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CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

  • DDR3 1866
  • Timing 9-10-9-27
  • Cas Latency 9
  • Voltage 1.5V
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  • Richard S.
  • 6/29/2015 10:16:32 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB

This review is from: CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

Pros: Although I haven't had much time to use these yet, they look and feel great.

Cons: None thus far.

Other Thoughts: Im using a MSI Gaming 7 Z97A motherboard and I noticed that they are only putting out 1333mhz instead of the 1866 (atleast I think it was 1333). Ive also read that this is 100% normal and I just need to tweak the settings in the bios to allow for the full 1866 mhz.

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  • Chris K.
  • 6/23/2015 12:36:38 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsEasy install

This review is from: CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

Pros: These are well designed aesthetically and functionally. They match my red ASUS Maximus Hero motherboard and although bulky, are slim enough for fat-fingered techs to easily seat them in the DIMM slots.

Cons: None observed

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  • Gregory W.
  • 6/13/2015 6:10:14 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsHuge Heat Spreaders

This review is from: CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

Pros: These are the most sleek looking Corsair ram models available (Dominators aside). The aluminum heat spreaders cover the entire DIMM chips giving them a shape finish. They have very low CAS latency amongst other brands in the 1866MHz range and low timings. Spreaders come in four colors, gold, silver, red and blue. I own two silver and two red (4x8gb). Just need a blue and I can represent for America. I’ve had them over year in my rig with no problems.

Cons: Not much of con for me anymore but a warning for others. Be aware that these are tall heat spreaders. Be cognoscente of the shape of your CPU cooler’s clearance over the ram. I failed to fit an oversized air cooler over these. I currently have these in an ATX mid tower with a 240mm rad mounted up top. I have to run it in pull only because the push/pull would not clear the ram (that’s more of a con with my case).

Other Thoughts: Out of box they are clocked at 1333MHz. You have to go into BIOS and increase the voltage or set it to 1866MHz.

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  • Alexander K.
  • 6/9/2015 1:16:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest

This review is from: CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

Pros: New, biffy, convenient to hold, easy install

Cons: No cons

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  • Wei N.
  • 5/30/2015 7:24:37 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWork as Advertise

This review is from: CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

Pros: - Red, Matches the color theme of my case and board

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Work as advertise, would buy again if needed

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  • Jon K.
  • 5/29/2015 11:00:11 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood RAM

This review is from: CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

Pros: Good to go right out of the box. Solid set of RAM

Cons: None that I can see

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  • Michael L.
  • 5/23/2015 10:56:00 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent choice for Asus Z-97 Motherboards

This review is from: CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

Pros: Easy to install, nice looking (red). Great customer e-mail support. I had a problem with the memory only running at 1800 MHz instead of 1866 mhz. The problem was on my end and a misunderstanding of Bios settings. Tech support was really helpful.

Cons: No Cons

Other Thoughts: Take time to read about the type of Memory you buy and be sure to match compatibility to your motherboard and not to the CPU. Corsair has a compatibility program you can run to fit the right memory. Be aware that you should buy Kits of memory ie 8 gb 16 gb 32 gb .

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  • Matthew S.
  • 5/21/2015 5:53:49 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome RAM!

This review is from: CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

Pros: It looks very cool.
High quality memory at a fast speed.
Clicks right in like any other RAM
XMP profile is the only settings I changed on my motherboard

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: I've owned another pair of this same RAM for about a year with no problems.

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  • Shawn M.
  • 5/20/2015 7:55:45 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRemoving the ceiling

This review is from: CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

Pros: Not a bad deal on sale, about 3/4 of what they typically are.
Seem stable and lifetime warranty - removes the "will they work" question
Moved my memory ceiling higher so streaming/encoding while playing is doable
The raised cooler profile actually works better with my "through-to-cpu" positioning.

Cons: Still a bit of money (for me anyway) but that's just the market value atm

Other Thoughts: Been awhile since I've used Corsair. Last I used were the silver 400's. I've just considered their increased cost more then they were worth, but on sale....

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  • Kelvin L.
  • 5/13/2015 6:15:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsAvoid at all costs!

This review is from: CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R (Red)

Pros: Looks good.

Cons: Known defective product! Do your research! These fail the row hammer test on memtest86. Multiple people are reporting the same issue.

Other Thoughts: Ran memtest86 v6 in many configurations and settings for the memory and all came back with errors. What a waste of time, I should've stuck with G.Skill.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We're sorry that your Corsair Vengeance Pro Memory doesn't seem to be working. Please contact our Tech Support at 888-222-4346 or submit a ticket at corsair.force.com and we'll be more than happy to troubleshoot the issue.

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

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