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Hey I'm just looking for some advice on this current build I am looking at.

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131682

CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

Heatsink: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065

RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233144


My main concern currently is the ram.

Will the 8gb be worth it? Also the fact that this corsair vengeance ram is like 15 dollars more than 8gb of G.Skill.

Oh and I will be using the power supply, hard drives, case and video card that is currently on my profile build.

Thanks for any advice!
Edited by Bobotheklown - 5/13/12 at 6:15pm
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post #2 of 4
I would just go with the gskill ram.

You can get 4x2g for 80$ here: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231308&cm_re=gskill_8gb_ddr3-_-20-231-308-_-Product
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Looks good.

I did an i5-2500K build recently also, went with a GIGABYTE UD4 mobo (because I went cheap on this one...)

All went well, reached 5.08 GHz on air.

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Haha sick dude!

I'm wanting to do this asus mobo because of the automatic overclocking that it does heh.

I've never actually overclocked so I figured if the system can do it for me efficiently then let it!

Thanks for the Ram link however I think I'm just going to go with 4 gigs of ddr3 g.skill 1600.
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