Originally Posted by Jake
A lifetime warranty? Really? How do they make any money?
In 2010, OCZ Gold's RAM (1066MHz, not your specific model) return rate was 7%, the third highest in the industry. I would probably imagine that about 2/3's of those returns were due to DOA's, not failures down the road. That's a VERY small percent of product that would then warrant a lifetime guarantee actually being used.
RAM, overall, has a very low probability of naturally "wearing out". Things that can exacerbate RAM degradation would be excessive exposure to heat and under-powering the modules.