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I have this mobo currently.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131669
Nothing special, I know. I want to get 2x4gb ram for it. Anyone see a problem with either of these ram kits?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231311
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231402
Second one is a bit more money, but has better timings too, do you consider it worth that money for the better CAS latency? Thanks in advance!
post #2 of 7
Yes, most definitely!
This set is much better: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231402
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Buy the second one, if money is not a problem.
... or , better buy one 1600 9-9-9 kit, for less than $75
Edited by IOSEFINI - 7/24/11 at 9:10pm
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post #4 of 7
If you willing to pay just that few extra dollars
This is even a better choice for you!!!

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
$79.99 with free shipping
1.5V
7-7-7-21
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231440
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post #5 of 7
If I'm not mistaken there are 2x4GB DDR3-1600 kits for as low as $60-65 out there.

EDIT:
Patriot Signature kit - $63, $43 after rebate
G.Skill Sniper 2x4GB 1.25V low voltage kit - $60 after promos, no rebates (promo expires today though!)
Edited by xd_1771 - 7/25/11 at 12:27am
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I'd get the tighter timings ones: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231402

They're still both at the same frequency speeds anyway, and the much better timings scale better on AMD than on intel - you'll get a bit more out of it Go for it.
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post #7 of 7
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Thank you all for your suggestions, both of the Ripjaws with 7-7-7-21 timing are my best bet as I do not want to have to OC to get the full potential of the ram I purchase. I like the look of this one best b/c I have a red led fan in the front of my case currently. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231402
I know the name of the forum is Overclock.net but I like to keep stock voltage on my pc components because from my experience they don't last as long if you push them. Special thanks to xd_1771 for explaining a few things to me in private messages, I'd rep you if I could but yea, kind of can't. Thanks everyone!
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