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Originally Posted by kevindd992002;14148434 
Ok. But for the Black Ripjaw X series you recommended, I don't see an 8GB kit for those?

Please answer the questions above, I then will be able to assist you further.
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I say, since this is OCN, you go extremely overkill and take advantage of this deal over the weekend!!!!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231429&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL070811&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL070811-_-EMC-070811-Index-_-DesktopMemory-_-20231429-L03B

$124.00 with this promo code. EMCKCKB32
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I say, since this is OCN, you go extremely overkill and take advantage of this deal over the weekend!!!!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231429&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL070811&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL070811-_-EMC-070811-Index-_-DesktopMemory-_-20231429-L03B

$124.00 with this promo code. EMCKCKB32

he wants the 'best' lol and from his posts so far I would say money is no objection. Thats an awesome deal but not the 'best' tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by munaim1;14148397 
when you say best, what do you mean? what what will you be using your new rig for? your best might not be the same as my best, you need to be more specific. The RAM I recommended above apply to 8GB kits aswell, they are no different just the amount of RAM.

If your a gamer then 4GB is really enough these days, however if you think you will utilize more RAM then get the 8GB RAM.

Hope that helps.

Well, I'll just use it mainly for gaming. Video editing would be very occassional for me. But I want to be future-proofed that's why I'm trying an 8GB kit since they are not too much expensive nowadays.

Are Ripjaws X better than Mushkin Redlines? How about the Snipers, what are their differences with the Ripjaws X?
Edited by kevindd992002 - 7/9/11 at 4:07am
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Here READ THIS and compare the mushinks with ripjaws X with their timings and voltages.

I've seen low voltage sniper ram (1.25) not sure if they work with sandy mobo's but that would be the best for benching.

EDIT: Just found the snipers are low voltage however the Latency is 9. These are the sniper models:

gskill-sniper-specs.jpg

Edit2: From what I have found the best ones to get are the Gskills, pick one from the list I recommended on the previous page.
Edited by munaim1 - 7/9/11 at 9:38am
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Thanks man, finally I've made my choice to just get the 1600 MHz CL6 Ripjaws X smile.gif
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Glad to hear you have finally made a desicion lol tongue.gif

Hope it works out well for you thumb.gif
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DDR3 is DDR3. Just pick an 8GB kit with 1600 and 9-9-9-24 timings or tighter (or 2133 with 9-11-9-28 timings or better). Doesn't really matter on voltage, just keep it at or below 1.65v, and you're fine.

People seriously overthink RAM requirements for SB setups. You don't HAVE to stick with 1.50v.
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I see this thread has been on the back burner for a while but I wanted to bring something up... During my new Intel build I was having some problems with computer lag/locking up/bsod's so I ran a memtest and was seeing thousands of errors. I don't know how trustworthy memtest is when the system is mildly overclocked but I DID have 1st gen Ripjaws which technically aren't XMP certified like the 2nd gen 'X' ones are. I swapped out the ripjaws with some cheap crucial sticks and the lock ups went away. To be sure the memory was truly bad I installed them in an older AMD machine and they passed over 12 hours of memtest. I even tested each stick individually with no errors. Thinking that the memory was good I installed them back into my new intel build and they are currently working great. The system has been running prime for over 12 hours with a mild 2500k overclock to 4.0ghz. Bad motherboard on the intel system maybe?

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I5 2500k
Intel DZ68BC board
8gb Ripjaws 1600 cl9
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