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Kingston 4 GB 1333mhz VS Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz

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September 27, 2012 10:12:03 PM

Hello everyone, whats up. Simple question.

Rig:
i5 2500k 3.3Ghz
4gb Kingston 1333mhz
ASUS P8P67 PRO
GTX 560 Non Ti

I finally got some money so i decided to buy some ram, as people told me 1333 is ***. The numbers 1333 and 1600 suggest that corsair is better, BUT the real question that i want to ask is : How much better in terms of FPS and smoothness in gaming (bf3, arma 2 etc) is Corsair over Kingston?
And also, would i notice it that much and is it worth giving 50 euros for it?

Please try to answer really accurate because all this is kind of confusing to me :/  Thank you

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September 27, 2012 11:08:15 PM

Speed (especially 1333 to 1600) doesn't matter (honestly, it wouldn't even matter much from 1333 to 2800, as far as gaming is concerned), and brand definitely doesn't matter.

You would see almost literally no performance increase going to 1600 RAM (like 1 FPS, if that and no difference at all in loading times, or anything else, since that's drive speed related).

The thing that might help the most is adding another 4GB to have 8GB total (adding the same exact kit as you have now would be the most desirable way to accomplish that, aside from getting a 2x4GB kit).
September 28, 2012 12:06:42 AM

I see , thanks a lot...but about adding the other kit - should i add the one i have now or just a corsair , like, do i have to add 1333mhz one to avoid problems?
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September 28, 2012 12:16:14 AM

milosv123344 said:
I see , thanks a lot...but about adding the other kit - should i add the one i have now or just a corsair , like, do i have to add 1333mhz one to avoid problems?


If you want to add another 4GB, I'd just add the exact same kit you have now (you don't absolutely have to, but if you don't, it could cause problems).

You can also get a completely new 8GB (2x4GB) kit from any brand too, since that would accomplish the same thing. The completely new 8GB kit can be any speed you want (as long as you don't add it to the existing 4GB). Depending on how the BIOS reacts to the new RAM, you may need to clear the CMOS before it'll work, though.

If you want to get 1600 or faster RAM, that's fine, but, like I was saying, you shouldn't expect any tangible performance increase from it (in gaming or normal usage).
September 28, 2012 11:25:10 AM

DJDeCiBeL said:
If you want to add another 4GB, I'd just add the exact same kit you have now (you don't absolutely have to, but if you don't, it could cause problems).

You can also get a completely new 8GB (2x4GB) kit from any brand too, since that would accomplish the same thing. The completely new 8GB kit can be any speed you want (as long as you don't add it to the existing 4GB). Depending on how the BIOS reacts to the new RAM, you may need to clear the CMOS before it'll work, though.

If you want to get 1600 or faster RAM, that's fine, but, like I was saying, you shouldn't expect any tangible performance increase from it (in gaming or normal usage).



Thanks a lot, that makes lots of sense :D