Best 2x4 8gb memory to pair with sandy bridge 2600k? Tags: Memory Sandy Bridge Product Last response: January 13, 2011 5:06 PM in Memory Share benson733 January 10, 2011 6:53:59 PM I'm working on a new build and was wondering the communities input on what the best memory would be to pair with the following: Intel Sandy Bridge i7 2600k ASUS P8P67 PRO Nvidia gtx 570 The computer is going to be used as higher end main stream/ enthusiast gaming and game developing computer. More about : 2x4 8gb memory pair sandy bridge 2600k o1die a c 128 } Memory January 10, 2011 7:18:22 PM Check asus website for it's qvL listing for tested ram. jaquith a c 344 } Memory January 10, 2011 7:52:29 PM Normally I'm a huge Corsair fan, but I must admit G.SKILL's new Ripjaws X is pretty darn good. I would look at the 1866 MHz DDR3, apparently I wasn't the only one they're all sold out. G.SKILL http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... Hope that helps. Related resources Sandy Bridge 2600K Quiet PC - Memory advice. - Forum Sandy Bridge CPU or 3 channel memory for gaming? - Forum Sandy Bridge Build $1500-2000 - Forum I7 2600K $2.5K build- Ordering Now- Your Ideas Welcome! - Forum Intel Sandy Bridge -E have arrived! i7-3960X & i7-3930K - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer benson733 January 10, 2011 8:04:00 PM jaquith said:Normally I'm a huge Corsair fan, but I must admit G.SKILL's new Ripjaws X is pretty darn good. I would look at the 1866 MHz DDR3, apparently I wasn't the only one they're all sold out. G.SKILL http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... Hope that helps. so would the ram have to be clocked? Or would it be a plug n play operation? jaquith a c 344 } Memory January 10, 2011 10:30:45 PM Since there's no manual published, typically you set the AI OC Tuner -> XMP, and if needed the DRAM Frequency -> DDR3-1866MHz. benson733 January 10, 2011 11:10:32 PM jaquith said:Since there's no manual published, typically you set the AI OC Tuner -> XMP, and if needed the DRAM Frequency -> DDR3-1866MHz. Cool thanks. I'll keep you in mind so when I run into ram issues I'll give you a shout... jaquith a c 344 } Memory January 11, 2011 12:52:32 PM Yep, I was correct; see this video ~6:00 minutes in -> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppRzv1tKRyE Linus was first incorrect then 'remembered' and changed his presentation correctly. Good Luck! o1die a c 128 } Memory January 13, 2011 5:06:27 PM Newegg has some gskill ripjaws 2 x 4gb sticks for $79.99 after rebate with email promo code; runs at 1333 at 1.5v leaving some room for overclocking at 1.65v. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumAssistance in a new Sandy Bridge system Forum8GB 2x4 or 4x2? ForumBest CPU to pair with a HD5870 ForumReady to pull the trigger.. 1500 sandy bridge 2600k ForumBest RAM for Sandy Bridge ? ForumBest sandy bridge motherboard ForumBest cooling for lga 1155 i7 quad sandy bridge ForumP7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb ForumGigabyte realtek audio works fine with ATI graphics but not nvidia ?? driver pro ForumWHAT IS BEST MEMORY FOR Q9550 DDR2 1066MHz 2GB OR DDR3 1333MHz 2GB? Forum8gb 1x8gb sticks DDR3 ForumSandy motherboard in Microcenter; Gigabyte vs. Asus Forum[Solved] I think one of my sticks of memory died ForumMotherboard compatible with Core i5 655K 3.2 GHz, LGA1156, 4 MB? ForumRecent boot issues with ASUS Extreme Rampage / Radeon 4870x2 More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !