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Most G.Skill Ripjaws can do 6-8-6 @ 1600.
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post #12 of 29
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
The Ripjaws should reach the same 6-8-6 timings for $20 less. I doubt the PI goes any further, they both use the same PSC IC's anyway. Go with the Ripjaws.
Ripjaws all the way!
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post #13 of 29
ripjaws. just bought them myself, can't argue with the performance you get for just 50-60$ (depending on sales, got mine for 50$)
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I went with the PI's because I didn't mind laying down the extra dough, and because I thought they would look cooler with my setup.

As far as OC'ing the PI's go, up to this point I wanted to see how high a reference clock I could get with them, and I'm running a stable 1600MHz@6-8-6-20-26-1T@1.65v at a ref clock of 300. Before with my older RAM (stock at 1333MHz@9-9-9-24) I was only able to get like 1440MHz@8-8-8-20-27@270. Haven't finished with the reference clock just yet, but when I do I'm going back down to 270 to see if I can get this RAM at 1800MHz. If I'm not able to do that, I don't know if it'd be on my RAM, or my mobo and CPU.
 
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post #15 of 29
I'd go with the Ripjaws. Especially when you can get close specs as the PI especially for a lower price.
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Originally Posted by CerealKillah View Post
Ram arrived today...and I am at work! BOO!
Doncha hate when that happens. You should have no problems getting into 6-8-6 1t land with them
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I can't get these running at 6-8-6 1T, but I am totally open to that being user error.

Can anyone tell me what my memory settings SHOULD be to get those speeds at close to 1600? Please and THANK YOU!
    
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What voltage you at?
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