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Corsair dominator 8500 or gskil hz 6400?

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Prices are pretty close, will I benefit a lot from the corsairs with my setup?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145043

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065


2 or 4 gigs?
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Benifit from the Corsairs, I doubt it. There are lots of great RAM with D9 ICs on them. The Corsair are always more expensive with no additional return IMHO. Unless the Intel MBs are unfriendly to the GSkills, doubt it, they would likely run the same relaxed timings as the Corsair @ the higher speed and likely excede well past 1000MHz.
    
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Benifit from the Corsairs, I doubt it. There are lots of great RAM with D9 ICs on them. The Corsair are always more expensive with no additional return IMHO. Unless the Intel MBs are unfriendly to the GSkills, doubt it, they would likely run the same relaxed timings as the Corsair @ the higher speed and likely excede well past 1000MHz.
Ahem.

I can hit over 1300mhz with my doms.They are GKX handpicked.

The dom's will STOMP the G.Skills. Get the dom's if you can.

Here is what I usually run if I'm feeling frisky:

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Many D9 run far past 1000MHz, I just prefer not to BS people.
No referance to your claim by the way!
Just looking at the cost to performance factor and the HZs likely excede the 1200MHz range.
    
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G.Skill HZs.

Mine can do 1,200mhz also and I could go higher, except my mobo limits the Vdimm to 2.40v and for higher than 1,200 I'd need at least 2.50v.

Dominator is good but price and performance wise? It's better to save a few buck, most you'll ever need is 1,000mhz. So save a few $$$$s
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