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post #1 of 28
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Any of you guys use this and what do you think about it.

I want to run tighter timmings at 900 to 1000 range than I can with my G.Skill so I just purchased this:

Corsair 2GB PC2-8500 DDR2 DIMM Memory Kit
(1GBx2 - MPN: TWIN2X20488500C5)
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post #2 of 28
I think getting some kingston value rams ( D9 chipset ) would rock more....they can run 1000 mhz @ 4-4-4-12
or some OCZ value 533 mhz 512 mb that runs at 1100 mhz at 4-3-4-8

EDIT : sorry but I think OCing is more about taking somethin cheap and max it to the performance of something that costs X many times more but thats just my opinion heh
    
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post #3 of 28
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I am more concerned with timmings at the 470 to 533 range and have found that for my G.Skill I cant achieve the same tightness at higher clocks.

I picked up the Corsair for 470.00 (not a bad deal) and would like to know if it will do 3-4-3-5 at 900mhz range
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post #4 of 28
Should have got the team xtreem scott.....
http://www.tankguys.biz/ddr2-3338-p-...26dced108c1db0

Thinking about picking them up myself
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post #5 of 28
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Originally Posted by ThaWaxShop
Should have got the team xtreem scott.....
http://www.tankguys.biz/ddr2-3338-p-...26dced108c1db0

Thinking about picking them up myself
You rich kids and your money...sheeeshhhhh
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post #6 of 28
You know you want it... I think it would be a much better set. Return that ram and get the team xtreem, again ive never steered you wrong lol
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post #7 of 28
Team Group ftw! I plan on getting the 4-4-4-10 version myself.
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wow nice ram
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post #10 of 28
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ThaWaxShop
I need to pick up another set to replace the OCZ I sold to Taeric so I will look at this stuff.

BTW: I have also heard that the C5 I ordered can run at 3-4-3-5 at 800 and 4-4-4-5 at 950 Not to shabby either and it was cheaper...I only paid 370.00 at zip zoom...
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