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Mushkin Blackline DDR3 1600 1.35V vs 1.5V

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Greetings fellows.

I need new memory for my new setup (Asus P8P67 - i2600K).
I have access to Mushkin Blackline 2x4GB 1600Mhz .. both 1.35v and 1.5v.
Wich should I take and why ?

Plz comment.

*EDIT*
I do plan on Overclocking the CPU, not the memory.
Edited by Snikkari - 10/3/11 at 1:18pm
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If you don't plan on OC'ing the memory, and both sets have equal specs, I'd go with the lower voltage kit.
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Originally Posted by sintricate View Post
If you don't plan on OC'ing the memory, and both sets have equal specs, I'd go with the lower voltage kit.
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Thanks for the reply.
You guys suggest the 1.35v Ram, I am very interested why the 1.35v is better then 1.5v.
Does it give better stabilty, better overclocking options ?
What is the advantage of 1.35v over 1.5v ?
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I'd go with the 1.5v kit.

1.35v use different chips and generally don't overclock as well although there are notable exceptons like the Corsair Vengance. I know you say you aren't going to overclock the memory but who knows down the road.
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