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Hello,

I plan to build a new rig soon I'm looking for 1600 speed and 8GB set, with 2x4gb sticks. (I will be running various instances of SQL Server, VMWare + Visual Studio, so i plan to upgrade to 16gb RAM later on). I am aggressively looking for the perfect set of ram for my build that won't color-clash with my mobo while this desktop memory deal is going on.

I have been reading the various threads involving various rip jaws X builds and how CL 9 is more stable than lower CL.

I recently found this on the egg:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231445

What do you guys think of this set? Is the 8-8-8-24 timing worth the extra ~20-30 dollars? It is CL 8, will it be stable?

I plan to get the ASUS P8P67 PRO board and no other ram set specifically made for SB/P67 seems to match the color scheme on the board.

Suggestions and comments welcome!
    
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Yeah that is pretty fast for a 2x4 kit.I would.
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post #3 of 12
Its better to buy 4 memory sticks togather that are perfectly matching i.e. 16gb
Newegg is offering 15% discount.. you may like to see this. I got mine today.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231429

These are recommended by G.Skill tech support.

They are perfectly matched and tested to work togather.. and is guaranteed by g.skill for this commitment. If you are willing to pay another 50 dollars over ur above mentioned ram module.. u can get 16b with the best compatible option.
Edited by holyindian - 1/25/11 at 8:48pm
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@redwoodz, ty ty

@holyindian - right, well i mean looking at the specs, a lower timing and CL would be better, with all other factors being the same no? cant get 16gb right away, still have to buy pc parts, hehe, have to conserve the monies
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231404 or go with these Eco Gskill with same timing but less voltage, should oc better then the others unless someone else know better. I plan getting them for my SB soon to be rig
 
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not really looking to overclock and kinda pricey bro..that's the only thing, i have my finger on the trigger button to buy the one's i listed but i'll wait to see if anyone else thinks otherwise. i do appreciate the suggestion though, if my budget was a little higher i would definitely be getting those. is there confirmation that they work well with SB/p67 boards?
    
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Well i know some boards have a problem running them cause the ufei didnt have voltage settings for the ram below 1.4v, but really DDR3 didnt change with the new intel chip I think all of them should unless the mobo you get just dont like them. Here is a set of 2000mhz ones...idk if the timing is good for that speed but its freaking fast @ 1.5v that is for sure and color is the same too http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231407
 
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@terraprime, id like to stay at ~$135 or below, sorry i should i mentioned earlier. I think 1600MHz will be fine for me as well, or have you guys heard different?

I think it's down to the original one's i posted and these: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233144

I'm considering the corsair vengeance's now because if the off chance I feel i want to get a new motherboard I don't want to be irritated by having to find a matching colorscheme to the light blue g. skills i linked in my original post.

however how do you guys see it? the original g. skills CL 8; 8-8-24 vs. the CL9; 9-9-9 -24 vengeances?

unfortunately they are sold out of the CL8; 8-8-8-24 vengeances: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233147

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231404

Paint them a different color, they scale well with voltage and are very clearly higher quality ICs. http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=263242
Edited by wcdolphin - 1/25/11 at 10:29pm
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i like the eco's, it's just i feel they are kind of pricey =(


i still have to buy the actual cpu/mobo/gpu hehehe
    
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