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off topic...quick answer on 4 x 2gb kit 2000mhz pulling the trigger on currently for future socket 2011 use...

Dominator GT vs Vengeance
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I believe you should go with vengeance because the gt's have incompatible issues with sandy bridge and I am sure ivy bridge aswell!!

http://forum.corsair.com/forums/showthread.php?t=93053
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post #23 of 48
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Originally Posted by adramalech707 View Post
I believe you should go with vengeance because the gt's have incompatible issues with sandy bridge and I am sure ivy bridge aswell!!

http://forum.corsair.com/forums/showthread.php?t=93053
This is false the vengeance have more the issue with sandybridge than the GTs I'm running 2000mhz GTs in my 2600k perfectly fine but my vengeance sticks were giving me issues. GTs are better quality too the vengeance Heatsinks seem to render useless as they feel cheap and flimsy.
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post #24 of 48
2 X 2 GB DDR3 RAM ~ Ballistic X by Crucial JUST $39!!!

That's Cheap!

All I gotta say is, I love it!

I always thought that RAM was too expensive, the DDR3 for 4 GB cost me > $120 when they first came out, so I feel like a moron now...

However, I noted that Flash Memory is getting much cheaper now too! Paying $24 ~ 16 GB USB Thumb Drive is really really nice too!
Edited by _GTech - 7/30/11 at 9:31am
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post #25 of 48
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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
i remember a time when it was over a buck per meg.
    
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Looks like they raped us for our money for long enough, now they want to price the stuff closer to what it should have been. Oh well.
post #27 of 48
HyperX Blu for $25, any good?
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Originally Posted by dejanh View Post
I don't want cheaper memory, I want lower latency memory with current or better speeds. There has not been anyone who has produced a decent lower latency kit for a very long time now. Who cares if your kit runs at 2133MHz when it is running at CAS11.
Second. Bus speed is fun, but timing is key. Even if you generalize the math and round numbers to make it both easy and understated, better timing just kills bus speed hard.

I also prefer lower powered ram modules. When they work, they work goooood!
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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
Mine was $175 when I bought it for my build. Now it's $75.
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Ram prices were stupid high these past few years. Back in 2008 you could get 4 gigs of ddr2-800 for under $40. then prices doubled practically over night
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