[SOLVED] Quad channel RAM upgrade advice

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I currently am running an i7-7820x with NVME drive, 2x Visiontek Radeon HD7750's and 32 GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 2666mhz RAM. I use the computer for trading and have been having memory issues with 1 of the 2 trading programs i use. Plan on upgrading to 64gb of 3200mhz RAM. I had a few questions about the options i found on Newegg.

These 2 kits.....
CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 64GB (4 x 16GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) Desktop Memory Model CMK64GX4M4C3200C16
CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 64GB (4 x 16GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) Desktop Memory Model CMK64GX4M4B3200C16
are both 16-18-18-36 and close to $500. They are also on QVL for my mobo(ASUS TUF x299 Mark2.)

This kit....
G.SKILL TridentZ Series 64GB (4 x 16GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) Intel Z370 Platform / Intel X99 Platform Desktop Memory Model F4-3200C15Q-64GTZSW
is 15-15-15-35. Its also on QVL for mobo and just under $400

I also found this kit...
CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 64GB (4 x 16GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) Intel XMP 2.0 Desktop Memory Model CMK64GX4M4E3200C16
which is 16-20-20-38 and a lot cheaper ($259.99) then the others. But i cant figure out if its a Quad channel kit or not. Its not listed on Corsairs site or any others. Its sold as a kit of 4 but not sure if that means anything. Also cant understand why its so much cheaper then the others(maybe thats due to the worse timings?)

Trying to decide which to buy? If the last one is Quad channel then should i not be worried about higher timings and get that or should i stick with the G.Skill which is the next cheapest and also has faster timings.

Ive always tried to stick with Kingston, Corsair or Crucial when i purchase ram so if G.Skill is good then ill purchase that and not pay up for one of the first 2 choices.

Edit- Dont know how i missed this one....
Kingston Fury Renegade 64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR4 3200MHz PC4-25600 CL16 Quad Channel Kit Black KF432C16RB1K4/64
16-18-18 and $350.

Thanks in advance!
 
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QVL has the kits tested with the board and guaranteed to work unless defective. If a kit is not tested doesn't mean it wont work, but there is no guarantee. It does tend to work more often than not though. And, a new kit ideally always comes with a Return Window(verify this) if it doesn't work. Don't see any reason why you should not give the cheapest kit a try.
 
QVL has the kits tested with the board and guaranteed to work unless defective. If a kit is not tested doesn't mean it wont work, but there is no guarantee. It does tend to work more often than not though. And, a new kit ideally always comes with a Return Window(verify this) if it doesn't work. Don't see any reason why you should not give the cheapest kit a try.
 

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QVL has the kits tested with the board and guaranteed to work unless defective. If a kit is not tested doesn't mean it wont work, but there is no guarantee. It does tend to work more often than not though. And, a new kit ideally always comes with a Return Window(verify this) if it doesn't work. Don't see any reason why you should not give the cheapest kit a try.
Thank you for taking the time. So you are saying i should have no problem with the Corsair kit i found for $259? I wasnt sure if it was quad channel because i could not find it listed anywhere in the specs i found. The fact that it was so much cheaper also made me question it.

Thanks again
 
So you are saying i should have no problem with the Corsair kit i found for $259?
That I never said. What I said was, there is no harm in trying. If it works, good for you, if not, you have other options.

Newegg has extended Return Policy currently running on that product...
"For purchases placed between November 1, 2021 and December 24, 2021 you will have until January 31, 2022 to return your product."
 

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