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ok so i want to upgrade my Mobo and ram

my budget: about 420$ usd

i want this mobo:



i need help choose some good amd ram, ive looked at ripjaws ect but cant make up my mind

and that will work my my PII 955 c2?( im 99% sure but never hurts to ask)

next i wanna get h100

all under the same budget

buying from amazon only due to neweggs taxs in my state >.<
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post #2 of 10
Sabertooth: Yes
Ripjaw RAM: Yes
H100: Why? (and your case will have to be able to mount double rad + you have an ok cooler)
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i using the MSI tech bench btw (that i won on ocn), was think of getting a new cpu cooler cuz the dark knight is siting the wrong way and interference with ram
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post #4 of 10
Note that on a C2 running 4 DIMMs at 1600Mhz is basically impossible. Just to let you know. You can still buy 1600Mhz RAM since it's usually the better deal, but it won't run at that until you move on to C3 or E0 or FX processor.
post #5 of 10
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
Note that on a C2 running 4 DIMMs at 1600Mhz is basically impossible. Just to let you know. You can still buy 1600Mhz RAM since it's usually the better deal, but it won't run at that until you move on to C3 or E0 or FX processor.
thanks for the heads up so , get 2 dimms of 4gb or 8gb?

links will be more helpful

thanks~

edit: this ok ?

Edited by ?Dirty? - 8/9/11 at 12:44pm
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post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by ·Dirty· View Post
thanks for the heads up so , get 2 dimms of 4gb or 8gb?

links will be more helpful

thanks~
8gb, also keep your current cooler, save some money, and get a BD processor next month.
post #7 of 10
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ya but the cooler sits side ways and dosnt fit over my corsair domanators , i need a after market plate for it to sit correctly
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post #8 of 10

If you can afford it get DDR3 1600 memory with a lower latency, preferably a 7, but 6 would be better.

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1333 if the budget is tight.

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post #9 of 10
2x4GB kits are a good choice. Look in the OCN Online deals section, there is one HyperX 2x4GB DDR3-1600 kit for $49 shipped!
post #10 of 10
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thanks guys
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