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post #1 of 9
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Hi. I'm thinking of buying one of these two RAM's... which one would you prefer?
And also, do you think are they compatible with a Gigabyte P55M-UD2 motherboard?

Link1: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-094-KS&tool=3
Link2: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/8gb-%282x4gb%29-corsair-ddr3-vengeance-red-lp-pc3-14900-%281866%29-non-ecc-unbuffered-cas-9-10-9-27-xmp-15v
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post #2 of 9
I would pick the kingston. I don't think the corsair is compatible.
Edited by Fishinfan - 7/7/12 at 11:23pm
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post #3 of 9
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Do you know how to check if they're compatible? In SPD (in CPU-Z) it says:
Max Bandwidth: PC3-107000H (667MHz) is this information of any use?
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post #4 of 9
Go to gigabyte website and download their memory compilable list.It's pdf.
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post #5 of 9
That specific corsair memory isn't compatible. The speed of the memory is 1866. The motherboard you have is compatible with 1066,1333,1600 and 2200. Find the 1600 version of the Corsair memory and you'll be fine.

However, I would go with the Kingston. Seems to be better build quality.
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post #6 of 9
OR, get some ripjaws. They are cheaper, better, AND compatible. Just a thought.
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post #7 of 9
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Ok thank you. I'll take a look.
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post #8 of 9
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I checked and the motherboard supports this ram: KHX1600C9D3LK2/4GX but the one I'm looking at is: KHX1600C9D3X2K2/8GX .Would it still work?
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
128GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black 7200rpm LG Blue-Ray beQuiet! Dark Rock Pro 2 
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Windows 8 64-bit LG Flatron 24" CM Storm QuickFire Pro 680W beQuiet! Straight Power E9 
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dankal View Post

OR, get some ripjaws. They are cheaper, better, AND compatible. Just a thought.

I agree.G skill is one of the most compatible memory out there.
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Vengence 8gb ddr3 2133 Samsung 840 pro 128gb[boot] Seagate 250 gb [games] Hitachi 500 gb [media] 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 840 evo 250 gb [ steam/origin] Crucial M4 64gb [apps] Lg Corsair Hydro H110 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-4350 Vishera 4.8 ghz. ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0  MSI R7950 Twin Frozr 3GD5/OC Radeon HD 7950 Corsair Vengence 8gb ddr3 2133 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Vengence 8gb ddr3 2133 Samsung 840 pro 128gb[boot] Seagate 250 gb [games] Hitachi 500 gb [media] 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 840 evo 250 gb [ steam/origin] Crucial M4 64gb [apps] Lg Corsair Hydro H110 
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W7 64bit Dell s2440L compaq Corsair Hx750 
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