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i'm looking for some ram for a new build

wondering if its better to go with dual channel or tri channel

starting w basics with overpowered board.

i7-920 D0 w a UD-9

whats my best option. i do a lot of gaming and a lot of video conversion so let me know thanks!

i was lookin @ redlines for tri channel but haven't looked up in Dual Channel
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Definitely go triple channel. With ram prices as cheap as they are right now you can't really go wrong, and more/faster ram certainly doesn't hurt. Triple channel might even give you the edge when it comes to video encoding.
    
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sounds like a good idea.

trying to get a 1.5-1.6 voltage with Cas 9 or 8. hopefully that will be good enough @ 1600mhz
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sounds like a good idea.

trying to get a 1.5-1.6 voltage with Cas 9 or 8. hopefully that will be good enough @ 1600mhz
Grab the lowest CAS latency 1600Mhz RAM you can get, though honestly I would go for the cheaper of the sticks, because the performance difference is negligible (ie. Only visible in synthetic benchmarks).
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true and i probably wont run benchmarks.

looking @ corsair dominators, patriot vipers, and gskill PI triedents
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by k0rnh0li0 View Post
true and i probably wont run benchmarks.

looking @ corsair dominators, patriot vipers, and gskill PI triedents
3x2GB kits?

Corsair Memory is usually overpriced, but always OC's really well...

I'd go with the patriots:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-503-_-Product
Edited by CovertCover - 1/17/11 at 1:26pm
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post #7 of 8
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3x2GB kits?

Corsair Memory is usually overpriced, but always OC's really well...

I'd go with the patriots:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-503-_-Product
your right about Corsair

i haven't heard much about patriots but i have read good stuff about their sector series. not much on the vipers though.
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picked up some good C7 legendary
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