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Is the 1 point in CAS worth the higher voltage (stock)

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Hello everyone, looking for memory for my upgrade.

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I was looking at these two, Both are the same speed, but one is cas 8 1.65v, and the other is cas 9 1.5v. I'm wonderign which would be better?
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CAS 8 is better, but by a few nanoseconds at best, so there's no point at all. CAS 9 is fine! If you feel comfortable paying the extra 5-6 bucks, get the CAS 8 if you want the quickest product out of the two. However, you won't see a single difference between the two products.
Edited by BradleyW - 4/25/14 at 8:50am
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So woudl you suggest just get the CA9 for the lower voltage and help my IMC better? tongue.gif
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So woudl you suggest just get the CA9 for the lower voltage and help my IMC better? tongue.gif

Well, if your concerned abut IMC and RAM voltage, CAS 9 is the best bet out of the two. However, I'm sure your IMC would handle both just fine. smile.gif

To put this more simply, both options will be fine in the end. You can't go wrong with either one. Just analyse the pros and cons for each, and choose. Like I said, if IMC and RAM Voltage is on your mind, CAS 9 meets your requirements more.
Edited by BradleyW - 4/25/14 at 9:03am
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With quad channel 2133 memory, I don't think you'd notice any difference anyway. Just get the cheaper 1.5v kit biggrin.gif
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Awesome, just pulled the trigger. I appreciate both of ya'lls help. +Rep'ed both of you.
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