Ripjaw- X Series

Alright guys i am currently adding pieces for a new sandy bridge build, however i am having trouble picking out the last piece; the memory. It will be a 2600k build on an Asus p8p67 pro board. I will be doing some ocing. The following are all g.skill branded but have different latencys

The ram i am considering purchasing are the following:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231443

vs.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231430

vs.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303

As far as aesthetics; the x series is the clear winner but i am unsure as to what would be best for me; mostly to be used to gaming, photo/video editing; nothing prof.

Thanks in advance!
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  1. I would go with this one the higher speed helps with the overclocking http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231419
  2. Alright thanks, will do that; but i am just curious. Is there any difference between the ripjaw and the ripjaw-x? From what i read, it was "created" specifically for sandy bridge cpus.

    For example two of the ones i linked have the same latency, same price i believe as well. Are they both the exact same thing?
  3. I personally think it is a marketing gimmick, I have used ram designed for a AMD system with Intel and vice versa and no problems.
  4. Yeah, i figured. It seems to be exactly the same; eh its priced similar too.
  5. rolli59 said:
    I personally think it is a marketing gimmick, I have used ram designed for a AMD system with Intel and vice versa and no problems.



    x2

    I used ripjawsX yesterday on an AMD build I did for a friend
    we bought the ram by mistake but the numbers looked good and I dropped it in
    and BAMO......runs like a champ
  6. I've heard on various forums that Sandy Bridge CPU's don't handle DIMM voltages above 1.6-1.65v well. So I'm assuming that's why the 1.5v Ripjaw-X RAM is advertised as being designed for Sandy Bridge.
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