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need new ram for OC build is a single 4g stick superior to 2 2g?

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going to be changing my mobo to help with SLI as well as room needed so im going to be replacing my ram which is super crapola ram

im not that knowledgeable on ram as far as timings that are good for OC. im currently struggling to get my timings right for my OC stability and figured id just wait till i got my better ram before handling that

also if i equate other computer parts such as RAID and GPU in duel form usually you get problems that a single does not give. is it safe to assume with memory this is also the case?

so keeping my OC troubles and need for good quality gaming ram whats the best bet?
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Mushkin, G.Skill, Corsair, Kingston, and many more are all good brands.

If its 1333MHz ram, look for cas7 timings (7-7-7-20)
If its 1600MHz ram, look for cas8 or cas9 (8-9-8-24 or 9-9-9-24 or 8-8-8-24)
    
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Mushkin, G.Skill, Corsair, Kingston, and many more are all good brands.

If its 1333MHz ram, look for cas7 timings (7-7-7-20)
If its 1600MHz ram, look for cas8 or cas9 (8-9-8-24 or 9-9-9-24 or 8-8-8-24)
k so ima get gskill (support GSL sc2 baby (but not tasteless hes annoying))

so for timings i want anything with those timings?
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k so ima get gskill (support GSL sc2 baby (but not tasteless hes annoying))

so for timings i want anything with those timings?
Yes.
    
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hah those are sick but i think its a bit TOO overzealous for my modest goal of a stable 4.5
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hah those are sick but i think its a bit TOO overzealous for my modest goal of a stable 4.5
How about these?? http://www.corsair.com/memory/domina...m2c1600c7.html
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100$ is really expensive for 4GB worth of RAM.
    
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100$ is really expensive for 4GB worth of RAM.
Now these are less than 100$. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Z4GX3M2A1600C9
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