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What RAM to get for ASUS P8Z68-V PRO and 2500k?

post #1 of 14
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If I were to do some overclocking, what would be the best RAM for me to get? Besides Ripjaws, are there any others that are very good for this mobo and CPU?
Edited by -Allen- - 11/24/11 at 8:41pm
    
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post #2 of 14
Kingston's a reputable brand, but if I were you, I'd probably go with G.Skill Ripjaws X.
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Kingston's a reputable brand, but if I were you, I'd probably go with G.Skill Ripjaws X.

I was planning on doing so, but I could get these for a very cheap price. ($30 for 8GB after taxes and shipping)

If I'm not doing any insane overclocking, would these be a good choice?
    
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post #4 of 14
i like kingston..solid stuff..but umm..yeah..i vote for g.skill too.. or team ddr3 2133..or super-talent :thumb.gif:oh..you're NOT ocing.redface.gif.get the kingston biggrin.gif
 
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post #5 of 14
No OC? Go with Kingston. Especially if you are looking to save some bucks.
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post #6 of 14
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UUUGH!!! Out of stock!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What other RAM would you guys recommend, besides ripjaws?
    
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post #7 of 14
What site do you go to?
post #8 of 14
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What site do you go to?

Memoryexpress.com.

It was 8GB for $20.... WHY DID I NOT BUY IT??!!
    
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post #9 of 14
?!kingston is a great brand!!! i had a 2gb stick of their "saver" ram(its like half the size of a regular stick tallwise) rated for 1066mhz@1.5v. i got that baby to 1800mhz@1.65v...
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post #10 of 14
here are the exact ram you are talking about.. way back when i had no idea what i was really doing lol (native 9-9-9 1.65, and i overclocked them.. didn't raise voltage though)

http://www.overclock.net/t/997320/this-kingston-hyperx-8gb-kit

i also opened them to see what ic were inside.. it was hynix.. not bfr but something else.. i forget sorry lol
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