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1600MHz memory cheaper than 1333MHz ?

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Hey guys.
Can anybody tell me, why the 1600 MHz memory (http://ncix.com/products/?sku=58292) (single channel memory kit) is cheaper than the 1333 MHz memory (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820139046&Tpk=KVR1333D3N9%2f4G) ?
The 1600 MHz one is cheaper in my country, so i thought of buying it, but something is fishy about it headscratch.gif
Thanks
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That 1333MHz RAM looks like low-profile stuff, which is always more expensive.
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Get some G.Skill Ripjaws
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Hey guys.
Can anybody tell me, why the 1600 MHz memory (http://ncix.com/products/?sku=58292) (single channel memory kit) is cheaper than the 1333 MHz memory (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820139046&Tpk=KVR1333D3N9%2f4G) ?
The 1600 MHz one is cheaper in my country, so i thought of buying it, but something is fishy about it headscratch.gif
Thanks

If you want 1600Mhz ram + free ship:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231313

These are the one I have. They are great and I had it clock to 1866Mhz a while ago.
 
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That's how it is tongue.gif
You can often find performance DDR3-1600 memory for cheaper than generic DDR3-1333 memory. It's a trend that is common even here in N. America.
Are you planning to buy two DIMMs for dual channel? Dual channel makes more performance difference than RAM speed.
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