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    Question Is this memory compatible?

    ebuyer have a pretty nice deal on Cas6 ddr3 ram at the moment. It's rated at 1.8v so I know this won't work with intel, what about a phenomII? Is that too high?

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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    ebuyer have a pretty nice deal on Cas6 ddr3 ram at the moment. It's rated at 1.8v so I know this won't work with intel, what about a phenomII? Is that too high?

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    AFAIK,higher voltage DDR3 RAM should work fine with a Phenom II as the lower voltage stuff was more for the socket 1156 processors - don't quote me on it though!


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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    From what I've been told 1.8-1.9v DDR3 stuff works fine on AM3

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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    Looks like a decent deal then? Better performance than cas9 1600MHz?

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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    Looks like a decent deal then? Better performance than cas9 1600MHz?
    I just saw this low latency 1600MHZ RAM which is very good for the money:

    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...tml?GSK-4G1675

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    My advice would be to run the 1600MHZ RAM using as low latencies as possible. OTH,the 1333MHZ RAM you specced is also quite low latency so I am uncertain whether it would be possible to push 1600MHZ any lower.


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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    Yeah, the access time difference is minimal, both at around 4.3 - 4.5 ns if my calculations are correct .
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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    Yeah, the access time difference is minimal, both at around 4.3 - 4.5 ns if my calculations are correct .
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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    so if it was you cat you would get the gskill?

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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    so if it was you cat you would get the gskill?
    I would probably would get the G.Skill RAM although I would check these two threads first though:

    http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...ies-4gb-2.html

    http://www.avforums.com/forums/hard-...md-system.html


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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    I can make too much sense. Some saying gskill won't work with amd at 1600mhz and some saying it works for them. OCZ seems a better bet? But then I have to pay so much more .
    Maybe the cas6 is worth it at that price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    I can make too much sense. Some saying gskill won't work with amd at 1600mhz and some saying it works for them. OCZ seems a better bet? But then I have to pay so much more .
    Maybe the cas6 is worth it at that price.
    Basically the G.Skill RAM won't work with very low latencies at 1600MHZ with a Phenom II. OTH, since you will be running it at 1333MHZ using lower latencies anyway I do not see this as an issue TBH. Also 1600MHZ DDR3 will have a higher resale value than 1333MHZ DDR3 too if you intend to upgrade the setup at some point.


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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    how low is low?
    cas 7?

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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    For DDR3 low latency would be around Cas 5,6 or 7 IMHO. TBH,you will have to muck around with the timings and see what you can get.


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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    I'm no expert with all that stuff, when i put a module in or a kit what speeds do they run at? and the stated speeds are maximums they can operate at or stock?

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    Re: Is this memory compatible?

    When I noticed Novatech were offering this 7-8-7-24 kit at the same price at the 9-9-9-24 kit, I went ahead and bought it - it looks very good value to me. Check the reviews on Newegg - seems to indicate you may need to manually set your timings, but that surely shouldn't be too much of a problem...

    Stated speeds are maximums AFAIK. What it'll initially run at is anyone's guess - you might have to adjust them straight away.

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