Mushkin Redline Ascent 3x2GB PC3-12800 C6 Memory Review

by 3oh6     |     May 26, 2009

Mushkin Redline Ascent 3x2GB XP3-12800 C6 Memory Review

Price: $226 USD Mushkin Online Store
Manufacturer Product Page: Mushkin, INC.
Manufacturer's Part Number: 998692
TechWiki Info: Mushkin Redline Ascent 3x2GB XP3-12800 C6
Warranty: Limited Lifetime Warranty

Mushkin is a well respected name amongst enthusiasts and veteran system builders, but the Mushkin crowd has always appeared to be a bit of a niche market. That niche group of Mushkin users seemed to shrink over the past couple product cycles with very little forum activity or hoopla around the Mushkin name. With low voltage i7 memory kits being all the rage, Mushkin decided it was time to change things up and bring to the track a familiar decal on the door, but something new under the hood.

The Rocky Mountain based memory manufacturer Mushkin has a following of avid users and fans like any other. They have a great support team with some recently added fresh faces that are working hard to get the Mushkin name back in the mouths of enthusiasts. The best way to accomplish this is to release some high end, high quality products. The name Redline is synonymous with Mushkin and its users. The Redline series of memory products has represented the best memory Mushkin has produced. Nothing has changed with the recent crop of Redline candidates and we would like to introduce one of those candidates to you right now.

Today we are going to be spending our afternoon with a quiet but subtly strong young fellow. He comes from a humble background without a lot of money. Despite this lack of fortune, he still has a strong heritage in his name, a heritage that goes back many generations of successful family members. He also brings something to the table with triple channel memory kits that no one else has done. This is of course a Cas Latency rating of 6 at a frequency of 800MHz or DDR3-1600. This young man's name is Mushkin, Mushkin Redline Ascent 3x2GB PC3-12800 6-7-6-18 to be more precise, also known as 998692. As we said, his family name of Redline goes back generations of high performing memory. The name Redline is also associated with overclocking and this is something we will definitely be testing over the course of the next few pages. So please, just sit back, relax and enjoy your time as we present the story of the Mushkin Redline Ascent 3x2GB PC3-12800 memory kit.

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