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So right now I have three RAMs to choose over for a Sandy Bridge platform

1. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231431

2. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231468

3. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231455

The main differences between them are the timings and speed but I'm not sure which combination will perform better. I appreciate your help. Thanks
post #2 of 9
I'd say your #1 choice is the best!
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I'd say your #1 choice is the best!
Thanks for your input
But why a lower cas than higher speed? I'm not entirely sure how rams work
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Also going to say 1... just because it's black.
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Is there a reason for such high ram? And #1 is not good, because it looks like pre overclocked cas8-9 ram with 1.6v. Are you ordering your entire build off newegg? If so could you post please so we could check it over.

You don't need super fast omg ram unless you are a bencher, in which case you shouldn't need help picking.
Just get the standard, you won't notice a difference in real world performance.
1600 cas8 blue
1600 cas9 black sniper
1600 cas9 red

Just pick which color goes with your motherboard. You can't go wrong with these options, and you probably don't need anything better. Spend the money on something else.

If you for some reason must pick one of yours, pick #3.
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And #1 is not good
I gave a recommendation to what he listed, not what I thought was best.

#1 is a good choice, and your method of choice (color), is somewhat lacking!
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I gave a recommendation to what he listed, not what I thought was best.

#1 is a good choice, and your method of choice (color), is somewhat lacking!
...? #1 is the worst RAM out of all of those, it is only 1600 and has 7/8/7/24 timings at 1.6VOLTS
It is the same as 75$ ram, except it is factory overclocked. You could probably get more out of 1600 cas 8/8/8/24 at 1.5v than you could out of that pair.
    
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wouldnt go for the 1.6v ram since people have had issues with them before probs the third 1 since it has the lowest timings
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Ok, I'm not going to waist my time arguing with you, when the point is to help.
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