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December 12, 2012 1:16:57 AM

Hello again tom's hardware. I just have a quick question. Which of these 2 RAM models should I get and why? They seem identical.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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a b } Memory
December 12, 2012 3:10:47 AM

The ripjaws are a low voltage version.
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December 12, 2012 2:34:31 PM

You want 1.5V for ivy/sandy bridge.
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December 12, 2012 3:44:31 PM

Yes the lower voltage is better. Lower voltage means less power and heat although 1.5 is already pretty low. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Actually found a better one, it's even lower voltage and costs less than the ripjaws.
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December 12, 2012 11:44:00 PM

wanderer11 said:
You want 1.5V for ivy/sandy bridge.


why do i want 1.5v instead of 1.35v?
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December 13, 2012 12:46:00 AM

You want 1.5 or below.
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December 13, 2012 1:10:12 AM

Best answer selected by brandonlugo615.
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