Best Ram for asus crosshair IV formula

Hey there im new to this forum so im sorry if i put this thread in the wrong place,

Anyway, here is my future rig

CPU: Amd phenom 2 x6 1090t black edition
Mobo: Asus crosshair IV formula
Graphics card: Xfx hd 5770
CPU heatsink: Noctua NH D14
case: Antec 1200
Power supply: Antec CP 850

So i was wondering what would be the best mid priced gaming memory, so far ive seen the G.skill Ripjaws 4gb 2x2gb

Please any help would be greatful thanks
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  1. Welcome to Tom's Forum! :)

    The 'best' RAM is the G.SKILL Flares -> F3-16000CL9D-8GBFL http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231409

    However, only for 'extreme' OC and with the 6-core are you have listed.

    RAM Noctua NH D14 http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=compatibility_gen&products_id=34&lng=en
  2. jaquith said:
    Welcome to Tom's Forum! :)

    The 'best' RAM is the G.SKILL Flares -> F3-16000CL9D-8GBFL http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231409

    However, only for 'extreme' OC and with the 6-core are you have listed.

    RAM Noctua NH D14 http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=compatibility_gen&products_id=34&lng=en

    Definately the best RAM I have tested.
  3. Thanks for replying so fast,

    So id have to OC formula mobo for the flare ram to work and then it would work with no problems
    Ty
  4. Yes, you'd need to OC the CPU for the 2000MHz to work properly, otherwise get 1333 or 1600 MHz RAM with the AMD.

    Otherwise Corsair -> http://www.corsair.com/configurator/product_results.aspx?id=1575023
    Very good 4GB set - CORSAIR DOMINATOR 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) CMP4GX3M2C1600C7 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145290
  5. Wait, you are taking an x6 and a crosshair what ever motherboard for a gaming rig ?

    Just take a normal motherboard and a phenom 2x4 955 and get a better graphic card.

    6870 will be much more powerful than your little 5770

    Also, g.skill ddr3 1600 mhz is more than enough, gaming memory or not, they are all about the same performances.
  6. eventually i am goin 2 crossfire 5770 with a higher 5000 edition gpu, it's on a budget atm, and the ram you listed is it like this:

    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-288-CS

    and do i have to do anything to make them work or can i just slot them in and they'll work?

    ty
  7. Hmm...I don't know, I would work off the list e.g. CMP4GX3M2A1600C9 ; since they're NOT on the list confirm with Corsair prior to purchase to be on the safe side [CMD4GX3M2A1600C9] -> http://www.corsair.com/helpdesk/default.aspx it's what I would do. Personally, I always verify and never 'guess' components and in doing so I rarely have a compatibly issue.

    ONLY the HD 5770 can Crossfire with another HD 5770 {although in 'red' I still would NOT mix a HD 5750}; see CF chart:
  8. Has any body got corsair dominator 4gb 2x2 with 1090t and crosshair IV formula
    ty
  9. I would never get dominator ram.
    Either an x6
    And no need of an High end motherboard when a mid range board does the same.
  10. jaquith said:
    Welcome to Tom's Forum! :)

    The 'best' RAM is the G.SKILL Flares -> F3-16000CL9D-8GBFL http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231409

    However, only for 'extreme' OC and with the 6-core are you have listed.

    RAM Noctua NH D14 http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=compatibility_gen&products_id=34&lng=en


    OK, I'm a little confused at some of the make / models of ram some of you are suggesting like the G. Skill Flare ram. I bought 8 gb's of G. Skill Ripjaw ram; F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL and I get an audible post error that according to the Asus Crosshair IV Formula manual means that it doesn't recognize the Ram. I then checked the comparability list for ram on their site and and sure enough my ram wasn't listed and neither is the ram you've suggested, so how did you get it to work?
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