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ares 1866 cas 10 or samsung golden ram ( for 32gb memory)

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Hi guys

I have a gskill ares 1866 cas 10 1.5v 32 gb kit

I also, have 32gb 30mm worth of the samsung golden ram ( unopened)

I am wondering what kit to ditch and what to keep

so far I havent had much luck in tightening timings on the ram kit itself ( don't know why atm)

the kit however seems to post at higher speeds with no change in the default timings

I know im asking for a lot, since 32 gb ram and an overclock and a ram overclock is a little too much for the IMC and kind of a "icing on the cake" sort of thing- but im trying anyway

would I have better luck with the samsung ram or should I keep trying with the ares?

any tips are greatly appreciated, been on the asus rog forum ( I own a RIVE atm) and overclock.net looking for a general outlook, but it looks like theres more than one way to overclock for this rig and especially for attaining higher clocks on the ram.

i am currently reviewing/ putting to mem these threads-

http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?2162-Overclocking-Using-Offset-Mode-for-CPU-Core-Voltage/page5
http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?5835-ASUS-Rampage-IV-Extreme-UEFI-Guide-for-Overclocking
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post #2 of 6
If you already have the RAM, why not just test each kit to see which one overclocks best and keep that?
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post #3 of 6
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well I am totally thinking of that! biggrin.gif the only thing is I dont know how the newegg rma works for that particular item. if they are both opened I didnt know if they would take them back. probably a dumb thing to say but i have had bad luck with sellers over the pass 2 months.
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post #4 of 6
I see. I never dealt with Newegg as they don't ship here, so I'm not sure how that would work either.
Free bump anyhow.smile.gif
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post #5 of 6
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Its a lot of ram (32gb)

It makes me wonder if IMC will handle that-

The current ares kit runs at cas 10 w 2n cmd rate @ 1866

If I pop the 32 of sammies in, all slots will be populated

so I'll be lucky if I even get up to 1866 let alone beyond it.

I too do not know of newegg return policy atm
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post #6 of 6
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Happy new year guys

Here is the build thread finally

http://www.overclock.net/t/1345969/burns-codon-ii#post_18976375

will update as to what works the samsung 32 kit or the ares 1866 kit
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