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Wow away for like 1hr and got so much responses . Thanks for all the help guys! I guess ill just stick with 8GB then. I just bought a kit w/ coupon so it was like $89.99 shipped, so it's probably not worth it to return it and buy a tighter timings 4GB kit. I got the Ripjaws X 8GB Cas9 1.5V so probably ill be able to push it a little tighter with more V.
Should be able to do 8-9-8 @ 800 or 9-10-9 at 933.

I have the Corsair Vengeance 8GB kit which is similar and had to do 9-11-9 @ 933 1.5V.
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Wow away for like 1hr and got so much responses . Thanks for all the help guys! I guess ill just stick with 8GB then. I just bought a kit w/ coupon so it was like $89.99 shipped, so it's probably not worth it to return it and buy a tighter timings 4GB kit. I got the Ripjaws X 8GB Cas9 1.5V so probably ill be able to push it a little tighter with more V.
That particular kit is okay. You should have grabbed 4x2GB of the same stuff. I'm stable with my 4x2GB of 1600 at 2133 with 1.60v. Still tweaking my timings though (I'm at 9-11-9-28 right now).
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That particular kit is okay. You should have grabbed 4x2GB of the same stuff. I'm stable with my 4x2GB of 1600 at 2133 with 1.60v. Still tweaking my timings though (I'm at 9-11-9-28 right now).
Why? They are probably the same ICs anyway...
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Yea is there any particular reason for choosing 4x2GB instead of 2x4GB?
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Why? They are probably the same ICs anyway...
No they're not. The 2GB sticks are capable of 2133 easy. The 4GB sticks generally have a hard time breaking 2000. If I could adjust my BCLK, I'm sure I could break these suckers in even higher, I can just feel it.

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Yea is there any particular reason for choosing 4x2GB instead of 2x4GB?
Because the 2GB sticks will go further.
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