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Old December 7, 2011, 10:56 PM
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Default need help on ram


Could people please suggest 8gb ram kits that are not triple channel for under $100 AUD or which ones to avoid.
I also appreciate some reasoning.

Thanks, Steve

I am currently planning to get this
Corsair Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3
Which is for 55 AUD
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Old December 8, 2011, 02:50 AM
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It depends on the specs of your rig. If it is a rig that you are going to do some overclocking with then it is a worth investment to spend on higher performing RAM. If your rig has no overclocking potential at all (locked) then Value RAMs works just fine. However, if you're looking for some substantial performance boost from upgrading your RAM then steer away because the difference is little at best.
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Old December 8, 2011, 08:35 AM
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I would go with the low profile Vengeance over the normal stuff. Cools just the same, and a lot more cpu cooler friendly.

Vengeance® Low Profile


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Old December 8, 2011, 09:33 AM
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i suggest you stay away from corsair
if you get unlucky n get rev:8.16 you gonna have problems

go with gskills /mushkin/
maximus IV extreme @ 5.1 1.41v

evga e760 +920 4.8 water5.0+ on phase linx stable
gtx285 tri-sli
dfi ut-p35 lt
e8600@4.6 1.38v
too much ram
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