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Old December 1, 2011, 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by bel07 View Post
Hi guys!
I have one quick questions. I have bought new PC and with my i5 2500k I asked for 8GB Kingston DDR3 1600 HyperX Genesis Grey (link below)
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/8gb-(2x4gb)-kingston-ddr3-hyperx-genesis-grey-pc3-12800-(1600)-non-ecc-unbuffered-cas-9-9-9-27-xmp-1
But instead of them - which I didnít notice BTW - this guy sold me similar ones but slightly different and more expensive:
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/8gb-(2x4gb)-kingston-hyperx-genesis-ddr3-1600mhz-cl9-165v

Is there any real difference between them? I have heard the ones with "x" at the end are especially designed for sandy bridge and Intel processor so seems like it would be better to have them.
I am going to that shop anyway soon so I will able to exchange them within 7 days from purchase.
The question is there any real difference between them two? Should I bother going back to exchange them??

Thanks for answer and your time
Lee
from what I read of the two links you posted, no there isnt much of a difference perhaps that the grey version is intel XMP certified?? but the reference to the sandy bridge difference, (someone correct me if i am wrong) is that the low voltage 1.5v memory, is prefered to normal memory when running a sandy bridge cpu...
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