First Time Builder Needs Advice on RAM

I need help with my computer, I'm building a computer first time and need help picking out the RAM. Here's what I have so far:

CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Retail .

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006

Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129066

Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor - Retai
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115215

ASUS P7P55D PRO LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131405

I was thinking of getting this RAM for it
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145260

but since I'm a first time builder I don't know if it's any good. Can anyone tell me what brands are the reliable ones? Any suggestions are appreciated but I'd prefer a RAM that has 4gb and is near the same price range. Thanks all!
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  1. For $10 more you can pick up this RAM, which is better... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145285 or for $5 more you can pick up this RAM... G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM - Retail
  2. I agree with the CAS 7 RAM recommended by tecmo34.

    I have another suggestion also. I would get this case/PSU combo since it's cheaper and gets you a better 80+ Bronze certified PSU.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.334088 $161.89 - $37 MIR's (Antec Three Hundred Illusion + Antec TruePower New TP-750 750W PSU combo)
  3. yeah i think GSKILL's is better but I was thinking about getting this stick
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231277
    is there any difference between the two?
  4. The difference is the CAS rating. You would be better off getting the CAS 7 kit techmo34 linked to over either of the CAS 9 kits you've mentioned. The price is only slightly higher for the CAS 7 RAM. It's worth it IMO. The lower the number the better when it comes to CAS rating (CAS 7 is faster than CAS 9).
  5. Alright well im thinking of getting this one because it's GSKILL
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303
    do you reccomend GSKILL over Corsair or vice versa because both of these sticks seem the same.
  6. G.Skill and Corsair both make great RAM. Just buy whatever kit has the best timings for the lowest price. You won't be disappointed with either brand.
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