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Hey guys

I only have 6GB ram so thinking of switching to 12. The problem is that I would get the G SKILL ripjaws... However with the tall heatspreaders it might not work well with my silver arrow. Does anyone have this setup? Right now my normal ram heatsink modules barely fit.

RAM I'm talking about:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231358


How is the G SKILL Gaming Sniper memory? Looks identical to the ripjaws but with shorter heatsinks and a few extra dollars. It's here:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231464

I intend to run it at stock 1600mhz and maybe just swap the timings from 9-9-9-24 to 8-8-8-24 like I've done with my current memory.

Any other ideas?

Also I noticed there's two exact Sniper kits but one says 1.25V and the other is 1.5V? What's up with that?

1.25V
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231466

1.5V
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231464
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post #2 of 7
It looks like the 1.25 is a different revision one. It looks as if they are compatible with different motherboards... I don't see yours listed as compatible except the 1.5v and 1.6v

http://www.gskill.com/products.php?c1=1&c2=3&c3=10
Edited by hednik - 10/31/11 at 8:19am
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post #3 of 7
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The 1.5v version lists the P6T Deluxe and P6T Deluxe v2 so I assume it'll work fine with mine. I run 1.5v or so now so I guess I need that version. All I'm really looking for is a kit that'll do 1600 8-8-8-24 3x4GB. Is the sniper gaming stuff good ram?
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post #4 of 7
The Ripjaws actually aren't very tall. Do you have an image of your current memory under your heatsink? I would help figure out if the new stuff will fit under there.
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I have the G SKILL red 1600 and there's literally not a single millimeter to spare.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
All I'm really looking for is a kit that'll do 1600 8-8-8-24 3x4GB.
http://www.crucial.com/store/partspe...4G3D1608DT1TX0
post #7 of 7
I'd grab a kit of either of these since they have such low profile:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226218

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820104127


I'm not quite sure about their overclocking abilities, but if you're saturating the 6GB you have now, amount of memory is more important than latency.
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