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post #11 of 17
i'd vote for the G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series smile.gif
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Also, I have the Sniper Low-Voltage, and they've overclocked nicely to 1600 7-8-8. I'd recommend them.
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Thanks guys. I went with the G.SKILL Ripjaws X @ CAS 8 1.5V...main reason...they should work as stated without can tweaking/overclocking in BIOS...unlike the other options. $49.99! Can't beat it for this kit - matchest lowest price ever.

Anyone remember a few months ago when the G.SKILL Ripjaws X @ CAS 9 was selling for $29.99....crazzzzzyyyy....I should of picked up 16GB then. hehehe biggrin.gif
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Your RAM will run as 1333 until you set it in the BIOS to do 1600. All RAM does.
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Originally Posted by musashin View Post

Your RAM will run as 1333 until you set it in the BIOS to do 1600. All RAM does.

hmmmm...no im pretty sure it will see 1600 in BIOS by default...based on the newegg reviews/comments. However, yes, here is a chance it won't recognize those settings (depending on mobo)...but for the most part...1600 is standard on Z77 motherboards, as far as I know.
Edited by malikq86 - 5/1/12 at 5:48pm
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hmmmm...no im pretty sure it will see 1600 in BIOS by default...based on the newegg reviews/comments. However, yes, here is a chance it won't recognize those settings (depending on mobo)...but for the most part...1600 is standard on Z77 motherboards, as far as I know.

yep z77 (7-series) mobos and IB support 1600MHz RAM by default. In the unlikly event it doesnt u can just set it to an XMP Profile and your set smile.gif
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Oh you guys and your fancy new tech. Don't mind me.
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