Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

RAM

Posted on 2011-09-14
7
Medium Priority
?
370 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Which is best a-data and kingston ram ddr400. What are the differences. Thantk you very much
0
Comment
Question by:user_n
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:KGNickl
ID: 36536306
What is your goals? Are you a gamer and going to overclock? Just a normal day to day user who needs reliable decent memory?

If your just a normal day to day user I would say go for whatever is cheaper. Both are well established large companies that make good products.

If your a gamer there much more than just the brand because each brand makes tons of different types of ram for different uses. So I'm just assuming your a day to day user.
0
 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:user_n
ID: 36536360
I am day to day user. But I have waranty for the kingston memory for 5 years. Two have passed. And the company says we have not such memory but on the site such memory exists but it is with 60$ more expensive. And day say you can have adata but not kingston.
0
 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:user_n
ID: 36536382
I am not sure what to do. To agree or to argue
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:KGNickl
ID: 36536467
Not sure what you were saying above.

Normally memory does not go bad that often. For the most part if its bad you normally will find out instantly or within a few weeks of installing it.

If they were both the same $$$ I would pick the one with the better warranty. If the price difference was minimal (like $5 or so I might still pick the more expensive one if the warranty was say 1 year vs. 5). But if the warranty was similar or the same I would just buy whatever is more expensive.

I always buy memory from newegg.com. They have tons of customers and people review the memory. If I see memory that has bad reviews I pass, if I see memory with great review I buy.

So I normally go for the cheapest memory that I can find that has good reviews from where I buy it. I would assume all a-data and kingston ram for the most part has decent reviews.
0
 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:user_n
ID: 36536591
It is the next situation. I bought kingston kit 2X1 GB ddr400 3 years ago with 5 years waranty. And now one gone bad and the service tells me that they can only change it with a data ddr400. But on the site on the same firm i see the same kingston kit, but thay says that the site is not updated. What would you do in such situation.
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
KGNickl earned 375 total points
ID: 36540531
Then I wouldn't buy new and just have them replace what you have under warranty and save your $$$.

I would let them replace the Kingston kit with anything that is equal or better and 100% compatible with your computer. If only 1 stick is bad and you originally bought them as a pair (or 2 separate, but same model sticks at the same time) I would request they replace both sticks with a matching pair.

Hopefully that helps a little bit.
0
 
LVL 9

Author Closing Comment

by:user_n
ID: 36540843
Thank you
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction: When experiencing some peculiar problem with the functioning of your PC, how many times has it happened that you look for a solution and even google can’t help? It could be that you are one of the only few people on earth who ma…
Great sound, comfort and fit, excellent build quality, versatility, compatibility. These are just some of the many reasons for choosing a headset from Sennheiser.
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke discusses why you want to use at least three nodes in a database cluster. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infras…
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Rick Golba discuss how (and why) you implement high availability in a database environment. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infrastr…

721 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question