ALL TALK ABOUT CORSAIR WITH DIFF IC'S WHERE IS THE PROOF

ginbong46

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i keep hearing that they are swapping out IC's

and i would like to read about it myself, i havent been able to find any anouncements about them.

any replies would be appreciated :D
 

ginbong46

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well its about the micron D9 chip's being replaced with Qimonda chips supposedly.

and IC's is what other forum members called them.....

so still waiting for someone to reply with any knowledge of the topic xD
 

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I would not worry about it. Corsair values their quality rep too much to screw us over. If they make a change, they know what they are doing. And, if they do screw up, they know they will pay dearly.
 

Scaj

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Maybe Corsair will finally improve their memory lol? I have 5gb of Corsair's faulty ram sticks, I'll never purchase their products again. Any other manufacturer like Kingston, Micron, Infineon, OCZ and Mushkin all provided fast, stable memory in my systems.
 

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Well, I have never have any problems with my Corsairs... But it's always the same thing. In every products there are foulty ones. The Corsair is so big maker that there can be productions runs where there is bigger amount of faulty products. So if the replacement come from the same run, it's much bigger change that it's also faulty.
But in general I have very good opinion about Corsair produts. The only problem that I have ever have is with one of their usb memory sticks (Flash woyare, where there was lose protection cap. They send quite fast the replasement, and the memory has been reliable piece of electronic since then :)
 

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Please use TSX Express and we will happily replace your failed memory. FWIW, I have never heard of 1 person with 5gb of our memory failing on them. Perhaps there is some other issue?

TSX: http://www.corsair.com/helpdesk/default.aspx
Corsair Tech Support: 888-222-4346
Corsair Forum: http://www.houseofhelp.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?s=3612eb65e21932e0c62f8c1392f88f06&forumid=128
 

MattC

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5 gigs does seem like a lot to me as well, unless you buy tons of memory. I've been building computers (infrequently - 1 a year for myself and usually 1 more for friends or family) for a decade now, and while I'm clearly lucky I've never purchased a single faulty memory stick (I've bought corsair a number of times, usually their bargain stuff), nor had a stick fail on me. Come to think of it, I've been pretty lucky - I have tons of hard drives, internal and external, and one one drive ever failed on me (and not catastrophically, or even close), never burnt out a cpu or gpu while overclocking, or even had a fan fail on me.

Then again, maybe I'm not - at a previous job I was in charge of literally hundreds (I believe around 300) computers, most of which were on 24/7 and many of which were many years old. I only found a few faulty memory chips there. And for the record, yes, I do run memory diagnostics, at least on my own systems.
 

Scaj

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The unstable Corsair modules are as follows:

CM2X1024-6400 @ 5-5-5-12 800MHz (x4)
XMS6405v5.1
They were purchased almost a year ago and w/ no problems for 3 months. It was on Christmas morning of all days when I started the computer and suffered from constant screen blue of deaths, failed attempts to get past post etc. Tried replacing the CPU and PS first thinking it was either of them at fault but no change. Incidently when I changed the memory the problem solved, and no re-occurances as of yet with 4GB of Kingston's Hyper-Z at 800MHz. Tested each Corsair stick before replacing it w/ each other at 3gb, then 2gb and a single stick w/ the same results. Whether it's a mobo specific or OS problem is unlikely, tested the Corsair memory on another mobo w/ a different version of windows w/ the same results.

CMX512-3200LL @ 2222-T1 400MHz (x2)
XMS3205v1.1
Considering that these memory sticks are a few years old I did get some use out of them before suffering memory page faults. Purchased in 2004, maybe 2003? In any case, they performed well until I started playing SWG in 2004. That MMO was buggy (probably still is lol) so I assumed all the client crashes I suffered from was a result of Sony's unstable servers and/or buggy game. Then one day I decided to upgrade to 2 GB of memory and the Mushkin sticks I purchased cured my client crashes, never thought it was my hardware. I still have 2 mobo's that could utilize this memory but again it suffers from windows page memory faults.