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Which ram is best for Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD7 mobo?

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January 6, 2011 11:36:19 AM

Hi guys,

I'm a noob on ram, so please forgive me. :) 

I'm a gamer and I want a fast gaming Pc.

I've preordered the Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD7 mobo ( This mobo is for the new Sandy Bridge CPUs.

I want 2x4 GB ram modules, but I have no idea what to choose. I've heard something about Kingston making ram called Genesis which should be optimized for Sandy Bridge.

I have no idea what ram to choose - can you help me out?

Thanks a million!!!


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a b } Memory
January 6, 2011 2:45:09 PM

Did you check the Memory Support List on the website you linked? If not, try that; those have been tested by Gigabyte on your board and they worked.
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January 6, 2011 4:10:49 PM


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a c 346 } Memory
January 6, 2011 4:28:56 PM

Corsair ->

Most i5/P55 RAM will work fine, and the "Sandy Bridge" RAM just means it's Rated for speeds >2000 MHz e.g. 2133 MHz

Since there aren't any 2133 MHz 2X4GB kits available yet, I would look at the G.SKILL Ripjaws X + Turbulence II Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 2200 (PC3 17600) Model F3-17600CL9D-8GBXLD which you'll need to under-clock just a little; 2133 vs 2200 MHz which is fine to do.

To male yourself at peace, simple run a Ticket to G.SKILL, Corsair or whomever RAM you like. I agree with the QVL but some of that RAM isn't available or available in many Countries.

BTW - any speeds <2133 MHz will work fine, and the differences between 1600 MHz and 2133 MHz is about 2~3% depending primarily on the RAM IC used.
January 7, 2011 7:07:34 AM

Thank you all guys ... think I'm a little wiser now. :) 
January 17, 2011 4:15:20 AM

Best answer selected by mojodk.