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Hey yo this ram just recently came out as everyone knows, so I want everyones opinion on it. I am probably getting the CAS 8 8GB Kit of it for $139.99 since it is hella cheap and good performance.

Let me know what you guys think of this ram, and if you have it let me know how it is.

Link to the ram I am wanting to get.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...814&CatId=3473

Also let me know how this compares to both the DOM and DOM GT
    
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They are an okay set but they don't overclock very well and the timings aren't that great.

These cost a little bit more but the timings are better
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231401

If you don't really need 8GBs of memory and you only use your computer for gaming this set would be better
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227682

What do you need 8GBs of ram for?

Edit: Also because your using a Deneb processor your going to need to overclock your memory to reach the stock settings of 1600Mhz which could be a problem.

For Example: Drop the Ram Multiplier to 10x raise the FSB to 240 and your CPU voltage to 16 which would give you a 1600Mhz ram and a 3.84Ghz CPU overclock. When you overclock with the FSB your NB also gets overclocked along with your HTT.
Edited by WannaBeOCer - 1/16/11 at 12:44am
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The OCZ Platinum XTE in the second link looks amazing, the timings are good. Could I possibly make them tighter and if not then np cause that ram looks nice. I might get that. What do you think?

Also how about these CAS 6 Modules.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231351
Edited by fRingE - 1/16/11 at 1:22am
    
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I doubt you will get the OCZ any tighter
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How bout these inexpensive CAS7-8-7 modules that will do CAS6-8-6 with no problem
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The OCZ Platinum XTE in the second link looks amazing, the timings are good. Could I possibly make them tighter and if not then np cause that ram looks nice. I might get that. What do you think?

Also how about these CAS 6 Modules.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231351
Out of all these ram sets we suggested It's going to be pretty hard getting the XMP profile stable (1600Mhz, 6-8-6-24) on a Deneb/Athlon II. You could try the G-Skill ram that xd 1771 suggested, we could help you try to achieve stability if you run into any problems. I lost interest in ram once they made DDR2... Socket A and Socket 754 depended on ram to overclock back in the day.

This was the set I used for my DFI NF2 Ultra-B and DFI NF3 250GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146034
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