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I'm going to be building my 2600k rig and want to make sure that there isn't a better kit then these. I don't know alot about memory but am I correct in assuming lower timings is better? I don't want to spend more then these and the blue is a plus since i'll be getting the asus pro board. thanks in advance.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231431
 
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post #2 of 11
There might be better RAM out there, but for 4x as much.

That's a great kit with nice timings and will leave two of your RAM slots free for upgrades whilst giving you 8GB from the start

Lower timings are better, yes.

Go for it, I say.
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thanks alot for the response, i'll pull the trigger. rep +
 
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post #4 of 11
No problem, good luck with your Sandy Bridge build
post #5 of 11
If you pay another 50 bucks you can get double the size of ram for 16gb.
Good frequency of 1600
CAS latency better be 9 for the modules be stable.. as all the four memory modules are the same, and recommnded by G.Skill for SandyBridge setup. they are promised to work perfectly.
post #6 of 11
the 7-8-7 timing would run faster than the 9-9-9 timing, which is why these are priced more.
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post #7 of 11
the above mentioned is 1.65v.. which is not a recommended voltage for sb.
even if you tweak it into your bios.. however when the desktop loads.. it triggers an excess amount of voltage in the first few seconds.. which can fry up ur mobo.

Tighter t1 timings and lower cas latency were a good choice for earlier i7, i5 and i3 series
But things have changed with SB.
post #8 of 11
buy one which is listed as supported from ur m/b manufacturer, my corair gtx 2400 is listed by gigabyte as supported and it works without issues.
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post #9 of 11
1.6v is fine, and they are listed as being usable : "Designed Specifically for Intel Sandy Bridge CPUs and P67 Platforms"

I should have my set of these today sometime, can't wait.

G.Skill is pretty much pumping all of the ripjaw X series for sandy bridge.
post #10 of 11
The long term effects of using 1.65V memory on the mobo is still unknown.
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