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Best of these two for gaming?

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http://www.ebuyer.com/264750-g-skill...2800cl9d-8gbxl

http://www.ebuyer.com/264751-g-skill...7000cl9d-4gbxl

Is it worth it to sacrifice the latency and the extra 4gb for the increase in mhz?
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post #2 of 5
go with the 1600 if i remember correctly the 2500K can handle 1066/1333 plus the extra 4gb well make it last a while.
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Are you going to OC? This seems like the champ: http://www.ebuyer.com/264750-g-skill...2800cl9d-8gbxl
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Go with the 8gb kit, performance will be barely noticeable if you go with the 4gb kit if just using for gaming and as a plus you will get a total of 8gb.
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