8GB 1600mhz CL9 vs 8GB 1866mhz CL9

hey guys, stuck on buying memory.

http://www.dabs.com/products/crucial-8gb--2-x-4gb--tactical-ddr3-1866mhz-cl9-1-5v-240pin-7Y8V.html?refs=468550000&src=3


OR

http://www.dabs.com/products/corsair-8gb--2x4gb--vengeance-blue-ddr3-1600mhz-dimm-240-pin-cl9-lp-7KHN.html


The price difference is only about £5. I want to use my PC for gaming and some engineering software use like CAD but which memory will aid in overclocking an i5 3570k better because I have read that the ivy bridge doesnt support above 1600mhz without overclocking the memory manually under bios.

OR theres this aswell with CL8 but 1600mhz and lower voltage

http://www.dabs.com/products/crucial-8gb--2x4gb--ballistix-tacticallp-ddr3-udimm-240pin-1-35v-cl8-8G33.html?refs=468550000&src=3

Thanks
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  1. If 5-pounds is not an issue, get the 1866MHz because it is still better.
  2. The 1866Mhz will be better for CAD & Rendering.
  3. neither memory is better for overclocking the k series are only cpu multiplier there is no fsb linked to ram overclocking as such (you can get 3 mhz on the fsb on a good day) i dont think its gonna make a big difference either way
  4. Ivy Bridge i5 CPUs can handle 1866 MHz, it's a question of if your motherboard can.
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