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What ram for Rampage Extreme IV?

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May 17, 2012 2:38:06 AM

Hey guys i've been picking up hardware slowly for a new build i am doing i've got all the rest but the ram is what is
making it confusing for me as a lot of people are saying way too many different things.

Basically i been looking at getting 16gb or ram of the G.Skill Ripjaws 16gb 2133mhz ram

"G Skill 16G(4X4G) DDR3 2133MHZ PC3-17000 CL11(11Q-16GBZL)
Product Description:

Specification
Quad Channel Memory Designed For Intel X79 platform
Intel XMP 1.3 Ready
System Desktop
System Type DDR3
M/B Chipset Intel X79
CAS Latency 11-11-11-30-2N
Capacity 16GB (4GB x4)
Speed DDR3-2133 (PC3 17000)
Test Voltage 1.6 Volts
Height 40 mm / 1.58 inch
Registered/Unbuffered Unbuffered
Error Checking Non-ECC
Type 240-pin DIMM"


But people are saying to me on other forums (which seems like bs to me but decided to ask ppl here who are maybe in the know how more so then them) That it is slow and its a bad idea and it affects power draw from the psu?

I just want ram that will work great with the rampage extreme iv and a i7 3930k

They say i should go for 1600mhz ram instead with lower latencies and 1.5v opposed to 1.6v?

So do i get these?

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

or

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

or

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

Thanks guys

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May 17, 2012 2:52:51 AM

I would go with the http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

However, if you want to save that little bit of money, the third link you posted wouldn't necessarily be bad. It just wouldn't be quite as fast, and even then the difference would probably be quite minimal.
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May 17, 2012 2:56:49 AM

kfactor1119 said:
I would go with the http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

However, if you want to save that little bit of money, the third link you posted wouldn't necessarily be bad. It just wouldn't be quite as fast, and even then the difference would probably be quite minimal.


Hey mate thanks for the reply i think i will go with the one you listed its only priced a little bit so its not too bad if its gonna be a bit better hey?

I am guessing that ram there is 1866mhz isn't it?
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May 17, 2012 3:03:52 AM

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May 17, 2012 3:05:37 AM

z0ki said:
Hey mate thanks for the reply i think i will go with the one you listed its only priced a little bit so its not too bad if its gonna be a bit better hey?

I am guessing that ram there is 1866mhz isn't it?


Yes it is
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May 17, 2012 3:06:10 AM

sweet mate.
thanks heaps for your time :)  gave you best answer
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May 17, 2012 3:09:58 AM

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