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I am planning a build with a 2500k and a Asus maximus IV

I know I want G.SKill Sniper series 8GB

But there are two options
1. 2133mhz with CAS 11 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231519
2. 1866mhz with CAS 9 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231460

Which would be better for my setup, and yes, I'mma geek, Why would it be better?? I am thinking the 2133? Right choice??
 
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You know, its too bad gskill discontinued the 2133 cas 9 ram. If you don't need fast ram get the 1600 mhz cas 7 ram.
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ive personally own the 1866 set and now 16gb of it and can't say anything bad about it , set XMP and boot and your good to go, i can't get them to go 2133 personally but only tried for about a half hour so w/e.

BTW take note the 2133 kit that you entered in the link is 1.6v not Sandybridge standard voltage of 1.5v causing imc to run hotter.... go with 1866 !!!
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I have my gksill ram overclocked to 2140 and 9-10-10-26
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But really, once you get the Ram speed up to 2133mhz the timings start to matter a lot less than lower speed ram sticks.
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Personally I'd get the1866 but I'm getting new ram to lower my RAM voltage and they are one of the ones I'm looking at, you may want to check out http://www.overclock.net/t/1085715/overclocking-choosing-ram-for-sandybridge-and-others

     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stubass View Post

why not a set of these?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231518
2133 9-11-10-28 thumb.gif

voltage is a little high no?
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