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1866 or 2133 RAM?

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not really sure but id think the 2133 kit would be better
 
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2133 is still going to give higher bandwidth on an intel system plus it may OC higher:)
 

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but it all depends on the sticks too...

My mushkin 1600mhz @6-8-6 are faster then a set of 1866MHz sticks @ 9-11-9
 
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on intel probably 2133 IMO, but they are very similar
 
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If these are for your p67 rig I would recommend getting a set of Ripjaws 1600mhz as most sets will OC to 1866mhz and any higher than that there is little/no benefit. Also paying a premium for 1866/2133 on 1155 isn't worth the minute gains
 
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I would go with the 48$ Samsung RAM to OC it for fun but thats just me
 
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I would look at a good price that's rated for your motherboards speed and if its only like $10~$20 more or the same price for something faster it will give you some headroom for oc or future upgrade.
Also lower latency>higher speed always.
 
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I would look at a good price that's rated for your motherboards speed and if its only like $10~$20 more or the same price for something faster it will give you some headroom for oc or future upgrade.
Also lower latency>higher speed always.
Actually for Intel Sandy Bridge higher speed > lower latency.

I can run some AIDA64 screenies when I get home a lot later...
 
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Actually for Intel Sandy Bridge higher speed > lower latency.

I can run some AIDA64 screenies when I get home a lot later...
I'm interested in seeing those screenies please :)
 
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You guys can look here for now:

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Samsung/MV-3V4G3/7.html
When I get to it a lot later I'll do the screens.
There's a 2000MB/s difference between 1600/2200mhz, like I said unless you're benching then anything above 1600/1866 has no real world difference and the difference in cost between 1600mhz RAM and 2200mhz doesn't make for a compelling reason to buy higher clocked RAM, not on 1155 anyway.
 
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OP wants to know which are faster in benchmarks....
 
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Ok here you go, AIDA64 2500k @ 4.8ghz, 2x4GB DDR3:

1600 8-8-8-24


1866 9-10-9-28


2133 11-11-11-30



AND $48 Samsung 30nm kit lowest timings for 1866 and 2133:



There you go!
 
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link to buy please :)
thx
Actually if you already have the Mushkin Blackline 2x4GB kit like I do as well, there won't be a difference in benchmarks for the Mushkins at 9-11-10-27 1T 2133 vs. the Samsungs at 9-10-10-28 1T.
But you'll be able to run the Samsung at 1.55v vs. the Mushkin at 1.65v.
 
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remember though, with the Samsung it's not guaranteed, but it can be a cheap addition to your current RAM to run at the same speeds
 
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nope
 
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Thanks!

Precisely what I wanted to see. Looks like considering they are the same price the 2133 @ 11-11-11-30 will be faster than the 1866 @ 9-10-9-28.
 

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my 1600 gskill kit does 1866 at 8-9-9-24... havent tried 8-9-9-21.. might do it...