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Hey, making a 2500k build. Is this good overall price/performance ram for gaming? Can you link me to something better?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233145
post #2 of 15
Either of these would be optimal. I wouldn't get triple channel RAM for SB, as it only supports dual-channel.
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That is triply channel memory, you will need dual channel memory. I suggest these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...rip%20jaws%20x
or these if $10 savings would benefit you:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-430-_-Product
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You're gonna want dual channel RAM, EG, 4 or 8GB kits.

That's i7 RAM.
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post #5 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by bl1nk View Post
That is triply channel memory, you will need dual channel memory. I suggest these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...rip%20jaws%20x
or these if $10 savings would benefit you:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-430-_-Product
^What he said, if you only need 4GB.
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sure am glad i posted here first ^_^
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Since he said gaming, I would suggest for 4Gb. 8Gb will show you no performance gains over 4Gb in gaming and not to mention 4Gb will be cheaper.
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by bl1nk View Post
Since he said gaming, I would suggest for 4Gb. 8Gb will show you no performance gains over 4Gb in gaming and not to mention 4Gb will be cheaper.
He was originally opting for 6GB of RAM, so I thought that meant he would want more than 4GB.
Also, read this:
http://blog.corsair.com/?p=65
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post #9 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bl1nk View Post
That is triply channel memory, you will need dual channel memory. I suggest these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...rip%20jaws%20x
or these if $10 savings would benefit you:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-430-_-Product
Difference between the two? I'm guessing the more expensive one is better?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by leighteam View Post
Difference between the two? I'm guessing the more expensive one is better?
The more expensive ones have lower timings (CAS 6 vs CAS 7).
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