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It amazes me how cheap RAM has become over the past year or so. My own set was just under $100 when I bought it back when I built my rig can be bought for under $50 now. Just amazes me, and it's not like theres been new RAM coming out that's superior so I don't really get it. But I can't complain, good for us builders
$29 actually.

http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...l&promoid=1310
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Mine were CL7 kit
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Mine were CL7 kit
Psssh.... Realworld performance different? I THINK NOT!
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I have never really had a need for over say 4GB of RAM anyway. I guess this is nothing to complain about, but as previously said I'd rather just see faster timings.
    
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post #15 of 48
No. I just bought Ripjaw X's for $60 (2x4GB) and you are telling me it is going to drop even more? Just no.

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Originally Posted by YangerD View Post
It amazes me how cheap RAM has become over the past year or so. My own set was just under $100 when I bought it back when I built my rig can be bought for under $50 now. Just amazes me, and it's not like theres been new RAM coming out that's superior so I don't really get it. But I can't complain, good for us builders
My sig rig's RAM cost me $280 less than a year ago............................................... .................................................. ...........................
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post #16 of 48
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even the current better overclocking ram like the native 2200MHz, and 2300MHz gskill 4gb kits that are available on newegg, they don't really do all that well when it comes to getting tight timings. You might be able to get down to cas 7@ those speeds if you get lucky with an amazing PSC IC, but it always seems like tRCD is stuck at 10 or above no matter what.

You have to go ebay hunting with deep pockets to get the good ol ram (elpida MGH-E)

Micron is supposedly testing out new overclocking ICs, hopefully they are better than the current ones out.

or not . . .

the GSkill kits that are BBSE based and PSC based are clocking almost as well as hypers at a fraction of the cost.



post #17 of 48
Cannot go wrong with a 4gb corsair dominator kit they always seem to be the best of the best.

It seems however that memory is the slowest growing peripheral in the computer. SSDs jumped IO up exponentially and CPUs and GPUs grow at exponential rates, but memory seems to grow linear. Capacity might increase but speed and timings don't.
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post #18 of 48
RAM prices are insane, they keep jumping around! :$
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post #19 of 48
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or not . . .

the GSkill kits that are BBSE based and PSC based are clocking almost as well as hypers at a fraction of the cost.





what model is that? looks good, but most hypers will do that at a lower voltage.
nice kit though!
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post #20 of 48
Im so happy! Now to upgrade the ram in my laptop and all of my computers to 8gb
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