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what heatsink are you gonna go for if your getting anything big like the hyper 212+ you cant throw in corsair rams there since there way to tall
check out any Gskill or mushkin rams there very good
I am using a Corsair H50 (if its compatible with Z68 boards).
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yea corsair H50 is fine
are you going for 4gbs of ram or 8?
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ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 $137 i think this is the board i have ordered..as far as RAM goes..i'd go high frequency..2133..with the lowest timings you can find..sandy bridge IMC runs the high-speed stuff very well or was it the p67extreme3gen3 for $124? hmm
 
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yea corsair h50 is fine
are you going for 4gbs of ram or 8?
8gb
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Cheers I will look into it.

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ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 $137 i think this is the board i have ordered..as far as RAM goes..i'd go high frequency..2133..with the lowest timings you can find..sandy bridge IMC runs the high-speed stuff very well or was it the p67extreme3gen3 for $124? hmm
Cheers. So maybe I should reconsider the Gskill 2133 CL9 2x4GB kit.
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post #17 of 65
I dont think there should be any needs with going 2133 ramms
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I dont think there should be any needs with going 2133 ramms
going from 1600 to 2000 gave me 10 more gflops in ibt..err..i like throughput ::OP..err..there's the p67 extreme3 gen3 for $124 @ newegg...
 
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I dont think there should be any needs with going 2133 ramms
So there will be no major noticeable performance boost going the 2133 RAM?

I am getting so confuzzled with RAM because there are multiple Corsair Vengeances and multiple Ripjaws with like 1 number changed and cost $30 more or less then the other ripjaw/vengeance. Most of the 1600 RAM and 1800 RAM is only like $10/$20 less then the 2133 G.Skill Ripjaws.
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post #20 of 65
well you can always OC your Rams if thats what your worried about most 1600mhz ram can reach1866+ speed with 9-10--9 timings
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