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Get the 2500k instead since it’s a gaming rig and use the extra $100 to buy your OS. Your budget seems flexible to go with the 580 too. Too bad the flooding has jacked up the prices of HDDs
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Originally Posted by VeNoM0713 View Post
thank you for your feedback.. actually, could you do the calcs for me? not because i dont believe you but mainly because im curious and interested to see what kind of difference the different ram would make. but yeah, i will only be running on a single monitor and ill just buy the 2500k then.. especially if it will only be a marginal difference for what i wanna do.and plus, it will save me some money haha.

I will do the calculation when I get home on Monday for ya. There will be only a couple of nano seconds difference. =p
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ok, im pretty sure im set with what i want. i would like to make my case install as clean as possible cable management wise. will i need to purchase any cable extensions or anything? what size sata 6 cable should i get?
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I bought a range of sleeved extensions from frozencpu for SATA. power and gpu. all were 200mm . improved the aesthetics a lot.
post #25 of 27
CL9 1600MHz
9/800 * 1000 = 11.25ns

CL9 2133MHz
9/1066.5 * 1000 = 8.44ns

This is in nanoseconds so you will not notice a difference. For $50 you are better off buying more ram and making ram disks. Also the CL9 2133MHz ram you picked has a stock overclock (1.65v) which means it wont be as overclockable as RAM at 1.5v and you can get timings down farther (RAM could be potentially faster) on 1.5v RAM.
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Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post
CL9 1600MHz
9/800 * 1000 = 11.25ns

CL9 2133MHz
9/1066.5 * 1000 = 8.44ns

This is in nanoseconds so you will not notice a difference. For $50 you are better off buying more ram and making ram disks. Also the CL9 2133MHz ram you picked has a stock overclock (1.65v) which means it wont be as overclockable as RAM at 1.5v and you can get timings down farther (RAM could be potentially faster) on 1.5v RAM.
wow, thats pretty cool. im going to buy the ram you suggested. thanks alot for the info!

it is this ram right? just so i know im getting the right stuff.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231445
Edited by VeNoM0713 - 11/8/11 at 8:07am
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Save some money and get these (CL9 1600MHz): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231416
With the code: EMCJJKB23
And it will only be $40
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