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post #11 of 43
The IMC is inside the CPU so I opted for low voltage 1.35v 1600Mhz 8-8-8-24 RAM that should help keep cpu cooler during overclocks. Also I have heard of people damaging their CPU using sticks over 1.5v. The ones you picked are exactly 1.5v tho so you should be ok.
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Thread Starter 
Maybe bumping this often is a bad thing, but I'd like more input. Sorry.

Specifically, I'd like some more input on the RAM and the mobo, and some thoughts about the monitors.

I've been thinking about swapping out mobos for this one: Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD7 1155

Thanks!
Edited by 13ack.Stab - 10/19/11 at 10:23pm
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G.Skill Ripjaws X 2 x 4GB 1600 Cas 8-8-8-24
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Originally Posted by 2slick4u View Post
G.Skill Ripjaws X 2 x 4GB 1600 Cas 8-8-8-24
or anything 1600 Mhz with lower latency
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post #15 of 43
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Bump for more opinions.
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post #16 of 43
When CL7 1600MHz Corsair Vengence come back in stock, these will be the fastest 2x4GB Ram kits. Unless you want to pay the same amount for a CL6 2x2GB kit.
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post #17 of 43
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Good to know. Could I get some input on the mobo and monitors, please?
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post #18 of 43
For a mobo get one with large heatsinks near the CPU. Those will OC better. The one you have is excellent.
1080p monitor too.
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post #19 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post
It is really hard to get the timings down and be stable at high clock speeds. Which is why they are so high at stock
The stock timings of G.SKILL PI 8GB is 6-8-6-24 (Quad Channel kit?? Overclocking is good?)
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 6-8-6-24(Would it be good idea to over clock 2 channel X 2 of these??)


I think somewhere's in my thread you mentioned that timings with tight numbers are better??
Edited by grimreaper01 - 10/21/11 at 11:35am
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Thread Starter 
Quad Channel kits are just a fancy way of saying two Dual Channel Kits. It's nothing special. And from my understanding, yes, tighter timings are better. Please don't hijack my thread, though.

Ironman - both the monitors I linked are 1080p, I just can't seem to decide between them.

Do you think I should get a Fan Controller, considering I'm relying solely on air cooling to keep the temps down and because I have a lot of different sized fans?
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