DDR3 1600 CAS 9 or DDR3 1066 CAS 7

I have been reading different threads relating to this but couldn't find a conclusive answer.

I'm looking to get 8gb or ram for a new system and wanted to know which would be faster:

G.Skill Ripjaws 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 CAS 9 $109
G.Skill Ripjaws 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1066 CAS 7 $89

Both are 1.5V

I would be using the system for a balance of gaming and 3d modeling (architecture) / rendering.

Which of these two would be faster and would one of these lend itself more easily to overclocking (ie. is it easier to overclock the speed or the timings)?
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  1. I'll be getting an i5-2500k when they come out and probably a conservative overclock -- air only.
  2. Best answer selected by dsarchs.
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