Asus Maximus III Gene what memory to buy? Tags: Asus Memory Motherboards Product Last response: September 8, 2011 9:45 PM in Motherboards Share strikermax September 8, 2011 5:50:59 PM Hi Everyone I will be buying a Asus Maximus III Gene motherboard.. with a i7 2600K cpu. Mostly using it for gaming. I need help deciding what memory is the best bang for the buck... Does Cas Latency and timing make a big difference? I look forward in hearing your suggentions!!! Thanks More about : asus maximus iii gene memory buy itzdanielp a b Ĉ ASUS a b } Memory a c 115 V Motherboard September 8, 2011 5:53:20 PM Just pointing this out.... The Maximus III Gene MB is an LGA 1156 motherboard. 1st Gen i-series processor The i7 2600k is an LGA 1155 CPU. 2nd Gen i-series processor. Your CPU will not work with your Motherboard. itzdanielp a b Ĉ ASUS a b } Memory a c 115 V Motherboard September 8, 2011 6:01:08 PM If you want to stay with the Maximus line and keep the 2600k you need this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Related resources Asus Maximus Gene III memory issues! - Forum Bios Asus maximus III Gene shows just 4088 out of 4096MB internal memo - Forum Whats the diffrence between Maximus III Gene and P7P55D ?? - Forum 2133Mhz RAM in ASUS Maximus V Gene - Forum Can the asus maximus III use patriot memory sector 5 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer itzdanielp a b Ĉ ASUS a b } Memory a c 115 V Motherboard September 8, 2011 6:02:56 PM For RAM, these are pretty popular, high performance RAM 8GB is plenty for anything you will be doing, but if you want more you can always get a second set, RAM has gotten very inexpensive. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... strikermax September 8, 2011 9:37:15 PM I am sorry, my mistake I was looking at the ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and I am not sure what memory is best.. You won't get memory with CAS Latency 7? is it not worth it? itzdanielp a b Ĉ ASUS a b } Memory a c 115 V Motherboard September 8, 2011 9:45:32 PM the lower timing RAM are definitely better, but they are very expensive. You can spend the extra money, but you won't have a noticeable difference. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumAsus Maximus III GENE and Corsair Donminator ForumAsus Rampage Gene II or Maximus Gene III ? ForumI5-750 + ASUS Maximus III GENE or Phn II x4 955 + MSI 890GXM-G65 ForumAsus Maximus IV Gene -Z and XFX Radeon 6970 ForumAsus Maximus III Gene Help! ForumDoes the maximus v gene sound card supports 7.1 sorround ForumIs the Asus Maximus 3 Gene really that good? ForumMemory to Asus Rampage III Gene ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 Forum[Solved] Good RAM for Asus M4A77TD? ForumASUS Rampage II Extreme LCD Poster broke? ForumAsus P4P800 Forum[Solved] Replacing Memory to 8GB ForumMemory experts, expertiese, needed. ForumAnyBody body have Asus p5g41t-mlx3 mobo plz help!! More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !