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So , I'm looking to replace the memory kit I have in my sig . It won't go upper than the stock frequency no matter what i do . Anyway , i managed to get it from CL9 to Cl8 .

Not good enough for me .

So , i can either choose a 2x2GB or a 2x4( more expensive ) kit .

So , what would work best on a SB system ( P67 Rattler mb ) ?

I don't want the most expensive kit , but i want one that does 2133 @ with ( at worst ) CL9 .

What do you recommend ?

P.S. : I could get a 2*2GB DDR3 A-DATA 1866CL8 XPG+(Hyper MNH-E) kit for about 110$ ( in europe .. ) cheaper in USA . But , the seller recommends them on P55 systems or , if i wanna use them on P67 , a MIVE mb ..

Or i could get a second hand kit of 2*2 GB Patriot Sector 5 2400 Mhz 9-11-9-27 for about 120$ ..
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What you really need to do is check out the compatibility list on that motherboard... Most of those timings are adjustable. Those timings are suggested... (9-11-9-27) or what the SPD chip will detect... If you don't plan on overclocking, the board will only do default... 1333, unless you manually change it...
    
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The thing is .. I plan to oc them ..

I can't oc the ones i have , as they're rubbish .

I want high frequency , low latency ram , to bump my 3dmark01 score ..

I wanna go past 120k . biggrin.gif
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Why do you need any faster than 1600 CL9? Will it help you sleep at night or something?

EDIT -- posted b4 your previous response.

Most 1600 CL7 kits should be able to do 2133 CL9 w/o problems.

G.SKILL sells a 2x2GB kit that does 7-8-7-24 at 1.5V.
Edited by compudaze - 11/28/11 at 10:50am
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Can you give me a link to that ? I can't find it .
What's the price ?
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post #6 of 9
Newegg has the one I was talking about. Don't see that exact one on G.SKILL's site. Newegg is flaky today so I can't bring it up.

But here are some others:

http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=351
http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=352
http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=357
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Originally Posted by madalin View Post

The thing is .. I plan to oc them ..
I can't oc the ones i have , as they're rubbish .
I want high frequency , low latency ram , to bump my 3dmark01 score ..
I wanna go past 120k . biggrin.gif

I've done some research for you... These are the fastest in their group!

CL7

CL8

CL9
    
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post #8 of 9
Wow, its hard to find good ram nowadays eh? I got my current kit off the egg in the spring time for $170 with nice 8-9-8-24 timings at 2133MHz but there isn't anything like that on there now.
post #9 of 9
G.Skill's Sniper series does 1600mhz CAS7 @ 1.25v - just throwing that out there. They'd make a great starting point.
My G.Skill ECO does 1866mhz 8-9-8-24 on 1.5v and they cost me $50: http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2126082
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