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x79 Mobo + Samsung 8x4Gb

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I'm in the process of picking my parts for a new build and I kept getting suggestions of the Samsung 4Gb modules(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147094). I have 8 on the way with the plan to put them in an 8 slot x79 board. With that in mind I have been looking at the various boards to pick from.

I've been using ASUS mobos for a long time so I naturally looked at those first. I like the features on the P9X79 Pro but I'd like a PS2 port...so I'm looking at the Sabertooth X79.

My question regarding the RAM is mainly from the comments I've seen with people having issues with their RAM. More or less -- just wondering if I might run into issues since I will have 8 of the Samsung modules. Or if anyone has happened to use them with either of those motherboards; or any similarly featured x79 board. I looked at the 'qualified vendors lists' for both boards and neither have it on there (not that I've really been afraid of that before lol).

Again -- thanks for any help/input. Always appreciated!!
 
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I can't really comment on 8x4 but I have used 4x4 in several different X79 boards with great success. I am currently running at 1866mhz 1.500v 9-10-9-24 1T on my MSI board and it works perfectly. I don't think you will have any issue running that setup.
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Yeah I kinda figured as much. All I can really do is try I suppose smile.gif I'm leaning towards the sabertopth just for the ps2 port lol. I didn't notice much of a difference between the two I mentiomed above. Thanks for the comment - its nice knowing someone has at least used it in x79 boards with problems. Build log will be starting soon biggrin.gif
 
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Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 Windows 7 Professional 64bit HP ZR24w BenQ XL2420TX 
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DasKeyboard Ultimate SeaSonic 860w Platinum Bitfenix Shinobi XL Logitech G400 
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Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 Windows 7 Professional 64bit HP ZR24w BenQ XL2420TX 
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SteelSeries QcK PreSonus Monitor Station JBL LSR2325P (Pair) Sennheiser HD595 
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Beyerdynamic DT770 
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that memory is SO SICK! made on the new processing tech Samsung has, those sticks can OC to 2400mhz on 1.6v. They put corsair and g.skills 2400mhz 16gb kits which cost like 200+ to shame.
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post

that memory is SO SICK! made on the new processing tech Samsung has, those sticks can OC to 2400mhz on 1.6v. They put corsair and g.skills 2400mhz 16gb kits which cost like 200+ to shame.


 

I concur. I love my sammy ram, for me 8 sticks OC'd the same as 4 sticks in my x79 WS board.

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