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    Smile Such a deal on memory,....

    Newegg has a sale on some fast memory sticks.

    These things are usually compatible with almost any system too. The price, $84.99 for two 4GB sticks, with free shipping, is damn good for DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) RAM sticks. Timings are 9-11-10-28.

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    Default Re: Such a deal on memory,....

    Watch out. Steve will come in here and ask who in their right mind needs 2133 DDR3.

    Answer: The same people who need 32GBs of Quad-Channel!

    Good deal though.

    /Edit: Well, the timing could be better. But still not bad.

    /Edit 2: You guys are listing two different kits.

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    Default Re: Such a deal on memory,....

    Quote Originally Posted by aryan51 View Post
    I think they are different sticks.

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    Default Re: Such a deal on memory,....

    Quote Originally Posted by Earthmonger View Post
    Watch out. Steve will come in here and ask who in their right mind needs 2133 DDR3.

    Answer: The same people who need 32GBs of Quad-Channel!

    Good deal though.



    /Edit: Well, the timing could be better. But still not bad.

    /Edit 2: You guys are listing two different kits.

    I wouldn't say that....I would say that no platform naitivly supports those speeds Intel SB only supports 1333 and BD supports 1866 but they do leave some room for OC'ing lol.

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    Default Re: Such a deal on memory,....

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob2701 View Post
    I think they are different sticks.
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    Default Re: Such a deal on memory,....

    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    I would say that no platform naitivly supports those speeds Intel SB only supports 1333 but they do leave some room for OC'ing lol.
    So, when I go into BIOS and click on the Intel XMP Profile and the system auto-magically configures itself to work at 2133 Speeds with either my 16GB of Mushkin Redline or my 16GB of GSKill sticks, it's not native support?
    It works the same with both the i7-870 and the i7-2600K systems. (Maybe the XMP Profile is applying an OC to the RAM?)

    I guess it doesn't really matter as long as I'm getting the performance that I paid for when I bought the RAM.

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    Default Re: Such a deal on memory,....

    Yea, Ram has dropped in price so much its CRAZY!!! I got my corsair 16gb quad channel for under $90 bucks. I got 2 sets for both my builds and run great...

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    Default Re: Such a deal on memory,....

    i am new at this memory stuff i have 16gb g.skill how do i tell if my ram is geting the performance i paid for ?
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    Default Re: Such a deal on memory,....

    Quote Originally Posted by aryan51 View Post
    i am new at this memory stuff i have 16gb g.skill how do i tell if my ram is getting the performance i paid for ?

    We already talked about this on another thread. You have it running at the proper speed now, so you're doing alright.

    If you're somehow bothered by your performance, then get the latest version of Memtest and create a disk to test the memory out overnight.
    A test of just a few hours is not enough. Overnight or longer.

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    Default Re: Such a deal on memory,....

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post

    We already talked about this on another thread. You have it running at the proper speed now, so you're doing alright.

    If you're somehow bothered by your performance, then get the latest version of Memtest and create a disk to test the memory out overnight.
    A test of just a few hours is not enough. Overnight or longer.
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