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I'm buying ram for my new x79 build, not sure what I should do.

I wan't to go with: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231478

But then I saw: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231503



They are both quad, ones low voltage and a little slower. *** is LGA 2011 ready? They should both be LGA 2011 ready lol


Thanks!
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Just get the more expensive one. Going with the new chipset and being nit-picky about RAM? DO EHHHT!
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Unless you're a benchmark whore, speed of the memory doesn't matter. Personally I would go with G.Skill for the tighter timings. In case you didn't know and you're building your own rig, RAM is RAM there's no such thing as being LGA 775, 1156, 1155, 1366, 2011, AM3/AM3+ ready.
 
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Unless you're a benchmark whore, speed of the memory doesn't matter.

Don't forget folding!!! It LOVES RAM speed.
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post #5 of 6
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Folding?
I'm doing music production, samples are stored into RAM, many have said not much of a difference. If I'm overclocking my 3930k to 4.2 I'll have to underclock my ram anyways..
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Originally Posted by aec View Post

Folding?
I'm doing music production, samples are stored into RAM, many have said not much of a difference. If I'm overclocking my 3930k to 4.2 I'll have to underclock my ram anyways..

Here you go: http://www.overclock.net/t/67463/folding-faq-everything-you-need-to-know-in-one-location-for-new-and-old-folders read this.

Why would you have to under clock you're RAM if overclocking? I just built a rig with 16gb of 2133mhz Quad Channel RAM and I got that thing up to 4.5 which was all the cooling would allow.
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