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I'm currently using 1.6 for my ram and I have not had any issues. But you never know what will happen in the future.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231351

This is what I'm using. I bought these for my old build and I now use them on my sandy bridge rig
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post #22 of 30
Stick to 1.5v memory with p67/z68...

I highly suggest the RAM in my Sig rig...
post #23 of 30
These just have tighter timings which can enlarge your virtual reproductive organ by so much yoctometers in a benchmark. About the voltage I'm not sure but I think I've heard that it's fine but you won't be able to overclock that much ? I have too little knowledge on RAM to be able to confirm this claim though.

As for Wildcard36qs 's proposition, the only thing I'm really against is the Matrix version. It's overpriced and it's potential is less that of the GTX 580 Lightning that MSI offers.

-Luxio
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CPO.Luxio View Post
These just have tighter timings which can enlarge your virtual reproductive organ by so much yoctometers in a benchmark. About the voltage I'm not sure but I think I've heard that it's fine but you won't be able to overclock that much ? I have too little knowledge on RAM to be able to confirm this claim though.

As for Wildcard36qs 's proposition, the only thing I'm really against is the Matrix version. It's overpriced and it's potential is less that of the GTX 580 Lightning that MSI offers.

-Luxio
Yea I know lol. But hey, go all out if you can. Anyways, here is a modified version with 6950s. Also, I am a huge brand fan of Corsair and ASUS if you cannot tell lol. I'd also suggest getting a Xonar soundcard to complete the experience.

Edited by Wildcard36qs - 8/9/11 at 2:11pm
   
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post #25 of 30
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Having lower timings does help for gaming.
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2500k+Asus P8P67=win.
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post #27 of 30
as the others said, get rid of that amd chip and go 2500k or even 2600k for that price ur looking to spend.
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post #28 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by ARKaMAN View Post
Having lower timings does help for gaming.
Maybe someone can correct me here, but AMD loves tighter timings while Intel loves higher speeds...just something I've heard.

For the cooler, I'd recommend the Corsair H100. Other than that, nice build (with 2500k)
    
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post #29 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wildcard36qs View Post
Yea I know lol. But hey, go all out if you can. Anyways, here is a modified version with 6950s. Also, I am a huge brand fan of Corsair and ASUS if you cannot tell lol. I'd also suggest getting a Xonar soundcard to complete the experience.
The DirectCuII is triple slot whereas the Twin Frozr III is dual slot and both have similar cooling performance.

I already suggesed a Xonar DX did I ?

EDIT : That was on another thread where the person wanted the X-FI fatal1ty blah blah which is a waste considering the Xonar XD is superior. I keep getting mixed in computer builds threads... Following 4 right now.

-Luxio
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