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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231456

This kit ends up being $104 shipped after promo code.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231445&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL030912&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL030912-_-EMC-030912-Index-_-DesktopMemory-_-20231445-L011A

Two of these kits end up being $120 shipped after promo code.

Which one... thinking.gif
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It all depends really. In reality, they're basically the exact same RAM. So whichever would look the best in your case and price. So get the red gskill because 1 - its cheaper, 2 - its red. lol 3 - it has a little faster speed (wont notice)
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It all depends really. In reality, they're basically the exact same RAM. So whichever would look the best in your case and price. So get the red gskill because 1 - its cheaper, 2 - its red. lol 3 - it has a little faster speed (wont notice)

I don't know as much about memory as I would like to but the first one is slightly faster with a higher cas latency and the second one is a little slower but a lower cas latency. Don't these two facts play a factor in differentiating the two?
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I don't know as much about memory as I would like to but the first one is slightly faster with a higher cas latency and the second one is a little slower but a lower cas latency. Don't these two facts play a factor in differentiating the two?

You won't notice any speed difference in the real world between 1600 and 1866. Since the first one is like 10 dollars more, you might as well get it. It won't hurt, but you won't see any difference. If you want that 10 dollars for some mcdonalds, get the second one. Lol.
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