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I'm looking for 2X4 (8 GB total) or RAM. I'm unsure of what RAM I should get. Based on the reading I've done, I believe I should get low profile RAM because of the Hyper 212 EVO. I'll be overclocking the CPU to 4.0 Ghz. I don't have a few things picked out yet either so it's not a complete list.

Here's the parts I have so far:

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504

Motherboard: ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131821

Video Card:
EVGA GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card 02G-P4-2678-KR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130787

Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Internal Desktop Hard Drive Bulk/OEM - WD1002FAEX

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136533

CPU Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099

SSD Hard Drive: Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=20-148-442
post #2 of 9
My favorite ram, over clocks like a monster for the price.
http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Electronics-Extreme-MV-3V4G3-US/dp/B0059200FY/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1343619679&sr=8-4&keywords=samsung+ddr3+4gb

super low profile too
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OK, I decided on this. The 2X8 are so cheap as well but I really don't think I'd ever need 16 GB so no point in wasting money:
Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model CML8GX3M2A1600C9

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233186
Edited by majax - 7/31/12 at 6:18pm
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Thats laptop memory -_-
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post #5 of 9
I second the Samsung wonder ram and you can get it here for 46.99 and lately there has been 10% off ram so you can grab it for ~42 shipped. in USA.
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Originally Posted by Lt.AldoRaine View Post

Thats laptop memory -_-

Thanks for pointing that out. I edited and submitted the correct memory that I am getting.
post #7 of 9
The Samsung ram is good I have it.

I like Kingston Hyper X Genesis and Mushkin too.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104277

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226308

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226334

I like reliability above all else

Kingston has the lowest RMA's and returns of all non OEM memory manufactorers, Mushkin is used by NASA, and Samsung is the largest memory OEM in the world they are the first to create new standards of ram after the standard has been finalized.
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post #8 of 9
Those Samsung 30mm will be beastly

Get them while they're still cheap
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Thank you but I've already gotten the memory.
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