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Ripjaws vs Ripjaws X?

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Planning a new AMD build and i see two options for Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory Double Data Rate Three
either the G skill ripjaws series or the Gskill Ripjaws X series, both same price The X series looks cooler but at least 10000% more people bought the regular ripjaws series. Both have same stats and everything, so which is better. Yes i will OC it somewhat.
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i think the x series is rated a lower voltage.
    
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i have ripjaws and if i had it to do all over again i wouldnt buy them.. they oc like complete junk.
    
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Originally Posted by microman;12214108 
i have ripjaws and if i had it to do all over again i wouldnt buy them.. they oc like complete junk.

I can get my ripjaws (1600 cas 9) to run at 8-9-8-24 @1880mhz... just takes about 1.8 volts.
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Originally Posted by cee;12214102 
i think the x series is rated a lower voltage.

both do 1600 @ 1.5.
(lol my DDR2 BARELY does 962 @ 1.84)
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ripjaws x is for the p67 h67 chipset.
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Originally Posted by Vap0r87;12214126 
I can get my ripjaws (1600 cas 9) to run at 8-9-8-24 @1880mhz... just takes about 1.8 volts.

im not going for AMAZING OC performance, maybe 1700 or so. Plus my main reason for getting these is price/performance/quality ratio.
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post #8 of 25
i love my ripjaws but would have goten X kind if they had them when i was buying
post #9 of 25
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Quote:
Originally Posted by killeraxemannic;12214133 
ripjaws x is for the p67 h67 chipset.

Its all DDR3, i dont think it will ONLY work with that chipset, it was meant as amrketing im sure.
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post #10 of 25
Aim for tighter timings over mhz. My Ripjaws refused to pass 1700 with loose timings but you can see how tight I got my timings in my rig sig.

Value RAM is value RAM, don't expect miracles.

Sig rig is 2600 NB (1.35v) and 1.6v on RAM
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