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Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 Mhz CL9 XMP Performance Desktop Memory Kit Black

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8GB (2x4GB) 1600Mhz
  • 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 for AMD, Intel Dual processors and upcoming 2nd Generation Intel Core platforms
  • 1600MHz
  • 9-9-9-24 latency
  • Vengeance heat spreader for styling and performance
  • 10 Year Warranty
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Colour Name: Black | Size: 8GB (2x4GB) 1600Mhz
Technical Details
BrandCorsair
Item Weight113 g
Product Dimensions10.2 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm
Item model numberCMZ8GX3M2A1600C9
ColorBlack
RAM Size4 GB
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Voltage1.5 volts
  
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ASINB004CRSM4I
Best Sellers Rank 765 in Computers (See top 100)
Shipping Weight118 g
Date First Available26 Nov. 2010
  
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Corsair high performance Vengeance memory module 8GB (2x4GB) 1600MHz 9-9-9-24, 1.5V for motherboards using AMD, Intel dual channel processors and upcoming 2nd Generation Intel Core platforms. Vengeance memory modules provide users with outstanding memory performance and stability. Each module is built using carefully selected DRAM to allow excellent overclocking performance, and has a limited lifetime warranty.

Corsair Vengeance DDR3 memory modules are designed with overclockers in mind. Vengeance DIMMs are built using RAM specially selected for their high-performance potential. Aluminum heat spreaders help dissipate heat, and provide the aggressive look that you want in your gaming rig. As a bonus, the attractive low price of Vengeance memory will also leave lots of room in your system build budget.

Optimized for Compatibility with the Latest CPUs and Motherboards: Vengeance memory is designed specifically for the latest CPUs. Vengeance modules run at 1.5V for maximum compatibility with all Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, as well as the 2nd generation Intel processor family. Vengeance DDR3 memory is available in single modules, and two or three module kits, making it easy for you to match the DIMM population requirements of your motherboard.

Key Features Include: Maximize your system memory capacity for ultimate performance;Specially selected RAMs for overclocked performance;1.5V VDIMM spec ensures compatibility with 2nd generation (Sandy Bridge) Intel Core processor family;Includes XMP performance profile;Guaranteed to work on all dual channel Intel platforms;Aggressive Look you want;Attractively low price;World famous Corsair reliability and performance;10 Year Warranty.

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Corsair high performance Vengeance memory module 8GB (2x4GB) 1600MHz 9-9-9-24, 1.5V for motherboards using AMD, Intel dual channel processors and upcoming 2nd Generation Intel Core platforms. Vengeance memory modules provide users with outstanding memory performance and stability. Each module is built using carefully selected DRAM to allow excellent overclocking performance, and has a limited lifetime warranty.

Corsair Vengeance DDR3 memory modules are designed with overclockers in mind. Vengeance DIMMs are built using RAM specially selected for their high-performance potential. Aluminum heat spreaders help dissipate heat, and provide the aggressive look that you want in your gaming rig. As a bonus, the attractive low price of Vengeance memory will also leave lots of room in your system build budget.

Optimized for Compatibility with the Latest CPUs and Motherboards: Vengeance memory is designed specifically for the latest CPUs. Vengeance modules run at 1.5V for maximum compatibility with all Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, as well as the 2nd generation Intel processor family. Vengeance DDR3 memory is available in single modules, and two or three module kits, making it easy for you to match the DIMM population requirements of your motherboard.

Key Features Include: Maximize your system memory capacity for ultimate performance;Specially selected RAMs for overclocked performance;1.5V VDIMM spec ensures compatibility with 2nd generation (Sandy Bridge) Intel Core processor family;Includes XMP performance profile;Guaranteed to work on all dual channel Intel platforms;Aggressive Look you want;Attractively low price;World famous Corsair reliability and performance;10 Year Warranty.


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23 of 24 people found the following review helpful By MrE TOP 50 REVIEWER on 21 Jan. 2014
Colour Name: BlackSize: 8GB (2x4GB) 1600Mhz
Well firstly they arrived well packaged and each memory stick came in it's own little plastic case for added safety. Installation is very easy and simple, simply ensure the computer is turned off at the mains and before you touch anything ensure you have grounded yourself so as to remove any static electricity from you as static kills computer components. A simply way to do this if you don't have an antistatic wristband is to touch any grounded metal object, a metal tap on the bathroom sink usual does the job and ensure A) you don't get wet and B) you check you are static free once in every while.

This Memory by Corsair is part of their "enthusiasts" range so it's meant for Gamers and people who take their computers seriously, there are heat spreader fins which do protrude quite a way so please check your CPU fan does not overhang any Memory slots as you will struggle to install the RAM. While not essential at standard clock rates the heat spreaders do look good and for anyone that likes to show off the inside of their case (as I do from time to time) they do look impressive, if anything they will guard against any excessive heat produced although i have yet to have a problem with any memory sticks in that regard over the past 5 years.

As will all RAM, the installation process is very easy (plug and play), simply ensure the clips either side of the free memory slots are open and push the memory firmly into the slots (they only go one way so match up the little groove underneath). You should hear a click which indicates the clips have popped back into place which locks the memory in the slots.
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35 of 38 people found the following review helpful By Craig C. on 9 Nov. 2011
Colour Name: BlueSize: 8GB (2x4GB) 1600Mhz
Looks good, smells good, tastes good, feels good, feels good all over my body, RAM, sturdy RAM, quality RAM, value for money RAM. Raaaam.

On a serious note, I can't fault this. Came quickly, arrived in good nick, very sturdy body (the heatsink looks sexy and also acts as an anti static shield of sorts), was very easy to insert. I didn't have to change anything in the BIOS, just crammed it in and away I went.

Definitely recommend this for gaming systems or anything intensive like video production. Very good bit of kit, and very efficient, even without overclocking, though it can be overclocked well too.

For the price, this is extremely good value.
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26 of 29 people found the following review helpful By Conor Armstrong on 24 Jun. 2011
Colour Name: BlackSize: 8GB (2x4GB) 1600Mhz
Just received this. Seems very good so far. No problem overclocking an LGA1155 with this installed.

One slight issue though to be wary off is that the fins project quite high and can interfere with the placement of the CPU cooling unit if CPU is close to memory slots
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By andy on 25 Jan. 2012
Colour Name: BlackSize: 8GB (2x4GB) 1600Mhz Verified Purchase
AMAZING,if you are a gamer,you want this memory,awesome value too,it was delivered within 3 days.the ram is just faultless and if i could i would rate it higher,buy this!!!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By B. S. Barwick on 19 Dec. 2011
Colour Name: BlackSize: 8GB (2x4GB) 1600Mhz Verified Purchase
I wanted the best (I could afford), so, I bought Corsair 'Vengeance' DDR3 @ 1600Mhz, I always prefer to buy from Amazon anyway, as, is there is a problem at any time, they WILL help sort it out, as I have discoverd in the past.

I didn't need a full 16Gb of DDR3 memory really, as I already had 12Gb 1333Mhz already fitted, but, as I didn't want to 'mix and match' I bought the maximum my motherboard would support, this was 16Gb at 1600Mhz, that's 4 x 4Gb modules..... 2 packets of 2 units!

Due to Xmas rush no doubt, the memory did take a full week to arrive, but, it was worth the wait.

You can tell the second you open the packet, it's quality, full stop, beautiful. Very easy to fit, remember, these are matched pairs, so, install each pair (if your bought more than one pair) into same coloured slots, as, it's dual timing, i.e., DDR(x) dual data rate!

Another pointer that might be useful, when I installed mine, it was still running (at the old settings) of 1333Mhz after fitting and several re-boots, .... going into BIOS, it was easy to alter the timing to 1600Mhz I discovered, I presumed it would auto sense the new faster RAM, not the case, although, your motherboard might be different, mine is Asus M4A88TD-V EVO USB3.

There are many many cheaper types of DDR3 memory modules out there now, many with strange obsecure makers names, probably rebranded, but, if you want reliability, and quality, it's better to pay, just that little bit more and get something you know will perform and last ...........
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21 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Ms. Hayley V. Morris on 13 Nov. 2013
Colour Name: BlackSize: 16GB (2x8GB) 1600Mhz Verified Purchase
I turned off my machine, took out my previous 2x 2gb corsair ram sticks and put in the new ones. I turned the electricity back on and pushed the power button. The pc booted up but nothing showed on my monitor. Apparently this is a common occurrence because the computer registers the ram as being a different voltage. Turn off your pc again make sure the ram are in slots that worked prior and leave it off for at least 15 minutes. Reboot the pc. Ours turned back on after a few tries, if it really doesn't work people have advised removing the battery for 15 minutes and reinserting it and it should get the pc to recognize the new ram. This is very nerve wracking but very common and we should be thankful we have the internet in our phones now.
Make sure you press del (or whichever button is relevant to your system) to get into the bios. Set the memory to Xtreme Memory Profile 1.
Keep in mind for me I was swapping corsair 9-9-9-24 1600mhz 2gb to the 8gb cards and had this problem. Check your timings as well. You will probably need to load your pc and then let it reboot before you experience your ram at the speeds it should or double check your time settings in the bios. The ram are perfectly fine and appear to be working but I hope this helps anyone that has the same problem.
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