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

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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (266 customer reviews)
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  • 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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Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 Mhz CL9 XMP Performance Desktop Memory Kit Black + Intel Core i5 4670K Quad Core Retail CPU (Socket 1150, 3.40GHz, 6MB, Haswell, 84W, Intel Graphics, BX80646I74770, 4th Generation Intel Core, Turbo Boost Technology 2.0) + Gigabyte Z87-HD3 Motherboard (Socket 1150, Z87 Express, DDR3, S-ATA 600, ATX, Haswell, Supports 4thGeneration IntelCore Processors, GIGABYTE UEFI Dual BIOS)
Price For All Three: 298.39

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Technical Details
Item Weight113 g
Product Dimensions10.2 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm
Item model numberCMZ8GX3M2A1600C9
RAM Size4 GB
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Voltage1.5 volts
Additional Information
Best Sellers Rank 149 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight141 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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1600MHz 2x4GB Black

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Format:Personal Computers
Awesome bit of kit very good cheap ram with good spec look no further its the pest price 1600MHz DDR3 you are going to find
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect 9 Jun 2011
By Chris
Format:Personal Computers|Verified Purchase
Bought this ram to replace 4gb of Dominators (1.8v 1600 9-9-9-24) which kept causing bluescreens due to the voltage.
Put them into my Asus Crosshair Formula IV/AMD 1090T build and they worked straight away and have been stable for over 2 weeks.

I did have to increase them to 1600mhz in the bios as they were running at 1333, but the timings were all fine. WEI score of 7.5, went up to 7.6 with a slight CPU overclock to 3.5Ghz.

Just beware of your CPU cooler, currently have a Hyper 212+ which would be a very tight squeeze to get a second set in. Just waiting for Amazon to have stock of the Corsair H100!

Best part is the warranty and support you get with Corsair, that was the decider over the G.Skill equivalent.
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53 of 60 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Stuff 23 July 2011
Format:Personal Computers
Some good quality RAM here. Comes in simple yet effective packaging. No leaflets or anything, just your two new sticks of RAM in two individual anti-static plastic shells which are both in a cardboard sleeve. Installed in a breeze and are designed to work well with new Intel Sandy Bridge setups. These are the same as the Cerulean Blue sticks, the blue ones are just to match new Intel motherboards which have blue heatsinks etc. I have one of those blue motherboards, but actually think these black sticks complement the design just as much. Either colour is a good choice.
These are a bit more on the premium side of RAM. They do have the performance for the price, but if you are just building an office PC, go cheaper as you don't need the speed or the gigglebits. 8 Gigabytes is even a bit of overkill for gaming where 4 will do nicely. I got these for intense video encoding and 3D graphic design mainly.

If it helps, the relevant parts of my computer are...

ASUS P8P67-M PRO Motherboard (Both RAM and Motherboard are DDR3 only and the Motherboard supports the 1600MHz speed, a match made in heaven.)

Intel i7 2600K (a perfect match for this RAM because of the recommended voltage of 1.5V)

These sticks were used in my first PC build, but worked perfectly and at the rated speeds. I have not tried overclocking as it is potentially damaging in the wrong hands i.e me, but I have read this are designed with overclocking in mind and can be cranked up a fair notch.

I bought mine from the seller KOMPUTERBAY LTD and they arrived in good time and good packaging.

I am happy with these and I know you will be too!
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24 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good, but quite tall when installed & possible 24 Jun 2011
Format:Personal Computers
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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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars corsair vengeance 8gb memory 25 Jan 2012
By andy
Format:Personal Computers|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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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
By Robbo
Format:Personal Computers|Verified Purchase
I recently upgraded my system and bought myself a DDR3 supported mobo so needed some DDR3 RAM.
Having used Corsair DDR2 RAM before i was already happy with the performance I got from them.
With upgraded speeds it's noticable on start up straight away so am very happy with the performance.
Only small detail that you should take into account is i did have some problem with my huge heatsink on my processor and the size of the RAM, I had to buy a slightly higher heatsink to fit over the RAM as it's very tall, so just becareful if you have a heatsink that sits over the RAM slots of the height factor.
Other than that well worth the price you pay for it.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Corsair DDR3 memory 12 Nov 2011
Format:Personal Computers
Plugged in and it worked without any hitches. Rated at 7.6 out of 7.9 by Windows Experience Index. I went to create an HD movie using this memory and saw that it was taking 7.4 Gb of memory to produce the video, so I have added another 8Gb of this same memory and this was recognised and in use straight away.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Does exactly what was required 31 Jan 2012
Format:Personal Computers
Works as intended and overclocks well, i'd recommend this to anyone looking for some good RAM that's flexible when it comes to your system setup.

Only issue was that one of the sticks was faulty upon arrival (this is however an issue with the seller rather than the product itself) and after replacement works fine!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I would recommend this item to anyone looking for RAM. Great price. No issues at all.
Published 18 hours ago by Karl
5.0 out of 5 stars Happy gamer
Good quality RAM at a decent price. Performs well, dont waste money on more expensive brands its pointless.
Published 18 hours ago by NickJ
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Published 1 day ago by snoutzer
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very good RAM. Excellent value. Had no problems with these whatsoever.
Published 4 days ago by Simeon Ralph
5.0 out of 5 stars It's working fine and things have speeded up
I ordered this item to match my existing RAM and arrived earlier than expected. Plugged in okay (plenty of space [height] in my PC case) and then used utility to verify that item... Read more
Published 5 days ago by John Frazer
3.0 out of 5 stars the stupid large fins on the top (which don't do much ...
It's RAM. RAM is RAM is RAM.
But, if you're looking to put a large CPU heatsink/cooler in your system, or radiator at the top of your case, do not get this, the stupid large... Read more
Published 7 days ago by Sam Benson
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Couldn't be better
Published 9 days ago by Edelmar Schneider
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid Ram
Can't fault Corsair Ram worked flawlessly from the first boot and over clocks well too.

Overall great ram no problems looks great highly recommended.
Published 13 days ago by Daniel Moore
5.0 out of 5 stars Just like everyone said.
I've always heard if you're making a build, you always have to have Corsair Vengeance RAM. So I bought it, and it's brilliant.
Published 18 days ago by Ben
5.0 out of 5 stars Didnt get to use it
Well i didnt get to use it as the motherboard that came with the build didnt work so i cant give any comment on this
Published 19 days ago by Kit
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