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  • Travis Jackson - Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - link

    Maybe I've just been really unlucky in the past, but I've never had a set of G.Skill RAM (DDR2 or DDR3) that has not died within a year. Because of this run of misfortune, I'm always amazed when I see that the company is still in business, let alone often used in a great number of benchmarks.
    Has anyone else had bad luck with G.Skill, or is it just me?
    Needless to say, I don't think I could trust their products with any critical data.
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  • nathanddrews - Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - link

    I've owned many G.Skill RAM sticks over the years and never had any fail - so much so that I usually seek them out. DDR2, DDR3, SODIMM, desktop, stock, or OC, my experience has been fine. Even my old G.Skill 64GB SSD still works well (as well as the JMicron controller allows it to, that is). Reply
  • dgingeri - Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - link

    I'm sorry for your trouble, but I have not had this trouble. I used to go 100% Corsair, but a few years ago, I could not find a decent set of Corsair memory at the speed I wanted. I wanted a decent speed without going into the overclocking ranks, DDR3-1600, with low latency. Corsair just didn't have any at the time. Gskill did. I now have three sets of Gskill memory, two DDR3-1600 sets in servers and one 16GB DDR3-2400 set in my main machine, and they've been great. I have had no reliability problems at all with it. They've rated as well, and many cases better, than equal Corsair memory on NewEgg and Amazon, so it doesn't seem that others have had reliability issues with it, either. Reply
  • dgingeri - Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - link

    oh, and the funny thing is that I have had to swap two sets of Corsair memory over the years, one 2X2GB DDR2-800 set and one 3X2GB DDR3-1600 set, and had one 2X4GB DDR3-1600 Vengeance set where the inexpensively assembled heatspreaders slid off during installation and ruined the memory and warranty. (I hate their Vengeance line specifically because of that.) Oddly, as much of a fan as I am of Corsair, I have had more trouble with their products than Gskill. Reply
  • MrSpadge - Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - link

    Have or have been running about 20 G.Skill modules of various kinds. Not a single problem and finely tuned performance at the higher end. Reply
  • stun - Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - link

    Are these SSDs bootable? Reply
  • Highlanderix - Monday, June 23, 2014 - link

    I really don't know but if it is why bother to connect a SATA device on the first image ? Reply

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