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So, I was wondering, if the laptop I am buying does not support DDR3 1600, will this RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820104257 work? I am assuming it will just slow to 1333. I was just wondering if it is entirely useless. Thanks in advance.
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yes it will do exactly that, each set of rams has a few profiles and the 1600 is just the highest one, nice set btw
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yes it will do exactly that, each set of rams has a few profiles and the 1600 is just the highest one, nice set btw
I LOVE the heatsinks. Virtually useless, but they are sooooooooo cool, and I am willing to shell out some extra greenbacks for bragging rights.
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Those cool heatsinks may just create heat instead of cooling the memory.

Why would you pay over double the cost?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231342

These are 35 bucks with free shipping
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Those cool heatsinks may just create heat instead of cooling the memory.

Why would you pay over double the cost?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231342

These are 35 bucks with free shipping
Because they look cool, lol.
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Well, if you're happy with the product then fair enough. But remember that non cool looking but actually cool > cool looking but not actually cooler.

Sorry in advance for the tongue twister.
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Well, if you're happy with the product then fair enough. But remember that non cool looking but actually cool > cool looking but not actually cooler.

Sorry in advance for the tongue twister.
Well, it has a lower CAS Latency as well. 9 as opposed to the usual 11 of DDR3 1600, but I am now getting a system that is capable of using DDR3 1600 anyway.
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