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2GB DDR3 1600 CAS6 or 4GB DDR3 1600 CAS 7

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  • 50% (2)
    G.SKILL PI 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
  • 50% (2)
    CORSAIR XMS3 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
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post #1 of 5
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I'm split between two choices..

1x G.SKILL PI 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

2GB DIMM
6-8-6-20

Or

3x CORSAIR XMS3 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

4GB DIMM
7-8-7-20
post #2 of 5
why would you buy 3 seperate sticks? their latency is higher costs more (x3 = around $140) the obvious one is the gskill set, 6GB should more than enough, awesome latency and costs only $100. Its kind of a no-brainer.

If you need a 12gb kit then just get a kit not seperate sticks as it will more than likely cost you a lot more. Im sure you could get a pretty decent 12gb kit with a budget of $150.
Edited by munaim1 - 8/10/11 at 1:07am
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why would you buy 3 seperate sticks? their latency is higher costs more (x3 = around $140) the obvious one is the gskill set, 6GB should more than enough, awesome latency and costs only $100. Its kind of a no-brainer.
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Why are you stuck between getting a 6GB kit and 12GB kit... That doesn't really make any sense. And I'm curious why are those your only two choices?
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