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CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

  • DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
  • Timing 9-9-9-24
  • Cas Latency 9
  • Voltage 1.5V
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  • Anonymous
  • 12/5/2014 11:38:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsmore ram!

This review is from: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

Pros: put this on a mini-itx build that only had two ram slots, no issued passed 24hr burn testing no problem. I've got dominators in other pc's and no issues with any of them.

They look so boss with the light bar upgrade kits..

Cons: none other than a little pricey.

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  • Michael F.
  • 11/26/2014 12:30:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs1- DOA stick

This review is from: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

Pros: Discovered that Memtest does what it should do. Have not seen Memtest scroll so many error locations. They test these before being packed in the fancy box? Was hoping these $$ sticks would be golden but they had to be RMA'd.

Cons: Didn't help in getting the rig built. Happens but when timing is bad, more delays to getting a working system up and running. 15 to 30 return options are used up quickly with DOA and RMA turn-arounds.

Other Thoughts: On the OVL list for the mobo. Was hoping these would be great like the reviews...oh well.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear customer,

We're sorry for the inconvenience. If you haven't already, please fill out an RMA ticket at corsair.force.com or give us a call at 888-222-4346 and we'll be happy to send you a replacement. Also we offer experess RMA as an option for those who need their replacement in a hurry.

Thank you,
Corsair Customer Support
Corsair Support Email: support@corsair.com
Corsair Support Phone Number: 888-222-4346

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  • Steven J.
  • 9/7/2014 6:31:05 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBlazing fast

This review is from: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

Pros: Works great, runs everything I can throw at it, extremely fast. The heat sinks keep them cool and the lights go great with my computer. Will definitely buy another set to make 32 gb.

Cons: none

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  • Lorna M.
  • 9/3/2014 6:27:57 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStrong

This review is from: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

Pros: Around 2 years ago I slapped these puppies into my first mini-itx rig and they have never given me a problem since. I'm about to build a new mini-itx computer and I see no reason why I should buy new memory...

Cons: None

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  • adam g.
  • 7/28/2014 3:06:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat stable RAM

This review is from: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

Pros: I got this more for the aesthetics than anything else. Looks amazing and if i wanted to change the color later to match a different motherboard theme I can!

Works amazing out of the box

I had to reset the CMOS to clear some BIOS settings

I just set it to XMP profile from then on, flawless!

I had 8GB total memory and wanted to jump to 16GB since applications/programs are using more and more memory and I wanted to have web browsers/videos up while gaming etc

Cons: Price is a bit steep. It was around $240 when I got it. But the price you pay for a luxury item like this.

Other Thoughts: Might get another pair of these to increase my total and not have to worry about RAM until I upgrade years from now to a DDR4 motherboard

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  • Jean S.
  • 7/17/2014 7:36:02 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsOne stick out of two defect on arrival

This review is from: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

Pros: Super look, nice lighting, looks like good memory from the stick that worked.

Cons: Having one faulty RAM on a package at that price is unacceptable. I had issues installing Windows and wondered why. Removing the faulty RAM, I was able to install Windows flawlessly. I tried to run mdsched in Windows 8.1 and it found an issue in the first 10 seconds of the test with the faulty stick in.

Also, I felt like in the presentation of the product the light was customizable from the software side, or something included in the package. It is NOT. You need to buy a little accessory kit in order to have that functionnality. They also show red in the video and it does not even exist.

Other Thoughts: I am very disappointed that this product didn't deliver. I expected something better from Corsair. I am not even asking for a replacement, it will be a return and I'm going back to GSkills.

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  • Robert Z.
  • 5/30/2014 7:19:17 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic Replacement Policy

This review is from: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

Pros: 2 years ago I built a new rig that included this ram from Corsair. 4 days ago I started getting BSOD. Testing pointed to memory. Sure enough 1 of the 2 8g chips was bad. Newegg put me intouch with Corsair. 3 days later I have new memory sloted and operational and my only cost was the return shipping of original memory sticks. Amazing service!!

Cons: none

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  • John O.
  • 3/3/2014 10:51:45 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome.

This review is from: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

Pros: Worked great right out of the box. Set XMP in bios no problems. Looks great.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: If you are using a corsair 600t case with a corsair H100i cooling system you have move radiator towards the side panel a little to clear the light bar on the memory stick.

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  • Roger M.
  • 1/6/2014 4:30:33 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCorsair 16GB Memory

This review is from: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

Pros: Easy Install, Nice Big Real Heat Senks,

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Memory is a little taller due to heat senks.

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  • L-Martin A.
  • 1/3/2014 5:19:44 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great

This review is from: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMD16GX3M2A1600C9

Pros: It's DDR3 RAM, PC3 12800, CL9, and it works as it should. It has high profile heatsinks for heat dissipation.

Cons: For me... the light bars.
I chose these because they were the only model of 2 x 8Gb DDR3 1600 CL9 RAM I could find on the ASUS Z87-Pro compatibility list, so they were my only logical choice. Since my PC runs at night and is in my room, I wanted a PC without LEDs... But now that RAM sticks have also gone into the "Christmas tree" business, I'm stuck with a night light in my room. I could probably remove them, but I don't really want to tinker with them.
Not enough to remove an egg, it's still really good RAM

Other Thoughts: CORSAIR should add a note to remove the plastic foil over the logos on the sticks, mine were kind of hard to notice and if I hadn't watched the Newegg video beforehand, probably would've kept them on...

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