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post #1 of 18
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So here is my list:

- G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 7-8-7-24-2N (70.99$)
- G.SKILL ECO Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 7-8-7-24-2N ($75.99)
- G.SKILL PI 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 6-8-6-24 ($90.99)
- Mushkin Enhanced Ridgeback 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 6-8-6-24 ($100.99)

So I want to know which one should I go for in terms of quality/price.
Any thoughts?

Thx
post #2 of 18
I'd go with the 1st one for price/performance.
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Of that list and prices go for the ripjaws or the pi.
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post #4 of 18
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Yeah, ima go with the pi! always good to look at cas latency, i dont mind a +20$
post #5 of 18
Hopefully your AMD CPU can support it, otherwise you'll need to raise timings anyway.
post #6 of 18
They are all 6-8-6 capable and use PSC IC's (though the ECO's are grab-bagged sometimes use Elpida BBSE which can manage slightly better 6-7-6 - likely the same for Ripjaws). The first two (Ripjaws and ECO's) are the best for price-performance at this tier.
post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lutsk92;11684319 
- G.SKILL PI 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 6-8-6-24 ($90.99)
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post #8 of 18
I was about to recommend that too.
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Originally Posted by xd_1771;11685317 
They are all 6-8-6 capable and use PSC IC's (though the ECO's are grab-bagged sometimes use Elpida BBSE which can manage slightly better 6-7-6 - likely the same for Ripjaws). The first two (Ripjaws and ECO's) are the best for price-performance at this tier.
post #9 of 18
I'm OC'ing my PI's right now like crazy. Loving every bit of my time with them. biggrin.gif

Make sure your CPU is a C3 REVISION, if not, your system will not be able to run the PI's at the specified settings.
 
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post #10 of 18
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Originally Posted by TheRockMonsi;11699095 
I'm OC'ing my PI's right now like crazy. Loving every bit of my time with them. biggrin.gif

Make sure your CPU is a C3 REVISION, if not, your system will not be able to run the PI's at the specified settings.

How do I check if its C3 revision? :0
Btw, i'm not getting the PIs no more, just read that they aren't compatible with Noctua D14 CPU cooler :l
I'm probably going with OCZ Platinum 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 6-8-6-24 since I can't find any 2 x 2gb with 6 on cas lat. (Shame that newegg aint reselling Mushkin Redline no more..)
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