replacement RAM for i7/27"

Discussion in 'iMac' started by jnowakphoto, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. jnowakphoto macrumors newbie

    Feb 11, 2013
    Why do more people go with Crucial as opposed to say Corsair?
  2. FreemanW macrumors 6502

    Sep 10, 2012
    The Real Northern California
    ? Dunno ?


    Key criteria are compatibility and lifetime warranty. I believe Corsair and Crucial have both covered . . . provided you order the correct item/pn.
  3. jaimejaime macrumors newbie


    Jan 30, 2013
    Crucial seems to be religion around here, I've noticed. I've got 32gb of Corsair in my machine and haven't had any issues so far, so I'm not sure it matters?
  4. tmagman macrumors 6502

    Nov 7, 2010
    Calgary AB
    Crucial has generally been known to be better stuff, as Micron Technologies has had a longer history and one of the first big semiconductor manufacturing companies. Corsair historically was seen as a lower end brand until recently when they've really picked up their game.
  5. bobcan macrumors 6502a


    Jan 8, 2007
    Sunny but Cold.. Canada
    I have used Crucial and Mushkin both..

    The Mushkin is USA made (at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Denver, Colorado) often cheaper, has been installed in my past 3x MBPs as well as a friend's iMacs, and has a great Warranty as well..

    No Troubles with either of these Manufacturers, so I will recommend both to anyone!! :D

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