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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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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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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.
 

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Both are 2x4gb.

Wondering which would provide better performance cause I have no clue.

1866, always~
 
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