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What memory do i need i5

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November 18, 2010 1:18:35 PM

Hello,
Intel Core i5-760, Intel BOXDH55HC LGA 1156 Intel H55 HDMI ATX Intel Motherboard. What kind of memory would i need with this? Im confused about the speed, does it matter which ddr3 1333 i use? And what a good brand...Thanks alot.

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November 18, 2010 1:45:33 PM

Your best bet is to look on the certified memory vendor's list for your board. That said more times than not, good quality ram that isn't on the list will still work. I like G.Skill right now, but Corsair, Mushkin, Kingston are all good quality companies. Just do some research and make sure if they aren't on the list, that they will still work. Usually a quick Google with the proposed ram/motherboard combo will tell you pretty quickly if they work together. 2x2gb sticks is fine for most if not all games, and 80 to 90 percent of the apps out there. Just make sure the kit you buy is in two's, so you can run dual channel, and not over 1.65 on the voltage.
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