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I was wondering of i should get a stick of
corsair 4GB XMS Memory module, 1600MHz, 7-8-7-20, 1.65V for $100
http://www.corsair.com/memory-3/inte...m1a1600c7.html

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2 sticks of 4GB Vengeance Single Module, 1600MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V for $110

http://www.corsair.com/memory-3/inte...m1a1600c9.html

i can get more 8gig at $110 or 4 gigs with lower timing at $100.I'm going to get a mail in rebate so they'll end up costing less but it ends today.and i can upgrade the xms to dual/tri channel later. I want these for bulldozer motherboard when they come out,but im going to use them on my am3 rig.s
o timing or quantity?
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post #2 of 4
the vengeance one. you will get more quantity. better quality make. lower voltage (1.5v compared to xms3's 1.65). you can manually lower the cas to 7 or at least 8 and overvolt the ram to 1.65v. I rest my case.
    
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Get the Vengeance. 8GB>4GB. Also, 1.5 beats 1.65. as the guy above me said, you can tighten the timings up and raise the voltage whereas with the others you are already at 1.65V @ stock.
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thanks 4 the help
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