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post #1 of 73 (permalink) Old 03-23-2019, 07:04 AM - Thread Starter
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Which RAM to buy?

Hey all,

Looking for 2x8GB to use with a 9900K. Haven't decided on a motherboard yet. Would like to try something other than 3200 C14 since I already own a couple sets. I'm looking at the following:

Trident Z:
4266 C19 1.40V $220
4133 C19 1.35V $210
3733 C17 1.35V $210
3600 C16 1.35V $185

Patriot Viper:
4400 C19 1.45V $200

I'm assuming these are all b-die. Which would be the best for overall performance and overclocking? Are the more expensive kits any better binned?

I'd be open to other suggestions as well.

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post #2 of 73 (permalink) Old 03-23-2019, 07:25 AM
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pick mobo and get fastest that the mobo supports

Quote: Originally Posted by Hydroplane View Post
Hey all,

Looking for 2x8GB to use with a 9900K. Haven't decided on a motherboard yet. Would like to try something other than 3200 C14 since I already own a couple sets. I'm looking at the following:

Trident Z:
4266 C19 1.40V $220
4133 C19 1.35V $210
3733 C17 1.35V $210
3600 C16 1.35V $185

Patriot Viper:
4400 C19 1.45V $200

I'm assuming these are all b-die. Which would be the best for overall performance and overclocking? Are the more expensive kits any better binned?

I'd be open to other suggestions as well.
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Hi,
Nice prices but I'd verify b-die or not prices look too good to be true
I personally just went 3600C16 they seem fine CptSpig has the same set although I don't oc mine just happy at rated speed and timings but 4x8 price was 450.us a lot more than what you posted.

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Hi,
I believe @The Pook has 4133 that seem to work okay.

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Ye, I have "F4-4133C19D-16GTZKWC" but my board isn't the best for RAM and 4133 is about all it can handle.

Seems to top out at 4133 17-18-18-34 2T at 1.4v and 1.25v VCCIO/SA, playing around at 3866 - 4000 with tighter timings currently but haven't gotten it dialed in yet.

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Hi,
I believe @The Pook has 4133 that seem to work okay.
Of course it'll work fine, but is it actually worth the money? After watching that video, I don't think so anymore.


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Of course it'll work fine, but is it actually worth the money? After watching that video, I don't think so anymore.

Depends what you do. Totally worth it over my old 3600 4x4 E-die + Hynix for HWBOT

For virtually everything else... probably not.

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Hi,
Yes oc'ing memory is probably marginal gains for a lot of fuss without even viewing the youtube video which I think I watched a while back.
But the op here is not a novice either

Happy medium for me was 3600C16 although I've read 3600C15 is supposed to be a little better
Last I read @Jpmboy was looking for the 3600C16 too for his new omega board.

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Titan Xp with copper Water Block
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Trident Z 3600C16 4x8gb's
Hard Drive
Samsung 850 Pro 256gb for os and 500gb evo for favorite games plus other wd hdd's for data and backup's
Optical Drive
LG Blu-Ray WH16NS40
Power Supply
evga 1200P2
Cooling
2-280GTX Black Ice Nemesis rads with D5 pump-res combo and D5 top before and after rads.
Case
corsair 450D with added 2nd floor to house radiator on top
Operating System
Win-7 pro & 10 pro Win-7 Primary os.
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ASUS VG248QE 24" 144Hz
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CPU
i7-5930k with evo and koolance vrm water blocks
Motherboard
X99 Sabertooth
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EVGA 1080ti FTW3 with Water block
RAM
Trident-Z 3200C14 4x8gb's
Hard Drive
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EVGA 1000w P2
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