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Looking to upgrade. Just wondering what is the best kit. So far I don't really like what I see. Either timings are too loose either speed is bad <1600MHz...

Any suggestion or should I wait more?

PS: No need question such as "why do you need 16Gb?" or "why would you want to upgrade"?

First, Why am I getting 16Gb?
1. Future-proof
2. Ramdisk

Secondly, I want to upgrade because:
1- Building second rig from this one
2- I am sitting @ 3+Gb

I don't want multiple kit because most boards don't like playing with multiple channel! I want to preserve the overclock potential of a single channel kit with the capacity of a dual-channel.
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This is CL 9 kit at 1600 MHz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220647

If you can deal with 8 GB or 4x4 GB, everyone has been raving about these samsungs. They're supposed to have very good overclocking performance.

Also, this kit has CL 8 and 1600 MHz. The problem is its over $200, and out of stock on newegg. The ballistix series also has 1866 MHz ram with CL 9, its even more expensive though.
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Originally Posted by MME1122 View Post

This is CL 9 kit at 1600 MHz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220647
If you can deal with 8 GB or 4x4 GB, everyone has been raving about these samsungs. They're supposed to have very good overclocking performance.
Also, this kit has CL 8 and 1600 MHz. The problem is its over $200, and out of stock on newegg. The ballistix series also has 1866 MHz ram with CL 9, its even more expensive though.

oh ..those samsung's are pretty good :yessir.gif:
What I like about them is they'll do all the frequencies at good timings..
i.e:1066 @ 5-5-5-15 (just like old-school RAM)
6s @ 1333
7-8-8-23@1600
edit:Che Guevara??! really?! wth.gif
Is Castro gonna be the next cool dude? kookoo.gif
Edited by Schmuckley - 2/21/12 at 12:46pm
 
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I will pass then. I be waiting for those sticks to come in 16GB set.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

oh ..those samsung's are pretty good :yessir.gif:
What I like about them is they'll do all the frequencies at good timings..
i.e:1066 @ 5-5-5-15 (just like old-school RAM)
6s @ 1333
7-8-8-23@1600
edit:Che Guevara??! really?! wth.gif
Is Castro gonna be the next cool dude? kookoo.gif

How about your palm trees?
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Originally Posted by Just a nickname View Post

I will pass then. I be waiting for those sticks to come in 16GB set.
How about your palm trees?

Tasty! I eat 'um! biggrin.gif You wait in one hand..and have no RAMs in the other..
,,and see how your comp building goes! biggrin.gif
seriously ..the RAMS are good..\
Here's some options on the path you're choosing:
http://www.amazon.com/KTD-PE310Q8-8G-RAM-Module-SDRAM/dp/B003DF8YZC ..but i think it's server ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145356&nm_mc=OTC-Froogle&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-_-Memory+%28Desktop+Memory%29-_-Corsair-_-20145356 IS desktop RAM 1600 mhz tongue.gif
http://www.amazon.com/TS1GKR72V3N-RAM-Module-DDR3-SDRAM/dp/B004HC38ZQ 1333 Mhz thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
ah well..tired of looking tongue.gif
Edited by Schmuckley - 2/21/12 at 1:16pm
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

I eat 'um. biggrin.gif You wait in one hand..and have no RAMs in the other..
,,and see how your comp building goes! biggrin.gif
seriously ..the RAMS are good..

Lol, yea I know they are great but look at the ram on my sig!
I am waiting for haswell to upgrade so no stress. I will be buying parts gradually for what I really need. Ram and graphic probably this year.
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