First of all, we need to know your setup. The most important factor when it comes to memory overclocking is how good your CPU's IMC is. If you have a Phenom II like me, your options are somewhat limited as the IMC's on them (Denebs more so than Thubans) are relatively weak compared to the IMC's on newer CPU's like Piledriver and Ive Bridge.
So tell us what CPU you're running and we'll have a better idea of what to recommend.
Originally Posted by DizZz
samsung makes the best ram for overclocking. they come at 1600mhz @ 1.35v but you can get them to 2400mhz @ 1.65v incredibly easily. they are built on the 30nm process instead of the usual 40nm process so they can run at higher speeds at lower voltages. read some of the reviews on newegg and do a search for them on the forum here
(they say discountinued but they aren't, newegg just has trouble keeping them in stock since they are so popular. you can get them on amazon right now instead)
This isn't a given. Most people with Thubans can't get those sticks to 2000MHz stable, which is a piece of cake for an Ivy Bridge or Piledriver CPU.
And it's not the brand of the memory that's important -- it's the IC's on the sticks that matter (i.e. Hynix CFR vs. Hynix MFR vs. Samsung HCH9, etc.).Edited by decimator - 1/22/13 at 2:15pm