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So I just saw a 8GB 2133 G Skills Ripjaws on sale for 75$ and I was wondering. Will this be compatible to my mobo and will it work good or Should I just get lower ?

Here is my mOBO
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=26_1207_1205_335&item_id=051996

and this is the RAM on sale
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=24_311_312_614&item_id=060905

Idk really what those timings are would I benifit getting it at 2133 coz theres one on sale for 1866 too. So I'm like lost. Just need a RAM to play my games because my other RAM is out atm.
post #2 of 6
Mobo is fine but not very relevant... The memory controller is built onto the CPU. I'm not super familiar with Bulldozer, but I think that it has a pretty good memory controller and should handle 2133mhz pretty easily. Maybe very light tweaking like raising the CPU-NB voltage smile.gif
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Coz If I buy this and get some serious problems would really piss me off >.> Its just that my highest RAM that I used was 1866 and mostly 1600. So I'm not sure with this one.
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Coz If I buy this and get some serious problems would really piss me off >.> Its just that my highest RAM that I used was 1866 and mostly 1600. So I'm not sure with this one.

Fact of the matter is, you're buying performance memory which is cool. This is overclock.net after all. Worst case is you have to drop down to 1866mhz or even 1600mhz ( which I really doubt you will have to do). Then you tighten the timings, and crank your NB frequency and you will still get great performance. But like I said Bulldozer should handle 2133mhz okay so you don't have to worry all too much.
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I might get it, Its just that I know how to do the timing but the voltage and frequency not really.
post #6 of 6
CPU Host Frequency 229

This will allow you to set DRAM Frequency to around DDR3-2133

Set timings to 10-12-12-31

Set DRAM Voltage to 1.60V

Set CPU-NB Voltage (NB Core Voltage) to +0.1V or +0.15V

then everything should be ready to go. Let us know how it goes, or tell us any problems you have here.

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