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CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model CMD8GX3M2A1866C9

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  • DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900)
  • Timing 9-10-9-27
  • CAS Latency 9
  • Voltage 1.5V

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): Lifetime
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): Lifetime
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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Best RAM Period. 4/30/2016 11:45:49 AM

Pros: Super fast, Super reliable and Stays COOL.

Cons: Price

Overall Review: As always, Buy a kit that is right for your mobo.
Plan on maxing your ram? Buy a kit to achieve your goal. Never mix two different kits or types of ram. Even if it has the same product number. Although it might still work, it wont run at top efficiency.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
great sleek pretty little rammm 11/10/2015 9:59:17 PM

Pros: nice finish, light accents are a nice touch, bulletproof

Cons: none.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Good Premium Memory 3/3/2015 9:05:12 AM

Pros: Worked without problem. Longevity is not known yet.

Cons: A little pricey, but it is premium memory.

Overall Review: I haven't tried to overclock this memory.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
WOW Best Ive ever Seen 2/28/2015 10:09:05 AM

Pros: Wonderful. these even overclocked to 2133MHz to match my CPU overclock. these look amazing!

Cons: Price, but i see why there at this price point.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
3/ 5
Buyer Beware 7/13/2014 12:29:22 PM

Pros: Haven't died yet in comparison to the other parts I purchased from Corsair.

Cons: Up till now I have been a hard core Corsair supporter until my last purchase. I built a new machine from ground up. And all but 1 of my Corsair branded items were defective in one way or another. I ended up shipping most of it back and getting different branded items. I will List below what I purchased from Corsair and what I ended up replacing it with. In summary Corsiar has lost a customer. I will no longer hold Corsair in high esteem. They must have changed the manufacturing or moved it to a different country or facility but I've lost faith in them and will no longer purchase Corsair products.

1.) Corsair AXI series AX860I Power supply
Issue: The 24pin mother board cable would not stay plugged in and would creep out of the power supply itself. Basically the plug itself was poorly manufacturerd. Where the clip clips onto the power supply was straight and not angled so that it could latch on.
Replaced with: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 p3 80 plus Platinum 1000w PSU
LOVE IT!!!... KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK EVGA!!!...

2.) Corsair Carbide Series Air 540:
Video card would not bolt down without pulling the video card out of the slot. Basically the case is built so cheaply that if you looked at the back it bowed outward from the case enough that the components would not bolt in. The case would rock when sitting on a flat surface due to the cheap nature of this case. Additionally the case side panel would not shut flush when reassembled.
Replaced with: Cooler Master Cosmos II... LOVE IT!!!... but one major MAJOR complaint on the Cosmos II... THE MOTHER BOARD SCREWS ARE HORRIBLE!!!...

3.) Corsair HYDRO H110 Extreme performance water/liquid CPU cooler.
Fans are absolute Junk... This thing does not cool better than my old Corsair hydro 80. The fans make horrible grinding noises which will need to be replaced. I will not PURCHASE fans to fix this problem I WILL EXPECT corsair to send me new fans. I did not replace this item, but I can tell you the quality does not impress me on this either. The heatsink portion of this cooler is not flush flat, it actually has a concave bow to it. Very disappointing. I will most likely continue to keep an eye on my temp's until I can afford to replace it with another brand.

4.) Corsiar Dominator Platinum 8GB (2x4GB) x 2. So far so good... I will not hold my breathe at this point. If they go bad I will make sure that Corsair at least lives up to their warranty and get them replaced if I have any issues.

Overall Review: This has been a fair unbiased review. I have been an A+ certified technician since 2000. I have been building gaming systems for years. Never have I ever had an issue like this where I have had so many bad parts from one vendor in my history of building computers. The MASSIVE inconvenience cost me more money than I wanted to spend because all of these parts have a limited return policy. So I had to out of pocket a lot of money to get this system up and running to make sure all my components were good to stay within my return policy so that if any other parts were bad i could exchange them.

Corsair... get your act together. DO NOT be like all these companies who build a name and them try and go cheap based on GREED... we the customers will NOT tolerate this. I will NOT purchase anymore Corsair branded products for years to come. When you failed other brands saved the Day Such as EVGA & Cooler Master. This has been one of the worst building experiences I've yet had.
POTENTIAL CUSTOMERS...
My view of Corsair as of now is BUYER BEWARE... If any of you have also had the same issues please post them to help other customers avoid the nightmare I went through and tell Corsair we will NOT tolerate poor quailty!!!...

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Nice OC 6/10/2014 5:10:09 PM

Pros: -Sooooo Beautifooo-
-Looks killler-
-Im pretty dumb and was able to get 2400MHz Stable-

Cons: Temp's don't matter much but if you want to use these with Corsair link, you need other useless junk to make it happen, do some research

Overall Review: I am hungry

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Amazingly stable when overclocking 1/21/2014 7:37:45 AM

Pros: Beautifully simple design with lights that aren't overly bright. Top part of heatsink can be removed to fit under large CPU coolers. Overclocks extremely well...almost too well. (See other thoughts)

Cons: Very unstable at stock speed. My PC freezes every time I run a stress test.

Overall Review: I have never had a problem with Corsair memory and as such is the reason I chose this. I am kind of disappointed that it's unstable at stock speed, although I planned on overclocking this memory anyway. If you want to overclock the heck out of memory then this is for you, but if you don't then stay away.

ASRock Z77 Extreme4
Intel i5-3570K @4.4GHz
OCZ750FTY 750W modular PSU
Cooler Master CM690 Advanced II USB3.0
Corsair Dominator Platinum:
2400MHz @ 1.585V (11-13-13-31-2T)
EVGA GTX 760 SC (02G-P4-2765-KR)
Plextor PX-256M5S 256GB SATA III SSD

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Buying More! 11/19/2013 6:42:32 PM

Pros: WEI is 7.8
This is the most aggressive looking RAM I've ever seen. Seriously, I think my other components are scared...
Light is very minimal, I wasn't looking for bright RAM lighting

Cons: Should have bought two sets the first time.
Had to enable DOCP settings in motherboard to recognize 1866Mhz, Sabertooth board default was 1600Mhz

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