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I would buy 2 of these G.SKILL Trident X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
2400mhz
10-12-12-31
1.65v
$199.99

CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB)
2133mhz
11-11-11-27
1.5v
$159.99

G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series 16GB (4 x 4GB)
2133mhz
11-11-11-30
1.6v
$129.99

CORSAIR DOMINATOR 16GB
1866mhz
9-10-9-27
1.5v
$149.99

Mushkin Enhanced Redline 16GB (4 x 4GB)
1866mhz
9-9-9-27
1.5v
$119.99

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (4 x 2GB)
1866mhz
9-9-9-24
1.5v
$84.99




The goal is to reach 4.3ghz with an i7 3820.
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post #2 of 7
Your RAM will have no effect on your CPU reaching 4.3GHz, just go with whatever 1.5v kit looks good to you and fits your budget. The Mushkin is probably the best buy of the ones you listed.
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I'm running rock solid at 4.3 with a 16GB 2133mhz 1.5v Dominator GT kit. Definatly recommend, but I had to update bios for them to be recognized. Good thing I had a slower stick laying around from my old rig. Check my sig for details.

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i would go with the samsung eco, mine do 2133 9-9-9-24 1.65V
post #5 of 7
Just go what looks good to you, RAM doesn't affect overclocks noticeably, at 2Ghz+ its not going to matter at all IMO.
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If you have the money, go with the Tridents. It doesn't really matter, but if you want the best, then you shall have the best if your wallet allows you.

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I have 8gb of this RAM coming and they supposed to be as good as TX
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