Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

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Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Tue Apr 08, 2008 2:06 pm

I just ordered these two little gems from Newegg today:

Abit P35 Pro
Intel e8400

RAM confuses me though, there are just SOOO many choices. I know I want PC-6400 but which brand and timings for this particular mobo and CPU are beyond me. Any help would be appreciated....and I am looking at ordering today if possible.


PS.. How much overclocking room will PC-6400 RAM give me? I'm not looking to squeeze every last MHz out of this CPU but a decent overclock would be nice.

Thanks in advance!
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Tue Apr 08, 2008 2:58 pm

these are pretty sweet

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231145

Been running them @ 1066MHz (5-5-5-15) at 2.0V since I bought them, 4 months ago.
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Tue Apr 08, 2008 3:01 pm

I just bought the following set yesterday:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6820146692

It came today and I am most likely going to spend the rest of the night testing it and my Q9450.

Only $80 for a decent 4 gig set.
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Sun Apr 13, 2008 8:19 pm

themattman wrote:I just bought the following set yesterday:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6820146692

It came today and I am most likely going to spend the rest of the night testing it and my Q9450.

Only $80 for a decent 4 gig set.

Those are actually pretty good, but I got this a few weeks ago http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6820145176 it overclocks pretty good and stays cool
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Mon Apr 14, 2008 7:24 am

you can get a cheap corsair dominator 4GB 1066 mhz DDr2 set
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:55 pm

Dominator isn't worth it IMO
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:53 am

Ive found some for $100
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:07 am

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6820220293

That's what I've got - it's got EPP profiles for up to 1066MHz @ 2.3v, regular SPD profiles up to 800MHz at 1.8v. My CPU is what's holding me back at this point; I can do 3.6GHz at a 400MHz bus, but it takes extra voltage and under load the temps according to CoreTemp get really close to 70C even with a Zalman 9700...so I run it at 3.4GHz default voltage instead. :(
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Sat Apr 19, 2008 12:18 am

Whatever's on sale and 1.8v

[mind you i went on the FIRESALE route and got 2.1v ram]
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Sat Apr 19, 2008 8:01 am

G-Skill the best around for the price

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6820231122
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Sun Apr 20, 2008 5:17 am

tsoulier wrote:G-Skill the best around for the price

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6820231122

Hmmm, Mushkin 4 GB (2x2) kit for $61 (after $15 MIR).
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Re: Which 4 GB kit would you buy TODAY?

Postposted on Sun Apr 20, 2008 5:55 am

InTeGeR13 wrote:
tsoulier wrote:G-Skill the best around for the price

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6820231122

Hmmm, Mushkin 4 GB (2x2) kit for $61 (after $15 MIR).

I bet the G-skill ocs better
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