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Can you get your NB or core any higher? Both will do more of an increase than RAM speed will.
Honestly though, for the memory speed itself, I'd be shooting for 1600 with 8-8-8-24-1T timing, with up to 1.50v (you probably won't NEED that much voltage though). If you are using a higher HTT Clock than stock (FSB), then somewhere right around 1600, doesn't have to be on the nose.
If you can get the memory clock speed higher, by all means go for it. I wouldn't go any looser than 9-9-9-24 on the timings though, and that's at 1866-2000 speeds.
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With your NB clocked at 2600Mhz, you have up to 867MHz on the RAM speed before the NB bottlenecks the RAM by the way. (DDR3-1733). And like I said, a HIGHER NB clock will actually make more of a difference anyway than higher RAM speed will.

I can't get the CPU any higher with the heat sink I have atm.. I have a 2 water blocks and a radiator, but I need a new pump/res, and all I have to spend is $65, and I was wanting to get Ram and some AS 5

Fair enough. Get the RAM, and get some IC Diamond grease. wink.gif I saw a pretty large drop going from AS5 to IC Diamond...its expensive though.
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http://slickdeals.net/permadeal/72114/newegg-8gb-2x4gb-corsair-xms3-ddr3-1333-desktop-memory-cmx8gx3m2a1333c9?token=AAEBBQAAAAAEPD_ZGA

8 GB of RAM (2x4 GB) Corsair XMS3's, $21.64 after MIR and promo code. Make sure it's compatible with your motherboard though!
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http://slickdeals.net/permadeal/72114/newegg-8gb-2x4gb-corsair-xms3-ddr3-1333-desktop-memory-cmx8gx3m2a1333c9?token=AAEBBQAAAAAEPD_ZGA

8 GB of RAM (2x4 GB) Corsair XMS3's, $21.64 after MIR and promo code. Make sure it's compatible with your motherboard though!

1) It's sold out.
2) MIR's suck.
3) It's DDR3-1333.
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Then get this Wintec DDR3-1600 kit

$35 shipped which puts it at the same price as every other 1333 kit (plus, less than that one not considering the rebate which'd be an 8-12 week rebate by the way).

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Fair enough. Get the RAM, and get some IC Diamond grease. wink.gif I saw a pretty large drop going from AS5 to IC Diamond...its expensive though.

Well Diamond dissipates heat better than Silver, so I wouldn't disagree with that tongue.gif
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