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CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9R

  • DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
  • Timing 9-9-9-24
  • Cas Latency 9
  • Voltage 1.5V
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Designed with overclockers in mind, Corsair Vengeance DDR3 memory modules use carefully selected RAMs to enable excellent overclocking results on current and future-generation Intel and AMD platforms. All initial Vengeance memory modules have a low 1.5V supply voltage for maximum compatibility and energy efficiency. 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 leave lots of room in your system build budget – and now available in Racing Red!

  • newegg 8GB Dual-Channel DDR3 1600 Memory Kit This Corsair Vengeance 2 x 4GB memory kit (CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9R) populates your dual channel system with a massive 8GB of system memory for amazing multitasking performance. Tested to run at 1600MHz at latency of 9-9-9-24 and 1.5V.
  • newegg Great Overclocking Performance at a Great Price Corsair Vengeance DIMMs are built using RAM specially selected for their high-performance potential. Aluminum heat spreaders help dissipate heat to ensure stable performance.
  • newegg Optimized for Compatibility with the Latest CPUs and Motherboards Designed specifically for the latest CPUs, Corsair Vengeance modules run at 1.5V for maximum compatibility with all Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, as well as the second-generation (Sandy Bridge) Intel Core processor family.
  • newegg Support for Intel XMP Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP) technology provides a robust, profile-based overclocking solution for novice and experienced overclockers. Easily overclock your platform by selecting the predefined profile in the BIOS, or manually adjust the frequency and timings to extract the maximum performance from your system.


Learn more about the Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9R

Model

Brand
CORSAIR
Series
Vengeance
Model
CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9R
Type
240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM

Tech Spec

Capacity
8GB (2 x 4GB)
Speed
DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Cas Latency
9
Timing
9-9-9-24
Voltage
1.5V
Multi-channel Kit
Dual Channel Kit
Heat Spreader
Yes
Features
8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 for AMD, Intel Dual processors and upcoming 2nd Generation Intel Core platforms
1600MHz

9-9-9-24 latency

Vengeance red heat spreader for styling and performance

Intel XMP (Extreme Memory Profile) Support

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): Lifetime
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): Lifetime


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  • Christopher G.
  • 4/16/2014 1:37:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSimple

Pros: 1) Easy install
2) Worked perfectly without any configuration.
3) Paired up nicely with my existing dual-channel kit.

Cons: 1) Had to force the sticks pretty hard into my RAM slots. Not sure if that's an issue with the sticks themselves, or my motherboard.

Other Thoughts: The RAM is pretty snazzy looking.

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  • CHRISTIAN M.
  • 3/26/2014 8:17:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast Ram, No problems, sick looks!

Pros: Vivid red colour!
Fast 1600mhz!
Solid build, no complaints.
Classier looking than Ripjaws X but still aggressive.

Cons: WARNING: When installed in computer it will run at 1333mhz, not 1600mhz. Simply go into BIOS and activate the XMP profile to get rated speeds at 9 9 9 24.

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/9/2014 10:24:57 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsworks great!

Pros: Done everything I've thrown at it... Works like a champ and really looks good in my azza 1000r case

Cons: None

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  • Joshua V.
  • 3/5/2014 5:37:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Memory

Pros: Looks great, works great. No problems so far with my MSI Z87 G65.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Quick delivery from Newegg after the first package I ordered got lost in transit. Thanks so much for being understanding and immediately processing the order. Awesome Customer service that many other companies could learn a lot from.

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  • Victor H.
  • 2/28/2014 10:36:08 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast RAM!!

Pros: Very fast, very red, very hot!! I order 2 sets of these to max my motherboard at 16GB. You really only need 8GB for gaming, but I figured, why not. I've almost always ordered Corsair 9 time out of 10, and have never been disappointed, never gotten a bad stick, never had to RMA anything back. From PSUs, SSDs, Computer Cases, RAM, Hydro Series Liquid Coolers and will still remain a loyal customer.

Cons: NO CONS

Other Thoughts: Corsair makes great products and they were very successful at making this RAM. It looks awesome and performs even better. If you're going to invest in some great, fast RAM, this is it.

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  • Andrew T.
  • 2/26/2014 8:31:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStable Ram So far

Pros: Easy to install, HUGE HEAT SINKS. Has been stable in my system (Asus Z87 Pro) mobo for about 48 hours, passed various stress tests and hasn't missed a beat yet!

Cons: In my full case the heat sinks were great, in a smaller one it could be a little too big but only if you're bad at cable management or have a miniATX case.

Other Thoughts: not sure because it didn't happen to me but I could see the heat sinks being an issue in a smaller case.

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  • Bud H.
  • 2/20/2014 11:53:29 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsEasy drop in fit

Pros: Not overly large or wide heatsinks make it a very easy fit on a DDR3 Motherboard.

Cons: None so far.

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  • James S.
  • 2/2/2014 12:24:18 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsDid fine while it lasted

Pros: What can I say. While it was working, it worked great and looked tremendous. I'm n ot much of a gamer, but I do use large spreadsheets and graphic files.

Cons: Unfortunately, my computer started to reboot itself out of the blue. I would get the blue screen and a crash dump screen. I tolerated this for a while but eventually decided to do something about it. I was going to build a new machine anyway and upgraded to a Gigabyte UD4H with an Intel i7-4771(good price on Newegg). I kept the memory, thinking the motherboard was the problem. Well, to my surprise, the new build did the same thing. Since I had replaced the motherboard AND the boot drive (with a PNY 240Gb SSD) it was obviously the memory. Once I replaced the memory with some Team Vulcan (16Gb) the problem went away. I must say that the built in graphics processor on the i7 does a great job with what I am doing. I use the DVI port on the back of the Gigabyte MOBO and now I can give my old system, which was a Quad core Phenom and an Nvidia 8899GT to my nephew. He'll love it.

Other Thoughts: My son also built a gaming computer using the Gigabyte Z87X-UD4H motherboard, an MSI Radeon R9 290, an Intel i7-4770k( he will overclock) and an Intel 256Gb SSD boot drive and game drive. It really improved his gaming experience. He'll have to write his own review.

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  • Christopher S.
  • 1/23/2014 1:22:33 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice Working RAM

Pros: Recognized and works, easy install, feels solid physically.
No issues.

Cons: No cons, other than the lower speed default , but not a big deal.

Other Thoughts: Used on ASUS Z-87-A, BIOS had it set for 1333Mhz initially. but the XMP profile set it to the correct speed.
Have been getting some system messages on low memory when playing games using the Intel HD 4600 integrated graphics - no noticeable performance difference though. May just be a windows setting to get rid of this.

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  • Joshua S.
  • 1/13/2014 4:26:10 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood RAM

Pros: Its RAM it works or it doesn't. Mine works and so it is good.

Cons: None unless it dies

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