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Is it better to go 1600 cas 8, 1866 cas 9 or 2133 cas 11?

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Trying to decide on what ram to buy. Newegg has some deals right now, so all of them are around the same price.
1600 cas 8 or 1866 cas 9 or 2133 cas 11?

Thanks

Oh, and its for sandy bridge 2500k
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The lower timings will help you more on SB - anything over 1600mhz isn't really helpful and doesn't show much in real world use - I would go for the 1866, set it at that and lower the timings as much as possible.
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1866 is that you should get. It will give the best over all performance.
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Thanks got the 1866.
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A huge list of thread related to this question
http://www.overclock.net/intel-memor...equencies.html
-if you would like to do some research...
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