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Hi there I am planning to use 2 32gb kits on a Asus p9x79 pro I can only get 32gb sets were I am low profile so I can fit a noctua on top. My current problem is I am unsure weather to buy a good 1600mhz kit and save loads of money and overclock them or the 2133 kits but very expensive.

Part of my problem is these kits I'm looking at seem like the same hardware but with different ratings see here cheaper : http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-077-PA&groupid=701&catid=8&subcat= but 1600 and it basically is a viper series 3 with a different heatsink no? See here : http://www.patriotmemory.com/product/detail.jsp?prodline=5&catid=34&prodgroupid=232&id=1264&type=1 notice on the spec sheet it's base timings are exactly the same as the 1600 model in mhz and cas of both the Intel version and the viper series 3 ones.So ssurely they are all the same and it's not worth the extra third money on top? Thaninks

Ah yes and I'll be using a 3930k oc to around 4.4 hopefully...
Edited by dpl2007 - 12/24/12 at 10:28am
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I was recommended, and would recommend these samsung sticks. Not sure if you can get them, but I have them on my Asus p9x79 pro under my D14. I only have 8GB but hey you have the spots!

Sorry for not linking them initially!
Edited by benpack101 - 12/24/12 at 12:54pm
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Hi there I am planning to use 2 32gb kits on a Asus p9x79 pro I can only get 32gb sets were I am low profile so I can fit a noctua on top. My current problem is I am unsure weather to buy a good 1600mhz kit and save loads of money and overclock them or the 2133 kits but very expensive.
Part of my problem is these kits I'm looking at seem like the same hardware but with different ratings see here cheaper : http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-077-PA&groupid=701&catid=8&subcat= but 1600 and it basically is a viper series 3 with a different heatsink no? See here : http://www.patriotmemory.com/product/detail.jsp?prodline=5&catid=34&prodgroupid=232&id=1264&type=1 notice on the spec sheet it's base timings are exactly the same as the 1600 model in mhz and cas of both the Intel version and the viper series 3 ones.So ssurely they are all the same and it's not worth the extra third money on top? Thaninks
Ah yes and I'll be using a 3930k oc to around 4.4 hopefully...

From what I understand, the difference in those two kits is that the black ram is binned higher than the blue ram. Basically it means that the blue ram is the ram that failed testing when they were produced as 2133mhz memory modules, but completely pass all tests when they were at 1600mhz.

Personally, I would go with this ram here https://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-021-AR&groupid=701&catid=8&subcat=1517 because so far it has had a better track record with overclocking and stability.
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Yer like the lights on that set cas numbers are not so great tho...can't find much in the way of 32gb sets or above being oc'ed you sure they are that good. The patriots get really good reviews... this set is interesting as well : http://www.crucial.com/store/partspecs.aspx?IMODULE=BLS4K8G3D1609ES2LX0

Yer unfortunately no Samsung's in 32gb sets for me....don't really want to go lower ( ie 16gb sets) as more sets will be hard if they don't match up I guess at 64gb.
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Just wondering how about getting one of these : http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-026-AR&campaign=pcm/googleshopping/PUP_Components___Memory/DDR__Quad_Channel___PC________/MY-026-AR&pup_c=gs and then underclocking to 2133 ? Would that work on the Asus p9x79 pro?

Edit: ah but they are 1.65 v I was told to keep it under 1.5 v something to do with heat or something when you get to 64gb it gets a bit hairy I think?
Edited by dpl2007 - 12/24/12 at 1:39pm
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