Question Best RAM for Ryzen 7 3700x?

rdpc

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Hi,
Someone mentioned on this forum that certain brands of RAM don't function well on Ryzen CPUs, running slower than they should. Corsair Vengeance was the RAM I was thinking of buying for my new build but it seems that may be problematic.
Is this true, and if so what brand of RAM should I buy for my new build with Ryzen 7 3700x CPU?
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rdpc

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Is there any particular reason G.Skill is a good choice, over say Corsair Vengeance or Crucial Ballistics?
 

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If you want to use Crucial RAM look on their Memory finder and see what EXACT ram kits will work with whatever MB you buy.
https://www.crucial.com/store/advisor

As for that G.Skill RAM you linked to, the more expensive kit has a lower CL ( CL14-14-14-34) vs the cheaper C16 kit (CL16-18-18-38).
Lower CL is faster (has a lower Latency).
But, honestly most people will never notice the difference except in memory benchmarks.

I personally have C16 G.Skill Ripjaw V RAM in my 3700x rig and I am very happy with it.
And I have this kit (F4-3200C16D-16GTZR) that you linked to in my 2600 rig:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/G-SKILL-F4-3200C16D-16GTZR-Trident-PC4-25600-Channel/dp/B01MTDEYHU/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=g.skill+16gb+rgb+3200&qid=1604695907&s=computers&sr=1-3
 

rdpc

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If you want to use Crucial RAM look on their Memory finder and see what EXACT ram kits will work with whatever MB you buy.
https://www.crucial.com/store/advisor

As for that G.Skill RAM you linked to, the more expensive kit has a lower CL ( CL14-14-14-34) vs the cheaper C16 kit (CL16-18-18-38).
Lower CL is faster (has a lower Latency).
But, honestly most people will never notice the difference except in memory benchmarks.

I personally have C16 G.Skill Ripjaw V RAM in my 3700x rig and I am very happy with it.
And I have this kit (F4-3200C16D-16GTZR) that you linked to in my 2600 rig:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/G-SKILL-F4-3200C16D-16GTZR-Trident-PC4-25600-Channel/dp/B01MTDEYHU/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=g.skill+16gb+rgb+3200&qid=1604695907&s=computers&sr=1-3
Yeah that G.Skill ram looks good, but unfortunately it's not in stock til mid december... What do you think of this https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B083VMSY1B/ref=twister_B08HVVMD3J
If it's not good I'll see if I can get the G.Skill from another site.

EDIT: Found it on another site. :D
 
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