Motherboard and ram question

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JCV
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Hey guys!! I am about to complete my new rig, and i was wondering what RAM speed should i get. I have the Asus Maximus III Extreme (http://rog.asus.com/Product.aspx?PId=29#product_tab).. It says it can support up to 2200MHz in O.C mode.. But i was wondering.. Whats the OC mode? What if i buy a 2000MHz ram kit and my pc wont start? Should i buy a 1600MHz ram kit that the mobo supports nativly without the OC mode? Please answer me!!

Thanks in advance!!!

ATX
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Check the RAM compatibility list.

JCV
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That doesnt really help!!! Ok! Which one do u recommend?! Its gonna be a gaming rig!

ATX
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These look pretty decent to me..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231247&cm_re=F3-12800CL8T-6GBPI-_-20-231-247-_-Product

Except if you're using a tower heatsink like the NH-D14 but otherwise they will run great