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This is a good point about the timings however 1333mhz works just fine. I have 2 almost identical i7 950 setups @ 4ghz. One with 1600mhz ram and the other with 1333mhz. There is no noticeable change in FPS nor 3D mark vantage. The only change which is slight is when I encode a video


Note: I said overclocking head room not a 'performance boost' with the RAM with higher MHZ
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I don't encode video at all so that's fine.
Thanks for all the great answers!
Really helped me.
I think I'll RMA my G.Skill Ripjaw X 4GBs when they arrive since its been past 24hrs and Newegg is closed for calling.
Then I'm probably going to go for the Snipers. I'll probably never OC them anyways, but if I feel bored I might up the voltage and raise the frequency as I heard Intel chips benefit from that.
Thanks again.
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I think you should talk to a rep and he might wait the restocking fee for you . If i were you, i'd get the G.Skill since G.Skill is very good with their RMA and it's cheaper too. 4GB is minimum standard nowadays, i'd get at least 6GB or 8GB for multitasking and stuffs.
NOTE: When your G.Skill 4GB kit arrives, don't open it or anything. Just chat/talk to a rep and do an RMA, they will probably wait restocking fee + free return for you.
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I think you should talk to a rep and he might wait the restocking fee for you . If i were you, i'd get the G.Skill since G.Skill is very good with their RMA and it's cheaper too. 4GB is minimum standard nowadays, i'd get at least 6GB or 8GB for multitasking and stuffs.
NOTE: When your G.Skill 4GB kit arrives, don't open it or anything. Just chat/talk to a rep and do an RMA, they will probably wait restocking fee + free return for you.
Yeah if you really want to go for 8 gigs, you'll have those sticks for life, too. I'd been with G.Skill for a bit and my sticks all have the lifetime warranties on them. It's nice
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post #15 of 24
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I don't encode video at all so that's fine.
Thanks for all the great answers!
Really helped me.
I think I'll RMA my G.Skill Ripjaw X 4GBs when they arrive since its been past 24hrs and Newegg is closed for calling.
Then I'm probably going to go for the Snipers. I'll probably never OC them anyways, but if I feel bored I might up the voltage and raise the frequency as I heard Intel chips benefit from that.
Thanks again.
Just call up newegg and explain your situation. Their customer support is top notch. They should do a price adjustment. Even if they don't you have 30 days to RMA it

Not to bash on you but why don't people try the easy things before they resort to the more difficult things?


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Note: I said overclocking head room not a 'performance boost' with the RAM with higher MHZ

You can just change the ram multiplier
    
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I've encoded a 720p video and played CoD4 with only 6gb of ram. I didn't notice any frame change
Wish I could say that with my dual channel 4gb kit.
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Just call up newegg and explain your situation. Their customer support is top notch. They should do a price adjustment. Even if they don't you have 30 days to RMA it

Not to bash on you but why don't people try the easy things before they resort to the more difficult things?
Haha, I don't understand. Whats the hard and whats the easy?

If they would wait the restocking fee and pay for return shipping then Newegg would be my best customer support experience ever.
Are you sure they would do that?
I talked to a rep via live chat yesterday, and he told me just to RMA it.
Should I talk to them again about the restocking and shipping?
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I'm not planning to do any overclocking so I'm still sticking with the Snipers as they are $20 cheaper. I have any source of income as I am young so every dollar counts.
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Haha, I don't understand. Whats the hard and whats the easy?

If they would wait the restocking fee and pay for return shipping then Newegg would be my best customer support experience ever.
Are you sure they would do that?
I talked to a rep via live chat yesterday, and he told me just to RMA it.
Should I talk to them again about the restocking and shipping?
You definitely should. You should just tell them that you haven't touched the Kit and it's still brand new in box. I think he would waive the fees for you.
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