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PNY - 16 GB (2PK x 8GB) 1.8 GHz DDR3 DIMM Desktop Memory Kit - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 365 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Beats expectations

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    droneguy
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    I have been looking at OLED TVs in the store since they came out and have continued to read the reviews. I am always concerned that the picture you see in the store will be better than anything you can achieve at home. Plus the really high cost have always caused me to look at something else. This Christmas, I decided to treat my wife and myself to a really good Christmas present. I bought the LG 65 inch flat screen OLED TV. My wife had never been in the store with me, so she had only my word to go on. So I got the TV home, set it up and found some 4k content about space on YouTube, Then called her into the room. She was complexly amazed. I was very happy as the picture was every bit as good as the one in the store. I could go on about specifics, but you can read some of the other more in depth reviews that are available. Suffice it to say, this is the best TV I have ever seen or owned. It cost a lot more than the non OLED TVs, but if you want an unequaled viewing experience, it's worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great upgrade for older slower machine

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    scooterge558
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    Years ago it used to be that in order to have a machine with decent speed you had a lot of RAM 16-32 GB or more was not unheard of, these days however, memory isn't as important so many system builders don't build their machines with 16,32, or even 64GB any longer, they're building them with 4 or 8GB. This is due primarily to the OS have gotten better with how it uses physical memory. Well I had one such system build with very little memory, so I was looking for an upgrade to make my gaming better, and I thought this was step 1 in probably was going to be a 3 step upgrade, 1 memory, 2 SSD (new hard disk) and 3 new video card. Well I've slowed my roll on the other two upgrades after purchasing this memory. It has really increased the speed of my system and has made me take another look at my upgrades going forward. This is great memory as a replacement for older, slower memory, or as a supplement to current memory. I had no problems with installation, nor compatibility. Very good decision.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Working Perfectly So Far!

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    RedOmen
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    I just purchased this kit yesterday, and I immediately saw a difference after installing them on my gaming PC. Everything runs MUCH quicker than I expected and new life has been breathed into my games. Feels like a new PC! Anyone who may be debating the jump to 16gb of memory should definitely take the dive. You will not regret it! Just bought this yesterday, so of course I cannot comment on longevity of this product, but it is definitely off to an impressive start! This purchase was made as an upgrade from 8gb of memory to 16 gb.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    PNY is good quality ram

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    laddy
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    Nowadays more Ram is more common. For a system that allows 16 GB of Ram, this product is a perfect upgrade. I have rarely had a problem with PNY Ram. To find out which and how much Ram is OK, look at your system board (motherboard) for it's model number. For instance, ASUS model number B85M-F . Google that motherboard type adding the word "specs" after the model number and hit enter, looking for "specifications". Under "memory" you should find what types of Ram the motherboard takes and how much is the max. Adding Ram and (or) an SSD drive can transform any compatible PC.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Dead on arrival, no response from PNY RMA

    Posted
    guillevalin

    I always go to Best Buy when I travel to the United States on holidays and on this opportunity I bought this kit of DDR3 RAM. Unfortunately the kit came DOA when I arrived back to Santiago (Chile), so I tried to contact PNY support for an international RMA, which until today, they don't answer. Also they advertise this product as DDR3 1866MHz where in reality they're 1600MHz modules overclocked to 1866MHz... so that's kind of misleading.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good Budget Priced Memory

    Posted
    JaridsReviews
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    I used this 16 GB kit along with another 16 GB kit from Best Buy purchased a few months ago to install on an Asus Sabertooth 990FX AMD board. The Memory modules are not true 1866 Mhz as they are labeled, but MAY run Overclocked at 1866 Mhz on your system :) They are unstable on my system running at 1866 but run perfect at 1600 Mhz. And before I get bombarded with a lot of "Helpful" comments. Yes I tried changing Bios settings, moving the chipsets, and trying different memory profiles and settings.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Working as expected

    Posted
    WaynesterT
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    Having not installed RAM myself previously, it was a little confusing as to how to install this properly. The key thing to know is that it is a "kit" so it must be installed (at least in my case) in slots 1 and 3 or 2 and 4. I had assumed you just slap it into whatever slots are open, but first my computer and then Windows were only seeing 8 or 16GB until I finally figured out this "kit" thing. So, it's a fine product, and works as expected, but make sure you read the instructions first! :-)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Needed an Upgrade

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    Richard
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    I wanted to buy an upgrade for my computer. I'm into gaming and felt like I needed more RAM. So I maxed out the RAM. So I purchased 2 of the 16 GB packs. The memory was very easy to install. Had no errors and still don't have any errors. The only problem I had was going to two different BestBuy's to get my instant gratification. I didn't want to wait a day or two for shipping. The memory was a step up from the Kingston I had. Works with my Asus Sabretooth board.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome

    Posted
    Dandroid
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    I purchased this so I could dedicate some extra system RAM to a Minecraft server I wanted to host. With this upgrade, I am able to dedicate 8 GB of RAM to the server, 6 GB of RAM to playing at the same time (the server has over 60 mods installed) with 2 GB left over for Windows. The set-up works excellently, and I've had no issues! Love that it was easy to install, and it comes with heatsinks on the modules to help prevent overheating.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good solid DDR3 choice

    Posted
    n3elz
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    I'm running an i7-3770K on an ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 motherboard. The mobo can go beyond 1866mhz but this RAM is so cost effective I've now purchased 32 gig of it to fill out my system for video editing and other memory intensive stuff. I'm running the i7-3770K at 4.5 ghz so maybe 2133 memory would be even better but I'm satisfied with this. For what this RAM is selling for, it's a high-value package.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    awesome deal

    Posted
    boatman42057
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    found this while purchasing my video card. it happened to be in the wrong place, with the wrong price. best buy did honor the price listed where i found it which was an awesome deal. wish i had bought both packs they had but i didn't have enough at the time. it being in the wrong spot ended up saving me $30. but even at the price it should hsve been it is still a real good deal.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good option for on the spot buy.

    Posted
    ksbaker1989
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    So I needed some RAM and I couldn't wait. Even though there were slightly better models available, thanks to the amazing price match I was able to get these much lower than expected compared to the others. I was only looking for a better than average build on a budget rather than top of the line, and this is a very pack for those doing the same. Overclocking was simple with no issues.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Stuck at 1333 mhz

    Posted
    Darock
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    I got this 16gb of ram thinking I could boost my ram from 12gb to 24gb. When I installed the ram after taking out the stick of 4gb and leaving the 8gb from the factory in running at 1600 mhz. Well I checked the bios setting and it now reads all memory at 1333mhz. I had to return the memory and put the other stick of 4gb in for a total of 12gb and went back up to 1600 MHz again.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice upgrade

    Posted
    James
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    Got this on sale so I purchased two packs to upgrade to 32gb of ram from 8gb. Noticed a difference right away as everything responded faster, Windows boot up right away. Lightroom loads RAW files much quicker. Plug and play, though I did need to troubleshoot the motherboard as the pc was only recognizing 16 of 32gbs. I just switched slots and have had no trouble since.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Like a charm

    Posted
    FoolishJester
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    Installed like a champ, no issues. Took about 5 minutes for it to recognize on my pc and show up in bios. Not bad. Bought these to put in the wife's pc but it didn't fit.... So now I have 32 GB of ram instead of 16 lol. Can definitely notice the difference in photo and video editing. Haven't done any vr gaming or gaming in general to test a difference.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Value.

    Posted
    Windamyre
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    To get 16 Gig of PC3-14900 for this price was a surprise. Bought this to replace two 4GB DIMMs that came stock with my PC. Not only did it increase my memory, but my RAM speed. Took a second to realize the two DIMMs I kept were being held back by the stock DIMMs I replaced. For the price, I'm considering replacing those (slower) DIMMs with another two of these.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Outstanding choice to upgrade...

    Posted
    WantingMore
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    My Dell desktop was constantly running out of RAM. It only had 8gb. Bought 2 set of these memory strips to take the computer to 32gb. They worked instantly! The computer's BIOS recognized all 32gb at the first boot up. Only then did I learn that my os Windows 7 Home will only address 16gb. Now, if I decide to upgrade to Windows 7 Pro, I'll be all set

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good memory, but be careful of mixing types

    Posted
    TheOtherDoctor
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    This was another major upgrade to my system. The memory works great, but somehow either the motherboard or something else in the system doesn't like mixing the old and new memory, despite the similar speed/type. Since there wasn't that much old memory, I just went with all new and haven't had a problem since.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Keeps up with DAW

    Posted
    Justin
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    4 gig RAM factory installed, HP machine. I use Studio One, recording software (DAW) with several plugins and virtual instruments. My machine was really suffering to keep up and often did not. The RAM upgrade ready smoothed that problem out. It took longer for initial system startup the first time, but since then, no problems.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Upgrade

    Posted
    scooterge558
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    I bought this memory upgrade due to the fact that my computer as I was looking to upgrade my computer to make it faster, and this was a big improvement over the memory. This was added to my machine, but this memory was as expected and enhanced my machine more than I thought it might. Definitely a wise purchase and investment.

    I would recommend this to a friend