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Best memory suggestions for Asus Crosshair IV Formula Mobo

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May 2, 2010 1:09:38 PM

I was curious to know from anyone who has this motherboard, or some other enthusiast what would be the best ram for this motherboard?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


I have the X6 1090T cpu and the motherboard sitting in my closet waiting on my decision on what ram to get. I plan to do some fairly heavy overclocking so I wanted to be sure to get the best ram for the best results.


Any suggestions??... :bounce: 

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May 2, 2010 10:54:27 PM

Same combo here.

These are installed and workin good.

G.SKILL Trident 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000) Desktop Memory Model F3-16000CL9D-4GBTD

Have run cl7-cl9 @ rated volts.

I think gskill has some flex 1800 cl-6-cl9 launhing soon



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May 3, 2010 1:08:53 PM

That ram looks very promising. Nice suggestion, thanks!
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May 4, 2010 12:04:00 AM

I ordered 2 2x2 kits today. I think these will do well. Thanks!!

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May 5, 2010 9:52:41 PM

IMO that's bad. CL=9
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May 5, 2010 10:57:09 PM

Where they ran at cl9 at all in link?

Please look in to which ic's this ram
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May 6, 2010 2:59:32 AM

saint19 said:
IMO that's bad. CL=9



Help me to understand what's bad. From the look of his OC results I am TOTALLY impressed.


@ Stag:

Are you able to run 4.5G 24/7? Is that the max? Also, are you on air?

Do you mind working with me on my setup to test out like you did? I would appreciate it! :bounce: 

It would be interesting to see if I get better/same/worse results as you with the same setup.

Very nice!
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May 6, 2010 8:09:51 PM

Check your pm box.
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May 14, 2010 2:21:37 AM

You have the same setup? Motherboard too? I'm just trying to understand why you need 2x4g configuration.

If you are going with the ram you picked out you can go to the manufactures website and they will have the recommended voltages listed for that ram. It will likely be on the packaging when you received it as well. Mine did.

I finally got mine up and running today but I'm still not ready to OC as of yet. I have to get an aftermarket cooler to replace the stock cooler so I'm running stock ftm.

It's kinda like driving the speed limit in a ferrari and not being allowed to step on the pedal, lol...
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May 14, 2010 3:08:41 AM

why don't try Corsair
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May 21, 2010 3:21:58 AM

Best answer selected by englandr753.
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