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I ordered some gskill class 9 9-9-9-24 1.5volt 1600mhz ram for 50 bucks. but i see now from posts here u can get this, will it make a big difference for ocing my 2600k? or not really.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231430
should i return it or nah?
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Id that the set you ordered? Or are you just wondering if it's better than what you ordered?

I believe the main consideration with SB is that it really doesn't like 1.65v RAM. As long as you run 1.5v, it *should* work. FWIW, I'm looking at the 8GB set for my next build. I'm not sure if the "designed for Intel P67 mobo" tag is just a gimmick or if it really matters, but I'm playing it safe.
 
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no i ordered this ram http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231277 but should i pay the extra 15 bucks and get this tp://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231430

? or doesnt matter? I want kinda good ram so i can oc my 2600k well. do i need better timings then or no? check both out let me know
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if the ram timings dont matter that much i will stick with my 50 buck one but if it will help for 15 bucks might as well
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post #7 of 8
I was in the same situation as you are. When I first built my rig I ordered that exact RAM. I ended up sending it back and picking up some better timed RAM. As for the X series. It's just at 1.5v instead of 1.6v which doesnt matter that much. They both work fine.

If you can swing 80$ I'd get these. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231444
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$80 for C6 and 1.5v. Not bad.
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