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Not sure what one to get. The prices arent to far apart.
With both sets being at 1600mhz will the CAS 6 overclock better?

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Since there are so many kits, it would help if you linked the specific two you were looking at.
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Go with the lower latency, obviously.
 
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i would avoid gskill if it were me but if i had to choose one i would take the 6.. its a pretty obvious choice.
    
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post #5 of 12
G.Skill has great memory.

The difference between CAS6 and CAS7 is miniscule.
It will never be noticed in gaming, or everyday use.
It may have slightly better scores in benchmarks, but not by much.

Your best best is to get the cheaper of the 2.

& yes, links would help!
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post #6 of 12
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G.Skill has great memory.
I would have to argue with that... My set of DDR3 2000 9-11-9-28 is barely stable at DDR3 1333 9-11-11-29
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people have such a hard on for gskill around here but ive seen no reason why. Maybe someday someone will explain it.
    
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Who runs DDR3-2000 at lower frequency, and looser timings???

Looks like your at error, not your memory.
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Originally Posted by Hobybobag View Post
I would have to argue with that... My set of DDR3 2000 9-11-9-28 is barely stable at DDR3 1333 9-11-11-29
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Originally Posted by Inteller View Post
Who runs DDR3-2000 at lower frequency, and looser timings???

Looks like your at error, not your memory.
Worst case scenario RMA them.

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people have such a hard on for gskill around here but ive seen no reason why. Maybe someday someone will explain it.
I've never had a problem with any of my kits. I've had 4-5 G.Skill sets, a couple Corsair ones, and a Patriot set.

The Corsair kits I had were fine except that they couldn't overclock much (read: at all). (P4 rig)

The Patriot set I had didn't work in Dual Channel mode so I order another kit which STILL didn't work. Oddly enough the sticks that were paired together didn't work together. But getting a stick from each DIFFERENT pair worked. (1st gen i5 rig)

I've had G.Skills from P4 to C2D to Sandy Bridge. No issues and highly overclockable in my experiences.

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post #10 of 12
Read this, it should help you pick one: http://www.overclock.net/intel-memor...e-h67-p67.html
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