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post #1 of 12
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Both are 2x4gb.

Wondering which would provide better performance cause I have no clue.
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post #2 of 12
266mhz is not worth losing a CAS over......I'll say that.
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post #3 of 12
Just go with these and that will end that problem.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226178
Edited by letsgetiton - 4/4/11 at 8:35pm
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post #4 of 12
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I have 2x2gb 1600mhz cas7 at the moment

I'll prolly buy another set in the future... or upgrade.
Edited by SHMaRiM - 4/6/11 at 3:20pm
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post #5 of 12
depends on the rest of your system.... i had cas 8 on my 1600 ram and with benches and performance it wasn't as good as my cas 9 at 1872. I have a sandy bridge rig and it seems to like clock speed over latency.

So it depends on your entire system... you can use sisandra or maxxmem to make sure though. Test it at both settings.. Mine preformed better at 1872 cas 9
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post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by SHMaRiM View Post
I decided to go with 2x2gb 1600mhz cas7...

I'll prolly buy another set in the future...
Then you should go with these.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231351
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Will I be able to run 1.6v RAM in a P67 motherboard? All the compatible RAM listed is 1.5v...
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post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by SHMaRiM View Post
Will I be able to run 1.6v RAM in a P67 motherboard? All the compatible RAM listed is 1.5v...
2x2GB 1600 - 6-8-6-24 @ 1.5v

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231444

In my testing, my 3x2GB @ 1475 6-8-6-20 was a little faster than 1853 9-9-9-27
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post #9 of 12
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Also, should I buy 8gb of RAM or 4gb? I'll be using the computer for gaming, photo/video editing, and multimedia.

4gb (2x2gb) is definitely cheaper and seems to be what most people go with.
Edited by SHMaRiM - 4/6/11 at 3:17pm
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post #10 of 12
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Ended up going with 2x4gb 1600 Cas 8 cause it was only $85 and was the best mix of performance/capacity/price I could find.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231445
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