RAM for new build. Require advice. What to get?

Hey guys,

At the moment I have a parts list pretty much set but Im finding it hard to find RAM that is compatible with my MOBO.

Quote:
SSD - OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD SATA3 2.5"

CPU - i5-2500K

PSU - Corsair AX-850 850W

CASE - NZXT Phantom

MOBO - Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4

GPU - 1280M GTX570 Gigabyte x2

CPU Cooler - Corsair H80 Liquid CPU Cooler


This computer's purpose is to be a high end gaming machine where I would not be overclocking the PC for benchmark results and will only be overclocking to get the best gaming experience.

What is some RAM that would suit my needs? I would want it to be 8GB at least and do not have a budget for suggestions.
I will sort out prices when I/If I have a range of selection from you pros!

I appreciate any advice you guys can give me, If I didnt clarify something in this post please let me know and ill update/explain more :)

Cheers,
Hiyoal
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  1. generally corsair is the best... although kingston is nice as well if you want to budget. Buying RAM is pretty difficult since there are a lot of specs involved although generally if you go with a good company, you will get RAM with good performance.
  2. 8GB of 1600MHz is the sweet spot for most set-ups..
    Kits from Corsair,Gskill,and Kingston are very good.
    The height of the ram will be a non-factor since you've chosen the H80.
    Vengeance kits in regular and LP(low profile) = identical performance wise
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007611%20600006127%20600006069&IsNodeId=1&page=3&bop=And&CompareItemList=147%7C20%2D233%2D186%5E20%2D233%2D186%2DTS%2C20%2D233%2D144%5E20%2D233%2D144%2DTS
  3. Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8R 80$ for 8GB
    It's even what Tomshardware recommends, I have build a few systems with it now, really good stuff, good heat dissipation and good OC.
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