Is this the ram for me? Please advise

Are these any good? I hope so I just bought four of 'em :) They are going in a asus deluxe z689 mobo with sli gtx 580 one stock and my new coming superclocked 3 gb :) I am returning this ram
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  1. It is recommended to use 1.5volt memory with Sandy Bridge.
  2. rolli59 said:
    It is recommended to use 1.5volt memory with Sandy Bridge.

    So is the Kingston memory no good for the I7 2600k? Because in a review I just read researching your statment. The guy said a I7 875k was a good cpu to use or any unlocked cpu. ????
  3. So would 2 of the vengence ram at 4 gb's each be better then the 4 kingston at 2 gbs each please help! Because now I own both and I need to return one or the other. :(
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    The SB 'can' run 1.65v RAM, BUT it's not recommended and at least for Gaming faster RAM than DDR3-1600 adds no benefits. Therefore, I recommend DDR3-1600 CAS 8 or 9, 2x4GB @ 1.50v.

    My favorites are the G.SKILL Ripjaws X F3-12800CL8D-8GBXM which play well in double sets -> or Kingston KHX1600C9D3T1K2/8GX ->
  5. Best answer selected by jhborden.
  6. Ok Great! I will send those kingston ram back right away and i'll keep the vengence memory kit. :)
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