Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Best choice for RAM?

24 Oct 2011   #1
drewsk

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 
Best choice for RAM?

Hi;

I built a Win 7 Pro x64 system this past summer and I want to max out the system with the best possible RAM for what I've built. Looking for your best recommendations that won't fry the MB or CPU.

System is:

Win 7 Pro x64
Intel Core i7-950 @ 3.06
Asus Rampage III formula MB
Radeon HD 6950 Graphics
1250 W pwr

Core i7 suggests DDR3 at 800 or 1066
Rampage III MB can take much better.

Was considering Corsair - looking for 6 pcs. 3 channel. 4gb memory - but don't see many kits out there. What's the best recommendation you have for the above. Price not an issue, but frying the system would be. Best performance / long term use.

Thanks in advance,


Drew.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
24 Oct 2011   #2
DMHolt57

Win7 Home Premium x64 W10Pro&Home
 
 

here is a whole page to choose from... DDR3 Tri-Channel Memory at TigerDirect.com
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Oct 2011   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

24 Oct 2011   #4
pinto

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 

Running almost the same system.. i7 960 @ 3.2 but same MB, graphics card etc.. and a SSD for the OS.. I went with Kingston at 1333.. never had any issues.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Oct 2011   #5
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

corsair vengence 1866mhz gets my vote. mines overclocked to 2130mhz
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Best choice for RAM?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Which is the best choice?
Hi all! I'm posting this msg because I don't know what to do in this situation. A friend of mine gave me his PC because it's running slowly and bla bla. He bought it 2 and a half years ago so a format/clean install should do it. It's a notebook Acer Aspire 5720Z. I'd love to install Win7x32...
Installation & Setup
RAM choice
Have a Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-S2 board I am going to replace the Athlon 64 x2 245 with a 260 and am finding choosing the RAM a tad difficult as I also want to up the RAM to 8GB (max board will support) but finding a brand is turning out to be really difficult. I like G Skill stuff and have some...
Hardware & Devices
RAM Choice
I can choose between Amazon.com: 16GB G.Skill DDR3 PC3-17000 RipjawsZ Series for Intel X79 (9-11-10-28) Quad Channel kit 4x4GB: Electronics and http://www.amazon.com/G-SKILL-Ripjaws-240-Pin-F3-17000CL11Q-16GBXL-Unbuffered/dp/B00572K3NA/ref=sr_1_7?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1321990419&sr=1-7 ...
Hardware & Devices
Choice in SSD
Hi, I wanted to pick a nice SSD for me, but i don't know which one has the right firmware upgrade, so it won't slow down. My budget is 500 U$, and i would like it to have over 128 GB - 256 GB Thanks, Alex.
Hardware & Devices
OS choice
i am having so many problems with things after installing W7 (for which i do not blame it, i like W7 so i look at it as pure coincidence :p) i have decided to reformat everything and take out my old 80gb ide that currently holds my OS's and have just my 500gb sata for everything. i like a fresh...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 00:47.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App