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Help, please - Gigabyte and Mushkin RAM

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July 19, 2011 1:54:24 PM

I'm getting this mobo from Gigabyte.
Gigabyte Z68X-UD4-B3 ATX LGA1155 Z68 DDR3 2PCI-E16 2PCI-E1
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=...

With this memory, will it work?
Mushkin Enhanced Silverline Stiletto 8GB 2X4GB PC3-10666 DDR3-1333 9-9-9-24 Dual Channel

I see only 2 Mushkin RAM listed as working, but they don't seem to be the right ones.
So I wanted to double check.



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a c 435 V Motherboard
July 19, 2011 2:00:24 PM

The memory qvl listing is never complete. They should work fine. The board makers can't test all the different models and brands.
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July 20, 2011 1:03:11 PM

o1die, that's what a buddy told me.


Jaquith, that'd be the set of RAM.
Thanks.

Just never know these days, especially since there aren't many reviews about Mushkin.
But I've heard they're good.
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a c 717 V Motherboard
July 20, 2011 3:48:45 PM

I like Mushkin just fine, your question is will the set you listed 'work' and the answer is -- yes. Not all Mushkin, Corsair, Kingston, GSKILL are equal - those companies place the best IC's in their top line RAM.

It's not tops in my picks for LGA 1155; I prefer DDR3 1600 CAS 8/9 with the Sandy Bridge in most instances. My feeling the extra +$15 is worth the investment in your system.

Nice article -> http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/memory/2011/01/11/the-...

My favorite 2x4GB Kits:
$80 G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600 Model F3-12800CL8D-8GBXM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$80 CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600 Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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