Solved Worth it? Tags: RAM Overclocking Last response: July 5, 2012 12:15 PM in Overclocking Share TheBigTroll a b K Overclocking July 4, 2012 8:03:13 PM i found a set of gskill sniper 1866mhz cl9-10-9-28 1.5v ram. do you think its worth it to go get it. also, if anyone knows, how tall are those dimms. gonna half to fit them under a hyper 212 evo More about : worth unksol a b K Overclocking July 4, 2012 8:53:15 PM memory is cheap. no one can tell you if its worth it without a.price. if you're worried about clearance get ram with low profile heat spreaders m 0 l TheBigTroll a b K Overclocking July 4, 2012 10:36:09 PM no im just asking how much better would it be compared to 1600mhz cas 9-9-9-24 ram m 0 l Related resources Worth upgrading to a gtx 970 from 670 FTW? - Forum Are these PSU, Case, and GPU upgrades really worth it? - Forum GTX 760 4GB SC to GTX 970- Worth it? - Forum Is the price premium for an i7 worth it for me? - Forum Is an Xbox One worth it? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Chainzsaw a b K Overclocking July 4, 2012 11:49:10 PM Not much. Ram bandwidth with modern processors is quite high to begin. I would suggest sticking with what you have. Maybe save for something better? A new gpu? An SSD? m 0 l TheBigTroll a b K Overclocking July 5, 2012 12:28:23 AM its 44.99 at newegg.ca. its cheap m 0 l Chainzsaw a b K Overclocking July 5, 2012 2:44:43 AM IMO spending 40 bucks on slightly higher clocked ram would be a waste, for around 1-2% difference. Here is an old review but still sufficient: http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/memory/2011/01/11/the-... Heres a tomshardware reference (previous post): http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/309475-30-motherboard... Another reference: http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=18403... I should have asked this in the first place, but are you trying to add more ram, or do you just want the extra "speed"? Also what set up do you have? Intel, or AMD based? m 0 l TheBigTroll a b K Overclocking July 5, 2012 2:53:49 AM its for my new ivy bridge build with these specs i5 3570k Z77X-UD5h this set of ram asus gtx670 mushkin chronos deluxe 240gb xfx xxx 750w Define R3 case m 0 l TheBigTroll a b K Overclocking July 5, 2012 2:56:17 AM there was no real point of getting the 1333mhz and the 1600mhz ram when the 1866 was cheaper m 0 l henydiah a c 242 K Overclocking July 5, 2012 3:13:16 AM yeah get it m 0 l Best solution Chainzsaw a b K Overclocking July 5, 2012 4:33:21 AM Ok makes sense. I thought you just wanted to go from 1600->1866 RAM. But since it's a new build, go for it. I looked up the compatibility with the Hyper 212 + Sniper and it should be good to go. Nice kit btw. Share TheBigTroll a b K Overclocking July 5, 2012 12:14:43 PM anyone have a pair of snipers? im gonna try tuning the cas latency to 9-9-9-24 from 9-10-9-28 m 0 l TheBigTroll a b K Overclocking July 5, 2012 12:15:04 PM Best answer selected by TheBigTroll. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGTX 950ti worth the wait? Forum SolvedHaswell-E worth upgrading from ivy-bridge? Forum SolvedIs an Aftermarket Cooler on a GTX 980 worth the extra money? Forum SolvedIs overclocking worth it for gaming? Forum SolvedIs it worth spending extra just to color match components? Forum SolvedMove from R9 270x to r9 280x? Worth it?! Forum SolvedIs upgrading from a R9 280x to 780 worth it? Forum SolvedWorth to get another 780ti ? Forum SolvedBest laptop brand worth $1000 for gaming? Forum SolvedIs this gaming setup worth it? Forum SolvedWould it be worth it to upgrade my CPU/GPU? Forum SolvedGTX 780ti owners, 980 worth it? Forum SolvedIs Nvidia 970 worth it? Forum SolvedHigher clock rates on cards worth it? Forum SolvedIs this CPU Upgrade worth it? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !