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I am upgrading some parts of my system but I am keeping my 890FX Biostar board. I am wondering what is some good ram to get that will be mad fast for gaming. Also what is the max I can run my board at for ram stock, isn't it 1600Mhz?

I was looking at some of this ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145290

It says its for Intel and it runs XMP profiles so IDK. Its a CAS 7 also 7-8-7-20.

I know Corsair use to sell 1600Mhz 6-6-6-18 Ultra Low Latency Ram, but I can't find it anymore.
    
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Just take the Ripjaws X CL7-8-7 (or ECOs if you can find them in stock)

Ignore anything that says "For Intel". Marketing scam/irrelevant to AMD
Elpida Hyper (1600 6-6-6 & etc.) RAM isn't sold anymore
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+1 for the Ripjaws X.

Could even go for these ones: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231444 (6-8-6)
 
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Gskill Flare ram is an excellent combo with a 890FX board.
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Originally Posted by fRingE View Post
I am upgrading some parts of my system but I am keeping my 890FX Biostar board. I am wondering what is some good ram to get that will be mad fast for gaming. Also what is the max I can run my board at for ram stock, isn't it 1600Mhz?

I was looking at some of this ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145290

It says its for Intel and it runs XMP profiles so IDK. Its a CAS 7 also 7-8-7-20.

I know Corsair use to sell 1600Mhz 6-6-6-18 Ultra Low Latency Ram, but I can't find it anymore.
Gskill Flare ram is specially designed for AMD platforms,its the best option,
Corsair Dominator GT is also an exceelent option for 890fx chipset
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Would a C2 Phenom II even be able to run memory at that speed and latency?
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post #7 of 13
g.skill flares are a ripoff, esp. ones w/ cl9 timings. g.skill eco or ripjaws x w/ low timing cost less, have same ic, and perform better.
Edited by xd_1771 - 3/20/11 at 6:21pm
post #8 of 13
just throwing this out there, but i have used mushkin blackline for all non-customer builds that i have done in the past, never got a bad stick, and performed great for the price.

edit: here is the ram i was talking about, 65 bucks with 7-9-7-24 timings.
Edited by rocker22dallas - 3/20/11 at 6:30pm
post #9 of 13
really depends on ur budget. Your not gonna get a 6-6-6 1600 kit or a 2000 8-8-8 kit anymore. Hypers are discontinued and if u find them used ur gonna pay a decent amount for them. On a side note im running a 1600 kit of ridgebacks at 1800 cas 7. go with mushkin or the g skill ripjaws.
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really depends on ur budget. Your not gonna get a 6-6-6 1600 kit or a 2000 8-8-8 kit anymore. Hypers are discontinued and if u find them used ur gonna pay a decent amount for them. On a side note im running a 1600 kit of ridgebacks at 1800 cas 7. go with mushkin or the g skill ripjaws.
Could I run these Ripjaws X's @ 1600Mhz even though they are 1333Mhz stock.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231442

I would like to get 16GB for gaming as well as I do a lot of Photoshop and Video Rendering.

The 1600Mhz 16GB Kit is out of stock so If I would get the 1333Mhz I would hope I canrun them @ 1600Mhz or more.
    
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