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1600mhz ram or 2000mhz?

Last response: in Memory
June 30, 2010 3:30:17 PM

i have this mobo:
and this cpu:

now all i need is ram, im looking at 8gb of corsair 1600mhz ram, but for only $40 more i can get 8gb 2000mhz ram. is this a worthwhile upgrade? and on the specifications for the mother board it doesnt mention 2000mhz ram, but im guessing the 2000mhz is still compatible right?


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June 30, 2010 3:51:37 PM

IMO... I would go with the $99.99 Cas7 Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 over the Cas9 Corsair XMS3 DDR3 2000. The tighter timings will play a bigger factor than the Mhz difference between 1600 & 2000
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July 1, 2010 12:28:37 PM

^+1 agreed