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hey everybody. just wondering what would be best for an i5 2500k build I am planning. would like to get 8gb. I found these in todays newegg add. if anyone has a better suggestion then I'm all ears. thanx in advance.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231180&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL072111&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL072111-_-EMC-072111-Latest-_-DesktopMemory-_-20231180-L03B

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220561&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL072111&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL072111-_-EMC-072111-Latest-_-DesktopMemory-_-20220561-L03C

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231460&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL072111&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL072111-_-EMC-072111-Latest-_-DesktopMemory-_-20231460-L03A

also this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314
Edited by onmiway75 - 7/21/11 at 3:42pm
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This is the best by far!!!

Your 3rd choice
G.SKILL Sniper Series

Edit:
The only other I would consider, is some G.Skill Ripjaws X series.
Edited by Inteller - 7/21/11 at 3:47pm
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Read this and this

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thanx Inteller. I would presume the higher timing numbers mean it's better/faster but don't know much about ram.
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thanx munaim1
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Originally Posted by onmiway75 View Post
thanx Inteller. I would presume the higher timing numbers mean it's better/faster but don't know much about ram.
The timings are higher because it's 1866MHz memory.
You could get tighter timings from some Snipers that are 1600MHz

But thats a great deal for 1866MHz memory!

Edit:
This set here is Great!
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) = $80.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231445
Edited by Inteller - 7/21/11 at 8:41pm
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