Is this suitable Memory for a new build?

I'm planning to build a (mostly) new computer by the end of the month. I'm dead set on getting the cheaper Intel i5 3570K and the Asus Sabertooth Z77 Mobo. As for memory I have no idea, my current system has 8GB of Kingston 1600MHz so I was planning to match the capacity and up the speed (old parts are being given to family) but have no idea what is suitable.

I read a review on this Patriot memory and it seemed like a good choice. Can the new system handle it? Are they're better alternatives?

Thanks for any help. :)
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  2. mcnumpty23 said:

    I wouldn't go for that memory because it's cas is 11-28, where good memory at that speed should be running at cas 9-24.

    Better is this kit:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-307-CS&groupid=701&catid=8&subcat=1517
  3. Hmm okay, corsair is easier to buy as Scan sell corsair exclusively and thats where I'm getting everything else. I just had a quick look at other memory threads and everyone is saying that you shouldn't get 1.65V for ivy bridge, do you know why?
  4. yes, because the memory controller in the cpu is limited to 1.5 volts.
  5. Ah right, how are those timing better than the other modules? And thanks, you've saved me £40 :D
  6. you're welcome. Yes, the timing is better than the Samsung modules originally suggested.
  7. abekl said:
    I wouldn't go for that memory because it's cas is 11-28, where good memory at that speed should be running at cas 9-24.

    Better is this kit:
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-307-CS&groupid=701&catid=8&subcat=1517


    did you read the bit at the bottom?

    tested at

    - 1600MHz (7-8-8-24 1N) @ 1.40v
    - 1866MHz (9-9-9-27 1N) @ 1.40v
    - 2000MHz (9-10-10-28 1N) @ 1.45v
    - 2133MHz (10-10-10-28 1N) @ 1.45v
    - 2400MHz (11-11-11-28 2N) @ 1.50v

    its running at cas 7-24 at 1600mhz at only 1.4v
  8. I missed that. Those must be manual timings.
  9. yeah they are manual timings

    and very impressive timings at low voltage as well--must be because its 30nm ram

    and they are probably the lowest profile ddr3 ram modules i have seen--so no worries about heatsink clearance
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