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Quick RAM question, super cheap 16Gb

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Hello

So i got 40 minutes to decide, theres a sellout on 16gigs Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz CL9, for 80$. I am about to buy some watercooling for my CPU so i'll be doing some decent overclocking, will this set be fine for that or should i find some with higher mhz?
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that should be perfectly fine. If you are running a first gen i7 though, the RAM speeds are linked to processor speeds, so be wary of that. But, 1600MHz should be perfectly adequate, and for 80 bucks, it's a steal
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If you want to hold out. I do believe those sets were selling around that much on Newegg during black friday.

also had a rebate that brought it down to $55-60

if you can't wait the 2-3 weeks though get em now.
 
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Originally Posted by SpiritGear View Post

If you want to hold out. I do believe those sets were selling around that much on Newegg during black friday.
also had a rebate that brought it down to $55-60
if you can't wait the 2-3 weeks though get em now.

I'm living in Denmark so its not an option anyway, thanks though smile.gif
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