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Recommendations for high speed RAM, but can get low timings too

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Gero1369, Feb 10, 2012.

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    I'm looking for some memory that will be able to clock at least to 1600 (hopefully higher), but will also have the lowest latency possible at 1600 &/or 1333. I currently have an intel i7 930 @ 3.8 GHz with a Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R motherboard and 3x 2GB of GeIL 1333 (9-9-9-24, iirc) @ 1033 or so.

    I plan on upgrading my system in the future and I will be using the RAM that I purchase now for that build (a 4P, AMD G34 server system, most likely). I will be building this system in a year or two. I know that the memory for it can only run at 1333/1600 max (depending on CPU), so that's why I want the lowest latency that I can get at those speeds (I've seen people running anywhere from 6 to 9, I'd prefer <=7).

    Here is what I am looking at, but I'm open to other suggestions. I've only really looked on newegg thus far. As with most, I'm looking for the lowest price possible, preferably under $25 per stick.

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    Don't get caught up on the lack of fancy heatspreaders. Most DDR3 sticks do not get hot, and often spreaders do nothing for heat, or in some cases are counterproductive. you can buy them in single sticks, 4GB, and 8GB kits.
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    +1 ^^
    Great ram got mine running 2133 on just 1.56 volts.
    More than 25k PPD
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    Yeah, i didn't need the 4GB sticks and I saved a few bucks. The reviews on the egg & on Amazon state that similar timings are being gotten.

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