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hmmm, running RAM at 1.65V is not always a problem, but with 4 dimms and 1.65V it can put more stress on the IMC than say just two dimms.. i would probably think about the 1866 kit at 1.5V as really you dont need more than 1600MHz RAM in most real world apps or games.. RAM at 1866 vs RAM at 2133, the 2133 will bench faster but if you notice a difference i dont think you will unless maybe if you do alot of encoding you will notice a difference in encoding times for example.. anyway, as i said the 4 dimms at 2133 at 1.65V may put extra stress on your IMC it is pretty safe so its up to you if you think you need the extra speed or play it safe and also save some $$ smile.gif

I think I'll play it safe and go with the 1866... If I wanted more I could probably get a bit more speed out of them if I needed to! rolleyes.gif
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post #12 of 15
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I think I'll play it safe and go with the 1866... If I wanted more I could probably get a bit more speed out of them if I needed to! rolleyes.gif

yep you have that room at 1.5V to see what you can get out of the sticks, even for fun or testing thumb.gif
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32 Gb of Crucial PC-10600 1333 MHz (as it should be atm one of the cheapest) or whatever is cheapest for you at the 8 Gb per stick level.

With the RAM in PC its the size that matters smile.gif At least as long as its DDR3. Sure, you can get those extra 2% of perfomance by going 2 GHz but for most tasks the "boost" would be bigger by just having more RAM (yes most games are 32 bit and use up to 2-3 Gb of RAM but that does not mean there is no performance gains by having more, considering the superfetch in Win 7 and that RAM is faster than even the fastest SSD).
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post #14 of 15
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I think I'll play it safe and go with the 1866... If I wanted more I could probably get a bit more speed out of them if I needed to! rolleyes.gif

I would too, lower voltages and tighter timings, highly doubt you would notice any difference between 1866 and 2133 (not that you would see any difference with the tighter timings either I guess)
    
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Should just add to this thread: I got the 1866 since someone in my family needed to get M$ office urgently I got these guys in the same order! biggrin.gif
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