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Need advice on which is better in these two RAM choices

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1 quick Q which is the better ? theres only $21 diff.
G.Skill TridentX Series - Memory - 16 GB : 2 x 8 GB - DIMM 240-pin - DDR3 - 1600 MHz / PC3-12800 - CL7 - 1.5 V - unbuffered - non-ECC

or
G.Skill SNIPER Series - Memory - 16 GB : 2 x 8 GB - DIMM 240-pin - DDR3 - 1866 MHz / PC3-14900 - CL9 - 1.5 V - unbuffered - non-ECC

going into an Asus P8Z77 V Pro ?

going to be buying this weekend smile.gif
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the 1600, 1800+ is only good for APUs or bench marks. i personally prefer Kingston they have better quality control and comes with a REAL lifetime warranty.
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You will not see any difference between 1600Mhz and 1866Mhz tbh. Go with TridentX.
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post #4 of 6
Lol you posted the same thread on hardwareheaven and tomshardware just to be sure tongue.gif But yeah like everyone else said it isn't much of a difference, go for the cheaper option thumb.gif
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TBH they are probably the same. wink.gif
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Yip for sure , its called "Binning answers" lol once told to buy a certain brand only to get completely suckered . Turned out the shop was just trying to get rid of their stock , Also I'm cautious of some comments that trash a brand just because they had a bad day. I really don't have a clue and I'm sure when I get to the shop, I 'll be told to buy some other sticks. So I'm doing the research .
Thanks for the guidance guys really appreciate it
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