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Decent Ram at Microcenter/Frys or go newegg?

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Hi all,

Sorry for another "what ram should I get" but i havnt been on top of my game when it comes to ram lately...
i would like to pick these up

Core i5 3570K 3.4GHz LGA 1155 Processor ~ $190
Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Z77 ATX Intel Motherboard ~ $140
from microcenter

is there any RECOMMENDED ram at microcenter/frys that u guys would be comfortable recommending?

or should i go for this?

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314


I will be planning on oc'ing the cpu, would like to get in the 4.0-4.2ghz on air, not too far and not melting smile.gif
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I'm pretty happy with the Kingston HyperX blu 1333.
currently running at 1666..
Both my computer use this ram.
one is a 4gb kit the other is an 8gb
I got them on sale though $24.99 & $29.99 LOCAL DEALS FTW


I've never used it but apparently that samsung low profile ram is all the rage right now?
plus it's low voltage rolleyes.gif
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I really like the Corsair Vengeance that I have. I think it runs about $25. I've had no problems with it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145346

Also comes in red and black. thumb.gif
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