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So possibly looking at getting me 8gb of ram (currently have 2x2gb -old set from 2 years ago).

Is low voltage RAM that much better? Would I be able to OC them a little higher than if I got 1.5v?

Saw these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231477
Wonder what your thoughts are on them.

I notice when I used autoCAD with my previous setup that things stopped for a moment and resumed (small stutter in cad)
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Low voltage RAM is recommended for Intel, with those 1.35V your rig can have problem and you will need rise the voltage around 1.5V. Just go with 1.5V or 1.65V RAM, AMD can handle that voltage without problems.
 
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Oh okay. thanks
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Check this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233186

Only $4 more but can run at CL8 using 1.65V.

From your options, the G.Skill or latest Kingston link are good.
 
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Dont like the looks of them.. and their blue ones are $69! no fair.
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I bought 1.35 volt ram. This set does not overclock well. I run them at 1.4v
    
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If they dont OC well what's the point beside lower power consumption?
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