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How good is this ram, I heard a lot about this ram from Linustechtips, Timetolivecustoms, multiple online reviews, and it sounds like some good stable OCing ram.. 1600Mhz, cas 6.. And I heard that you can get about 1700+ with cas 6-7.

Here's the ram.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-120-_-Product
    
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I had no problem hitting the rated timings with the original ridgeback kit with the same specs. I'd imagine that the redlines have the same ICs, so I'd imagine your luck would be about the same. I'm gradually pushing my ridgebacks up towards ~1700 MHz, with a CPU-NB clock of ~3050.
    
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Are you looking at these: Mushkin Redline Ridgeback or just the Redlines you linked to? The Ridgebacks are very good.
Edited by virtualmadden - 1/27/11 at 2:57pm
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Are you looking at these: Mushkin Redline Ridgeback or just the Redlines you linked to? The Ridgebacks are very good.
I was checking out these..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226120
    
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Ya they use PSC IC's on the RAM. I run on my 955 rig, 7-8-7-20-1T @ 1666Mhz @ 1.60v
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I don't know about Redlines as I've only owned the Redline Ridgebacks.
post #7 of 17
The 6-8-6 Mushkins are EOL for months now. You'll have to try and find some "good" used ones as they are very problematic. That's why all Co. stopped making/selling them. The only "safe" ones are the 7-8-7 versions on sale now. But they won't tighten any more then those settings unless you under clock. Mine go to 1750+ no problem @7-8-7-20 1T 60.
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The redlines are great actually. Although I haven't tried going above 1600 CAS6, It works extremely well.
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post #9 of 17
Well, let's see, there's the new Redline Ridgeback modules, which are here: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226174

Or the regular Mushkin Redlines. Either way, the Redline series is awesome. Mine are. Top stuff.
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could someone find me some Redlines that are in stock lol. I have looked every where.
    
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