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Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:07 am

My sound-card should be arriving soon, maybe tomorrow. So the next upgrade will be from 2GB of RAM to 4GB.

Is this the best kind of RAM that I should get? If not, what would you suggest?

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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:25 am

The modules from Adata, G.Skill and Kingston look great at $57.99, and yes, that's your RAM.
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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:24 am

Ah, thank you! I marked the three you mentioned and will get one of them later hehehehe
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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:05 am

Try one of these.
2x2 GiB PC2-6400 (DDR2-800), CAS 5, 1.8 V

You might also see if someone who has recently upgraded to Sandy Bridge might sell or give you an old LGA 775 motherboard that has 4 DIMM slots instead of two.
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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Thu Jun 09, 2011 11:55 am

JustAnEngineer wrote:
Try one of these.
2x2 GiB PC2-6400 (DDR2-800), CAS 5, 1.8 V

You might also see if someone who has recently upgraded to Sandy Bridge might sell or give you an old LGA 775 motherboard that has 4 DIMM slots instead of two.


You're doing it again :(.

The list you created contains the three I mentioned in the post above, which the OP readily found.
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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Thu Jun 09, 2011 12:22 pm

1.8 V DIMMs are a better choice than ones that require extra voltage to run reliably at their claimed speed rating.

Lower latency modules are better than higher latency modules, all other factors being equal.

The OP's selection included six kits from Kingston and four kits from G.Skill.
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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Thu Jun 09, 2011 12:38 pm

JustAnEngineer wrote:
1.8 V DIMMs are a better choice than ones that require extra voltage to run reliably at their claimed speed rating.

Lower latency modules are better than higher latency modules, all other factors being equal.

The OP's selection included six kits from Kingston and four kits from G.Skill.


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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Thu Jun 09, 2011 12:53 pm

Airmantharp:

JAE was well within forum rules in his posts. If you have further issues, please PM me.

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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Tue Jun 28, 2011 4:14 am

JustAnEngineer wrote:
You might also see if someone who has recently upgraded to Sandy Bridge might sell or give you an old LGA 775 motherboard that has 4 DIMM slots instead of two.

Yeah? Well how much do you think such a motherboard might cost? Do you think it's a good idea to buy a used motherboard? Do you know from where I could get one? Maybe I will, if the price is right, BEFORE buying RAM. But you know what I should buy and about how much it should cost hehehe
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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Sat Jul 02, 2011 2:12 pm

Okay, I guess no one's going to answer that, so I'm just gonna buy the RAM. Maybe in the future I can have such a board, but meanwhile, I'll just go and get this RAM for the board I have hehe
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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Sat Jul 02, 2011 2:21 pm

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Okay, I guess no one's going to answer that, so I'm just gonna buy the RAM. Maybe in the future I can have such a board, but meanwhile, I'll just go and get this RAM for the board I have hehe


At this point, you're better off saving for a new motherboard, CPU and RAM- but I can tell you that even with a dual-core, I saw a huge performance jump in anything gaming related when going from 2GB to 4GB.
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Re: Is This the RAM for Me and My Motherboard?

Sat Jul 02, 2011 2:36 pm

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At this point, you're better off saving for a new motherboard, CPU and RAM-

Whoops! Too late!
but I can tell you that even with a dual-core, I saw a huge performance jump in anything gaming related when going from 2GB to 4GB.

Well that's great! Because I just ordered this. hehehehe I can hardly wait, HARDLY WAIT! YAAAA-ha-ha-HAAA!
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