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mobo GA EX58 UD3R compatible memory

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Hi there,
i came up with idea to buy new memory for my PC. :D
i'm using mobo GA EX58 UD3R. On its manual it say the max voltage for the memory should be 1.5v.
GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1366 - GA-EX58-UD3R (rev. 1.0)
yesterday i visit and search compatible memory for my mobo using memory finder, and came up with these result Gigabyte EX58-UD3R Memory Upgrades - Guaranteed Compatible Memory for your Gigabyte EX58-UD3R from Corsair.
so, i'm no hardcore gamer so i prefer for the CMP12GX3M3A1600C9. the problem is, this memory run on 1.65v higher than my mobo could do. is this fine? can i depend on this result? coz on the highest density section, they suggest me using CMP24GX3M6A1600C9 that have 6x4gb kit, whereas my mobo only have 4 slot?

so, my straight question is :
1. is the corsair CMP12GX3M3A1600C9 fine with my mobo?
2. what would be the best for me? CMP12GX3M3A1600C9 or CORSAIR Vengeance CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9?
the CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 have 4 slot kit, could it really baddropping down my bandwidth to single channel?
3. which one is better? ddr3 16gb PC-12800 or ddr3 12gb PC-16000

plz help me. this thing make me really confuse.. :(
and, sorry for my bad english, and asking too many question, :D

ooh, and here's my PC spec :
cpu : intel i7
mobo : gigabyte GA EX58 UD3R
VGA : ATI 5850
PSU : Corsair 450VX
Memory : kingston 2gb (would buy the new one)
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My first concern with your setup would be to upgrade the PSU to a minimum 650W. Your PSU is underpowered for your hardware.

Your Mobo is Dual Channel so you will want a matched pair of RAM and not the Triple Channel set you linked to.
A 2X2GB matched pair of 1066 or 133MHz would be the best option to give you plenty of RAM.
G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1333 $47: - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-10600CL8D-4GBHK

CORSAIR XMS 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1333 $50: - CORSAIR XMS 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Ultra Stable Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1333C8
hi there tyree.
my mobo capable of doing that triple channel stuff, you can check it here GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1366 - GA-EX58-UD3R (rev. 1.0).
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