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Gskill Ripjaw Or Kingston HyperX

post #1 of 5
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Both are 2x4Gb, both are DDR3, Gskill 1866 where as Kingston are 1600. .

83 bucks for Gskills. . .
49 After MIR for Kingston . . . .

I am trying to save money but not at the cost of lower quality items. only for equal performing parts *(Such as I am getting Phenom II 965 instead of a 975 since I intend to OC the 965 anyways)*
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post #2 of 5
depends on the timings thumb.gif

Could you link me to both kits?

I would just go for the Kingstons if you're trying to save money wink.gif
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post #3 of 5
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The kingston have lower CAS latency but slower Frequency but in my jew nature im going to get HyperX as I hear good things about them
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post #4 of 5
Go for the kingston hyperX,
Gskill ripjaws will be slightly better(only in benchmarks),but doesn't worth extra 34 bucks.
In gaming both the ram will perform equally good.
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post #5 of 5
1866Mhz with latencies above CL9 (i.e. 9-11-9 or 11-11-11) not worth it. AMD does not respond very well to high timings.
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