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 121 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 121 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 looking for memory that will work with my i3-540 on asus maximus iii gene - Forum Asus Maximus Gene III memory issues! - Forum MSI P55A-G55 vs ASUS Maximus Gene III - Forum Asus Maximus III Gene Question - Forum Asus Maximus VI gene memory compatability - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer itzdanielp a b Ĉ ASUS a b } Memory a c 121 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 121 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 Asus Maximus III Gene with Xeon 3430 won't boot Forum Maximus III Gene mapping memory as single channel Forum SolvedASUS MAXIMUS VI GENE what is the rear hdmi used for? Forum Asus Maximus III Gene Help! Forum SolvedAsus Rampage III Gene max memory per slot Forum ASUS MAXIMUS III GENE w/ GSkill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL Forum ASUS Maximus III GENE DD3 @1600, How? Forum Bought Asus Maximus III Gene & i7-875k NEED HELP! Forum I5-750 + ASUS Maximus III GENE or Phn II x4 955 + MSI 890GXM-G65 Forum Asus Maximus III GENE and Corsair Donminator Forum Bios Asus maximus III Gene shows just 4088 out of 4096MB internal memo Forum Asus Rampage Gene II or Maximus Gene III ? Forum Should I buy the ASUS Maximus V GENE Motherboard Forum Whats the diffrence between Maximus III Gene and P7P55D ?? Forum What Should i Choose GA-Z77X-UP4 TH Or Asus Maximus V Gene Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !