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Dont you have your old sticks?
Yeah I do. But doing the swap with the cooler mounted is what caused this whole problem to begin with I think. Would be easier to have my new RAM ready to go, so I can throw it on there while I'm building it back up.
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Yeah I do. But doing the swap with the cooler mounted is what caused this whole problem to begin with I think. Would be easier to have my new RAM ready to go, so I can throw it on there while I'm building it back up.
Yeah but since funds are low it would be easier to just get the board in first and the ram next month when you have the cash. That way you can at least enjoy your main rig since the board is the only thing keeping your from having your rig up and running.
 
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what you should do is simply sell some of your ram if money is that tight. did i read right that you had 16 gigs? i got 16 too and i do a lot of photoshopping and some video rendering...but i honestly can get by with 4 if i have to. i think you can sell 8 of your sticks and be fine... that's at least $30 dollars. that is enough for RMA shipping + box + some packaging peanuts.

but, there is nothing wrong with a 1090T. but given the fact that u already have a 2500k and the mobo, it makes no sense to go from 2500k to PII.
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what you should do is simply sell some of your ram if money is that tight. did i read right that you had 16 gigs? i got 16 too and i do a lot of photoshopping and some video rendering...but i honestly can get by with 4 if i have to. i think you can sell 8 of your sticks and be fine... that's at least $30 dollars. that is enough for RMA shipping + box + some packaging peanuts.

but, there is nothing wrong with a 1090T. but given the fact that u already have a 2500k and the mobo, it makes no sense to go from 2500k to PII.
I've got 4x2GB of GSkill Ripjaw X DDR3-1600, 9-9-9-24, that have tested stable (all 4 sticks) at 2133, 9-11-9-28, 1.65v. And I've got 4x4GB that I JUST bought of Ripjaw X DDR3-1600, 8-8-8-24, 1.50v that I'm just itching to toy with.

Don't really want to sell it, as I'm going to need it soon (and possibly another 8GB kit too)....like within the next few months with any luck. Trying to build up 2x HTPC's with low end Core i3's, and a file server (some old AM3 / Sempron setup).
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