Lower latency RAM or more higher latency RAM?

So i'm in the process of building a new computer (for gaming) and I have hit a bit of a snag.

I will be using the ASUS P6X58D Premium MOBO and plan on getting 6 gigs of RAM, so here's the issue:

I could get 6 gigs of http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145224

OR

6 gigs of this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145222

The problem being the Dominator is limited to only 4 modules while the XM23 can have up to 6 modules for the P6X58D, BUT the XM23 has 9-9-9-24 while the Dominator has 8-8-8-24. Will this difference in latency greatly affect my gaming performance?

I like that XM23 RAM due to its cheaper and my MOBO will allow more of it in (for future upgrading) but worried about that latency difference.

THanks guys!
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  1. No, that difference in timing will have a negligible impact on gaming (or anything really). Definitely much less impact than if you use up all of the ram.
  2. Cool, thanks for the input! Guess I get to save some money.
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