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What ram would be the best for my future ivy bridge, Asus sabertooth and thermalright Archon rev. a?
I want a 8 gb 1866 memory and I'm unsure between:
-RAM DDR3 PC3-14900 Crucial Ballistix Elite 1866MHz (2x4GB) 9-9-9-27 Unbuffered
-Gskill ares 8 gb 1866mhz
-Gskill Ripjaw x 8 gb 1866
-Gskill sniper 8 gb 1866
I know they have basically the same performance but I want to buy the best one. Thank you guys
post #2 of 7
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What ram would be the best for my future ivy bridge, Asus sabertooth and thermalright Archon rev. a?
I want a 8 gb 1866 memory and I'm unsure between:
-RAM DDR3 PC3-14900 Crucial Ballistix Elite 1866MHz (2x4GB) 9-9-9-27 Unbuffered
-Gskill ares 8 gb 1866mhz
-Gskill Ripjaw x 8 gb 1866
-Gskill sniper 8 gb 1866
I know they have basically the same performance but I want to buy the best one. Thank you guys

the cheapest set you can get. biggrin.gif
post #3 of 7
Neither. Samsung DDR3 is the way to go.
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Why Samsung? And every RAM have the same price, so I don't know what to choose!!
post #5 of 7
Both are equally good.I have always used Gskill and I have never had a problem with them.Also something to keep it mind is that Crucial is a actual memory maker unlike a lot of ram that just buy there chips from company's like Crucial and then slap there name on it if that is something that concerns you.
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Originally Posted by dena994 View Post

What ram would be the best for my future ivy bridge, Asus sabertooth and thermalright Archon rev. a?
I want a 8 gb 1866 memory and I'm unsure between:
-RAM DDR3 PC3-14900 Crucial Ballistix Elite 1866MHz (2x4GB) 9-9-9-27 Unbuffered
-Gskill ares 8 gb 1866mhz
-Gskill Ripjaw x 8 gb 1866
-Gskill sniper 8 gb 1866
I know they have basically the same performance but I want to buy the best one. Thank you guys

I had a set of sniper ram and with my Asrock mobo, I oc'd to 4.5ghz on my cpu core. Somehow that effected my ram and destroyed one of the sticks. The system wouldn't boot with the dimm in it. Might just me being unlucky, but I went with a set of corsair ram and I couldn't be happier.
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Why Samsung? And every RAM have the same price, so I don't know what to choose!!

Samsung is a low profile RAM, fits with every cooler. Also overclocks like madness. I am currently running it at 1866 9-9-9-24 at 1.5 V.
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