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2500K sitting next to me...need RAM

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So I've got this poor 2500K just staring at me...begging to be used. But I've got no DDR3 at the moment

Are there any good RAM deals going on at the moment? I run VM's occasionally and often use all of my current 4GB so I'm looking to purchase 8GB (2x4GB).

NCIX has the Mushkin Silverline DDR3 1333 1.5V for $25 after a $5 MIR. I'd like to go with DDR3 1600 but I'm not sure that it is worth almost double the price.
post #2 of 7
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231314

Best ram you can get for 1155 platform. And it is getting cheaper by the day. Good luck.
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Ram is basically free these days. Now is the best time to buy.
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what's your budget and what are going to do with it ?
    
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My budget is $40 because I see no reason to go over that.

I plan to overclock my 2500K to ~4.5GHz for 24/7 and I also plan to use it alongside my SSD to increase my write speeds.
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Corsair vengeance is awesome value. There's a 1600MHz 8-8-8-24 set if you want it a bit faster, for a bit more. But the 1600 C9 are good to, for next to nothing. And they have heatsinks, if you want to try and clock them.
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Originally Posted by roadlesstraveled View Post
My budget is $40 because I see no reason to go over that.

I plan to overclock my 2500K to ~4.5GHz for 24/7 and I also plan to use it alongside my SSD to increase my write speeds.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231428
    
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