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which memory should i buy?

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Hi,
I'm looking for a simple 256 DD RAM for my new computer (abit motherboard).
Which brand should i choose (these are my only options):
A-DATA
KINGMAX
KINGSTON
MICRON
INFINEON
SAMSUNG

thanks,
Yoni
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by:tmj883
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The cheapest one with the best specs, unless you have some kind of brand loyalty, they are all good. T
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by:meFromMiddleEast
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But... I've been told that low quality memory might cause
damage to my computer.
Can i trust each brand?
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Francois_IT earned 30 total points
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well, i would say that kingston is the secound best and is life waranty.

i never heard that low qualyty ram can cause damage and YES, you can trust all brands but they might last a shorter time(that's if you keep the same computer for 5 year or more...)

Kingston is a well known brand and you might pay the extra buck and have no worries :)
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by:Boling
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Micron, a/k/a Crucial, is quite good.  Lifetime warranty.  I use them exclusively.  Installed 250-300 sticks with no failures.

Hope this helps.
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by:tmj883
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I use Kingston and Micron, for various apps., and as above, life warranty, but never had a failure on Value RAM, HyperX, Micron or Crucial...correct specifications and price are more important than a particular brand within reason...don't buy unbranded memory from "Midnight Computer and Auto Parts Co.". The brands you list are all reputable, use a reputable dealer...T
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by:PoeticAudio
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I don't remember what issue it was... but Maximum PC rated Kingston as the best RAM...
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by:getsome112
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Kingston... dont buy anything else they are 100% tested and have a lifetime warranty so they will work no doubt
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