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Also I am looking at this memory...it has a great cas latency for an 1866mhz ram...but it says its only compatible with Intel boards.....will this not work on a Sabertooth AMD board?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231539
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yes that ram will work on a your rig
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Will I have to fool with it more to make it work? Why do memory companys say that a particular ram is made for such and such board or compatible with such and such board like this RAM does?
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you won't need to fool with it and dont ask me why some companys try diffrent marketing ploys you will need to set dram voltage and speed that mother board defaults ram to 1300 speed
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Also I am looking at this memory...it has a great cas latency for an 1866mhz ram...but it says its only compatible with Intel boards.....will this not work on a Sabertooth AMD board?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231539

That's actually a great kit for your needs. Perfect specs for AMD processors.thumb.gif
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That's actually a great kit for your needs. Perfect specs for AMD processors.thumb.gif

So a Sabertooth and a 1055t that Ram should work ok? It seems like it has a nice CAS for being 1866mhz....

It's looking like either the Ares above or the Ripjaws below are my choices:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231456
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So a Sabertooth and a 1055t that Ram should work ok? It seems like it has a nice CAS for being 1866mhz....
It's looking like either the Ares above or the Ripjaws below are my choices:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231456

Yes, you should be ok.
    
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post #49 of 65
yes lower cas is always beter but unless your doing a program that needs alot of ram 8 gis will work perfectI made the mistakle of buying 16 gig of ram but my 1090T works beter with 8 gig
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Well I use alot of Ram...right now I am at 85% of my 4GB of ram.....so Ill probably do 16gb to be safe.....8 might not be enough....

Question would it be better to go with the lower Cas Blue Ares RAM 1866mhz or get a Low CAS 2400 or 2133 mhz RAM and then down clock it into a lower CAS and bring it down to 1866mhz(which is the Sabertooths upper limit)?
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