Notices

Overclockers Forums > Hardware > Memory
Memory
Forum Jump

2x 8GB 1.333Mhz vs 4x4GB 1600Mhz

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe Search this Thread
 
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-30-12, 06:29 PM Thread Starter   #1
Valdo
New Member



Join Date: Jun 2012

 
2x 8GB 1.333Mhz vs 4x4GB 1600Mhz


Should I buy
G.Skill 16GB (4x4GB) Ares Low Profile, DDR3 1600MHz, 9-9-9-2N, 1.5V

or

G.Skill 16GB (2x8GB) Ares Low Profile, DDR3 1333MHz, 9-9-9-2N, 1.5V

People told me 2x8gb works better than 4x4gb, but they dont have ares low profile for 2x8gb with 1600mhz.

And i need this specific version because it doesn't have such a huge heat sink like on others because my fan on the cpu is so large.
Valdo is offline   QUOTE Thanks
Old 07-01-12, 07:59 AM   #2
hokiealumnus
Water Cooled Moderator
Overclockers.com Lead Editor

 
hokiealumnus's Avatar 

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Raleigh, NC

 
2x8G Ares DDR3-1600 @ 9-9-9-24

That should work, right?

Two sticks are always easier for an IMC to run than four, so I'd go with that kit since it has the capacity and speed you want.

__________________

Enjoy benchmarks? Join the benching team! | New to water cooling? Read the Beginner's Guide to Water Cooling Your PC.

xsuperbgx - "As a wise man once said: "Less talky. More clocky."" | cyberfish - "When overclocked, it's undefined behavior."
I.M.O.G. - "Vaseline on Ivy Bridge is a bad idea. But not so bad of an idea that it can't be fixed with a torpedo heater, a dishwasher, an oven, and a few hours. "

\m/ OverClockers mATX L33T Club \m/ - Join Now! - My mITX Build
hokiealumnus is offline Author Profile Benching Profile Heatware Profile   QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


Overclockers Forums > Hardware > Memory
Memory
Forum Jump

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Mobile Skin
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:27 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
You can add these icons by updating your profile information to include your Heatware ID, Benching Profile ID or your Folding/SETI profile ID. Edit your profile!
X

Welcome to Overclockers.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this the best community on the Internet since 1998!


(4 digit year)

Why Join Us?

  • Share experience
  • Max out your hardware
  • Best forum members anywhere
  • Customized forum experience

Already a member?