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What's a good deal on 2x8GB DDR4 3000-3200 CL14 nowadays?

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c627627

c(n*199780) Senior Member
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Feb 18, 2002
Building a Skylake main system.
I understand that these are the recommended parameters for DDR4 RAM:
2x8GB DDR4 3000-3200 CL14

• These seven popped up on newegg when I selected the parameters, which ones should be chosen and why.
• Are there better deals on RAM elsewhere?
• Should I adjust any parameters and consider anything else other than this, I aim to use this system for a *very* long time for everything.

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c627627

c627627

c(n*199780) Senior Member
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The 116 price you linked to is in British pounds sterling.
£116 = $150 July 7, 2016
Sorry for your burden.
 

Woomack

Benching Team Leader
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G.Skill is generally better memory - no compatibility issues with most available motherboards. Ripjaws V and Trident Z at the same specification will use the same IC. Simply pick the only which looks better or is cheaper ( if you care about it more than the looks ).
If you want a bit cheaper memory then maybe you will find 2x8GB DDR4-3200 15-15-15 from Trident Z series which is based on the same Samsung IC. Memory listed by you is about the best you can get in this price.
 
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c627627

c627627

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Woomack

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@c627627
I meant 3200 CL15-15-15 kit but for some reason price of this kit on newegg is the same as 3200 14-14-14.

I have Trident Z 2x8GB 3000 14-14-14, 3200 15-15-15 and 3600 16-16-16. All of them are on the same Samsung IC and all are overclocking about the same - can make 4000+.

Looks like you don't have big choice and the cheapest option will be 3000 14-14-14 for $99.99. However I would pay that $10 more for 3200 14-14-14 as there is a chance on slightly better IC and it's guaranteed it will run at these settings. You are planning to keep this memory for longer so I think that $10 won't make big difference.