Best Ram for my motherboard
First off thanx for any input. The RAM compatibility for this board on their website leaves me???? It's EVGA SLI 1156 board below is the link. I will be pairing it with either an i7-860 or an i7-875k. Both of those say 1333 is the best ram u can use? Allthough i see everybody sig around here with those 2 cpu's seems to have it paired w/ a 1600. So i want 4 gigs of ram @ 2x2...what is the best sticks avail from newegg for me?
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 $139.99
CORSAIR DOMINATOR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 $129.99 after 10.00 rebate
Either set would be a perfect match for your system. Yes its true that the I7s only officially support 1333 RAM but you might as well get the faster RAM since it allows overclocking headroom and better performance for your money.
Hi guys, hope you don't mind if I piggyback on this forum.
I am also researching RAM for my pc. It is a custom job but I am only running 2 gigs on my 64 bit system
My mobo (ASUS M4A785C/CSM) will support 16GB of RAM and I am pretty much aiming to do this with a 4 stick job so as to effectively future-proof it.
Any suggestions for a brand or specific setup you guys would recommend?
you should have just made a new thread but you'd just get 2 sets of g skill 2x4gb
and be set for a long time. different ram isn't all that important.
esrever, thanks for the fast response. I apologize for not making a new thread - I'm a noob, I know.
Any reason why g skill is so good? I don't know much about it - or RAM in general, for that matter. I was considering corsair dominators, but I am not tied to that. I just wanted to get some opinions before I dive in.