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March 31, 2014 9:37:39 AM

Good morning, I was wondering what RAM you knowledgeable people would choose for my gaming rig? I will be using Intel 4670K with Asus MAximus Hero IV. Currently I have my eye on Crucial Ballistix Tracer 8GB 2X4GB PC3-12800 DDR3-1600, but am thinking of switching to G.SKILL TridentX F3-2400C10D-8GTX 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-2400 CL10 for $15.00 more. Would it be worth it to switch to the G.Skill?

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March 31, 2014 9:42:54 AM

you wont see much of a difference while playing games but if doing video editing and stuff you will. anyway ddr3 2400mhz cl10 >> ddr3 1600mhz cl9 for 15$ i would anyway. also your cpu wil gain more bandwidth with 2400mhz if overclocked!
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March 31, 2014 5:02:08 PM

Overall think you'll be happier with the 2400 Tri's, great sticks, on the gaming side can pick up a few FPS in most games (more in memory centric ones, but the DRAM will really shine with multi-tasking, large data sets and apps like for imaging, video, VMs, CAD, etc
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