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post #31 of 37
with that setup i doubt u want to upgrade anything the next 3 months.


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Originally Posted by Timlander View Post
Then at 4.5Ghz you possibly would see a difference. What I can say for certain is that 4Ghz and below, DDR3 Ram speeds wont show anything but very small differences in all of my experiences. Maybe at 4.5, 4.6 the CPU catches up to the RAM. But is he able to overclock his CPU that far?
Well that's not true. If anything, RAM is being bottlenecked by conventional hard drives. CPUs are as fast, if not faster than 1600MHz ram. Even at 3.0GHz.
 
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post #33 of 37
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i have a LGA1156 cpu, when i do a cpu blend test on prime95 and my memory volt set at 1.5 my cpu temps stays low. but when i raised the volt to 1.65 my cpu temps goes higher, so that's why i don't want a high voltage ram for my cpu.
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post #34 of 37
Either way, you really should switch from something rated 1066 8-8-8. It's just not optimal!
post #35 of 37
1066 8-8-8 IS SLOWER THAN JEDEC...
the standard is 1066 7-7-7
post #36 of 37
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alright i'm looking to get the g.skill sniper or the corsair xms3 1600mhz, which one is better.
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post #37 of 37
Depends on the price really; if speed/latencies are the same, I'd say it doesn't really matter. Go with the cheapest. You'd be getting a big improvement to begin with anyway, and unless you plan to overclock further it wouldn't be a huge issue.
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