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Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model 996776 - 1.65v

Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model 996988 - 1.35v

As far as I can tell the only difference is that one kit is 1.35v and one is 1.65v. Does it matter which I get?
Edited by Shiveron - 2/27/11 at 2:25am
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The cheaper one is how I usually decide.
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They're the same price though lol.
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actually one has free shipping, so they aren't quite the same price...

so I ALWAYS go with free shipping, makes me feel like I'm getting a deal
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This is a strange situation. I'd say 2nd one, following the "less is more"(voltage) and "latest and greatest"(2nd one seems like a new model) rules
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This is a strange situation. I'd say 2nd one, following the "less is more"(voltage) and "latest and greatest"(2nd one seems like a new model) rules
true, all joking aside, the fact that for 5 bucks more you get a newer model with a MUCH lower voltage, that would probably be your best bet. Plus, the look of those mushkins are sexy!
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or

I could go with these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145313


I'm picky. Any kit of ram I get needs to be black. I don't feel like removing heatspreaders, painting them and voiding their warranty and the build is jet black and white themed so that's why I'm looking at Blacklines and Dominators.
post #8 of 19
lower voltage overclocks higher
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yeah i would say your best bet would be the 1.35V mushkins, and for some reason i am finding the same set in my shopping cart now... to buy or not to buy?
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I could go with these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145313


I'm picky. Any kit of ram I get needs to be black. I don't feel like removing heatspreaders, painting them and voiding their warranty and the build is jet black and white themed so that's why I'm looking at Blacklines and Dominators.
I'd go with Mushkins. I've heard some problems with Corsair dominators, especially if you're thinking of reusing it in a new build and/or getting a new HSF. That and personally Corsair is too French.
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