisk Extreme 2 SSD Asus Direct Cu2 270X(1200/1500)
    Corsair HX850 Cooler Master CM690 III Case

  19. #19
    Banned
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    The Cockpit
    Posts
    1,738
    Who makes the best finished product? I hate to be a spoil sport too, but that changes like the seasons, and depends on what the system specs are.

    Right now (as of 6-26-2005) OCZ has a good line, and has good OC'ing RAM for just about everything, but in the world of supply and demand, and the changing of the die, that can change in an instant. We all mourn the loss of BH5! LOL

  20. #20
    Curmudgeon DAGO's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2001
    Location
    Chico CA
    Posts
    857
    Make mine Mushkin...gotta LOVE that stuff...
    "DAMN THE TORPEDOES, FULL SPEED AHEAD!"------------Farragut at Mobile Bay-----------
    DFI NF4 DAGF A64 3500@2.4-6600GT-2Gigs Crucial PC3200 UCCC-CDRW-WIN XP Pro SP3-
    <<<--Disabled Vet---Beale AFB 66-69--456th CSG---O/C Geezers Guild--DOB 2-26-47----
    "Enjoy yourself, cuz there's only one time around, baby." ----------Uncle Milty----------
    <<<--2.4 Gigs Folding for Team 32--Folding for the Cures~Not the Stats---Fold like HABU---

Page 1 of 18 1 2 11 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •