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Which and what RAM to choose?

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October 29, 2011 3:57:44 PM

I am building a new mid-enthusiast mostly gaming pc with which i ll do some average OCing:

Mobo: MSI P67A-GD55
CPU: i5 2500k (sandy bridge)
Graphic Card: MSI n560GTX Ti HAwk http://www.msi.com/product/vga/N560GTX-Ti-Hawk.html
PSU: Corsair 750 TX v2
HDD(internal): 1x Sata(6GB/s) 750GB and 1x Sata(3GB/s) 250GB
Optical Drives: 1xBlue Ray and 1xDVD RW

I have red some articles about sandy bridge preoccesors and RAM refering to what CAS , what Frequency and what Voltage i should use for best perfomance / value.

I am interested in dual 8GB kit of RAM and atm i am between these:

1) Kingston HyperX T1 (2x4G) 8Gb kit [KHX1600C9D3T1K2]
2) Corsair Vengeance (2x4G) 8GB kit [CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9]

also as a more budget solution i was thinking about:

3) Kingston HyperX Genesis (2x4G) 8GB kit [KHX1600C9D3k2]

So, i would like your advice/opinion regarding which one to choose and if it worths the money to buy one of 1 or 2 choice or simply go for choice number 3.

Any other recommendations/suggestions of other good memory i should look for are welcome :D 

Thank you all in advance:p 



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October 29, 2011 4:20:11 PM

they both are good it depend on price.
October 29, 2011 6:24:45 PM

Well what i was really asking myself is which is better for a sandy bridge system like my own choice 1)= 1.65V or choice 2)=1.5V.
I red a review about memories here in tomshardware which gave the kingston t1 memory a recommended award but i have seen various threads which state 1.5 V is better for sandy bridge and thats the most tricky part regarding which RAM i should buy that i needed help on still waiting for opinions and suggestions:) 
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October 29, 2011 7:37:42 PM

es 1.5v is much better and easy to overclock.
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