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Old May 17, 2012, 05:04 PM
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Default Best memory for the Asus Sabertooth board?

I decided to go with the Asus Sabertooth board.

The specs on newegg say that it can do ddr3-1866 at standard settings.

I'm wondering what everyone thinks would be the best value for 4 x 4gb sticks at that speed.

Newegg.com - Computer Hardware, Memory, Desktop Memory, DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900), DDR3 1866 (PC3 15000), 16GB (4 x 4GB)


Intel socket 1155, 2500k cpu.

As far as the memory goes, it's a closed side case, so look are totally unimportant.

I'm looking for which memory would be best for overclocking.

Not looking for outrageous overclocking speeds though. I'm more looking to get an ultra stable overclock around 4.2ghz or so, that I can leave alone for the duration of the build.

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Old May 17, 2012, 05:45 PM
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Which sabertooth? Amd, 1155 p65, z77, or x58?
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Old May 17, 2012, 06:12 PM
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From that list, get 2 kirs of the black gskill sniper 2x4GB. The black ram will look good with the sabertooth. You could also just get 1600MHz RAM, you wont notice any difference in performance and it may be cheaper.
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Old May 17, 2012, 06:21 PM
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My black Dominators look awesome with my Z77 Sabertooth. I've always had good luck with both GSkill and Corsair, can't go wrong with either. Currently waiting on some fans and led strips to complete my build. Interior will be all black with blue led strips and fans from Bitfenix.
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Old May 18, 2012, 04:54 AM
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Which sabertooth? Amd, 1155 p65, z77, or x58?
heh, I have really gotta stop making so many threads without filling in all the details.

Intel socket 1155, 2500k cpu.

As far as the memory goes, it's a closed side case, so look are totally unimportant.

I'm looking for which memory would be best for overclocking.

Not looking for outrageous overclocking speeds though. I'm more looking to get an ultra stable overclock around 4.2ghz or so, that I can leave alone for the duration of the build.


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Old May 18, 2012, 07:23 AM
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I've had good results wilth GSkill for overclocking ram. Mushkin not so much with their less expensive kits.
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Old May 18, 2012, 07:37 AM
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I've had good results wilth GSkill for overclocking ram. Mushkin not so much with their less expensive kits.
I've been poking around online all morning, and i've seen a lot of good comments about G.Skill.
I'm running 8gb of DDR2 G.Skill on an older socket 775 board with a 9650 quad core, and i've had it up to 3.8ghz rock stable.

So I think i'm going to go with the G.Skill Ripjaws DDR3-1866.
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