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Picking memory

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August 25, 2010 2:00:23 AM

Hello, I need some help picking memory for the system I'm building.

Important system specs:

Crosshair IV Formula Motherboard
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Processor
Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1GB Toxic Edition
Ultra X4 750-Watt Modular Power Supply


Both of these look pretty good but there might be something else thats better.

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Trident 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000) Desktop Memory Model F3-16000CL9D-4GBTD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Thanks for the help!

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August 25, 2010 10:54:04 AM

Hello and welcome to the forums
I would go with the first one,because it has lower voltages and the difference between 1600 and 2000 isn't much, and also its cheaper too.
August 25, 2010 12:43:32 PM

Yes, I would go for the first one too and would like to add that I think you wouldn't see that much of a difference between them anyway.
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