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I will be putting together a SB computer when the fixed MB become available. I want to OC some. (Around 4.5-4.8 24/7) I will be using water cooling for CPU and GPU. (GTX 580 Single Card) My case is the Haf X.

I am looking at the 2x4GB kits. I want a good performing memory. Some ideas?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231431

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145330

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820211517

Any and all advice appreciated.

THANKS!
post #2 of 13
Ripjaws are legit.
Dominators are overpriced and nobody really needs RAM fans (especially in an extreme cooling case like the HAF X)
I dont trust A-DATA (but thats a personal opinion)

So I'd say go with the G.Skills
    
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Try get RAM with a stock voltage of 1.5v. I cheaped out and got 4 sticks that need 1.65v and i had trouble getting them to work.
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Try get RAM with a stock voltage of 1.5v. I cheaped out and got 4 sticks that need 1.65v and i had trouble getting them to work.
set the voltage manually in the BIOS and all should be well
    
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Try get RAM with a stock voltage of 1.5v. I cheaped out and got 4 sticks that need 1.65v and i had trouble getting them to work.
1.65v will work fine with SB. I'm running it now and many others are also.

I would get the ripjaws. Good stuff.
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I'm running 1.65 but it needed 1.2v VCCIO to be stable with all 4 sticks.
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I'm running 1.65 but it needed 1.2v VCCIO to be stable with all 4 sticks.
I wonder if running 4 sticks causes an issue? Only one way to find out get myself more ram.
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post #8 of 13
Corsair has the 1.5v vengeance which is cheaper and works well on stock, if you only planning to overclock the cpu and not the ram they will do you fine and so will the ripjaws x.

4 sticks config seems to be different ripjaws x 4 sticks kit i can find are the 1.65v ones.
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G.Skill Ripjaws for sure!
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post #10 of 13
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I will probably OC the Ram a little. That is why I am thinking the 2x4GB route with WIN 7 Pro.

I know DDR3 1600 is the sweet spot but is there a ram at this speed that OC's pretty well? Should I go for a faster speed ram but stay at CAS 9 or try a 1600 at CAS 7/8.

THANKS!
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