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Hi. I am about to upgrade my system and I'm currently trying to decide between 2 memory kits. I know that frequencies do not matter that much past 1600Mhz but for the difference and considering I will be sticking with this kit for a while I tought that I might aswell get the fastest in my price range. While I know that Corsair have a good reputation, I am unsure of Patriot. If anyone has any tips it would be of great help smile.gif A downside that I can already think of for the Vengance is the green pcb as opposed to the black pcb on the Patriot. The price isn't really an issue, I just want the best fit and both are in my price range.


Patriot Viper "Black Mamba" Generation 3 - http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-096-PA

Corsair Vengeance Black 16GB - http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-346-CS&groupid=701&catid=8&subcat=1390

Thanks smile.gif
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I got the corsair kit but the 2166mhz kit which is just an ever so slight smidge above that price, I have it clocked at 2400mhz no problem with 1.65 volts. CAS Latency doesn't matter too much and even me changing clocks has made a very marginal difference. For 20 pounds though it's kind of a no brainer to spend the extra cash if you ever plan to do rendering or transcoding on the machine. Hope that helps.
 
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Thanks ! About to go for the Patriot kit now smile.gif The ram running on 1.65v won't be an issue with a 4770K right ? (which I'm planning to OC)
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No Issue,
I am running a 4770K overclocked to 4.7GHZ on an H110i, ram is at 1.65 volts as well. Solid as a rock.
 
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Great ! I have an H100 so results should be close. Thanks for your help, I went ahead and purchased the Patriot memory smile.gif
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