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ram recommendations?

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Purchasing i5 2600k and Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4 soon, but have not decided on ram.

Do I need dual or tri channel for i5? Looking for either 8 or 12 gb, depending on dual or tri. Budget is 50 to 100.
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Duel channel, and I recommend RipjawsX or corsair vengance 1600MHz+
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1155 mobo's dual channel, maybe this will help you pick one that will suit your needs best.

Overclocking & Choosing RAM for Sandybridge H67/P67/Z68.

Just a note, have a look at the three articles posted in the OP

Hope that helps
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*opens eyes*

heh, thank you +rep
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Quote:
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*opens eyes*

heh, thank you
You're most welcome
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Ripjaw all the way.
    
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