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post #11 of 56
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Unfortunately memory speed has become the achiles heel of conroe systems, with the boards and processors capable of 500+ FSB even value DDR2 800 can limit your overclocking, especially with an E6300.

If the seller won't give you a refund, just put it back up on Ebay. You may lose some money on the transaction but your better off getting something back for it.

For ram look into the G. Skill 6400HZ (has to be HZ series, or GBGA) or OCZ Platinum. Both run about $270 for a 2g kit.
I don't think he is giving me my money back. I am looking at the memory that the guy with the Kentsfield is willing to trade, but I have nothing to trade and I am willing to pay for it. Hopefully he will post back on his thread soon.
    
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YEah.. DDR2 800 is recommended. If you can't afford it, get at least a single 1GB stick of DDR2 800, and add a second one later.
Would PC2 5400 be good enough for at least a 3.0Ghz OC?

EDIT: Cuz i was shown this sight by Pook, and a lot of them have PC2 5400 with their OC:
http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1075792
    
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well... a 3.0GHz on a E6300 will need 3000/7 = 429MHz FSB. Thus, the RAM speed on 1:1 is DDR2 858 (already more than DDR2 800 stock speeds, but most DDR2 800 can handle it).

Some good DDR2 667 *might* reach that, but you gotta be lucky.
    
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post #14 of 56
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well... a 3.0GHz on a E6300 will need 3000/7 = 429MHz FSB. Thus, the RAM speed on 1:1 is DDR2 858 (already more than DDR2 800 stock speeds, but most DDR2 800 can handle it).

Some good DDR2 667 *might* reach that, but you gotta be lucky.
Well it is Corsair, but I don't know why he isn't answering the thread. I can't PM him, so hopefully he does answer the thread. I also tried to msg him on AIM, but he is never available. Here is the thread for the RAM: http://www.overclock.net/sale/125947...00c4-ddr2.html

Also, this E6300 is from the Week 29 batch, if that would make any difference on all of this. Do you think that Corsair could do it??
    
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It depends... Corsair seems to be hit or miss.. hard to predict.

I recommend to contact a Forum Director like The Duke in PM. He can forward your message to the seller.
    
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It depends... Corsair seems to be hit or miss.. hard to predict.

I recommend to contact a Forum Director like The Duke in PM. He can forward your message to the seller.
Okay, well I will get into that tomorrow. I have to get to bed. Thanks again for the more help Chozart. +rep

Hopefully we can talk more about this tomorrow. Gnight.
    
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post #17 of 56
try this ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148017

seems people has had success with it. I'm in the same situation as you are, aiming for 3ghz, except I'm not buying/selling things on ebay, just buying on online sites. (stilling shopping at the moment, it's a 2-3 months project.)

anyways, that's a pc5300 ram, but the timing cas is only 3. Seems it can overclock quite well.

ps. how much was the e6300 on ebay? lol
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post #18 of 56
In that case... DDR2 800 is just $20 extra:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231084

Granted, looser timings..
    
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Well the crucial 10th anniversary ram has shown reports to go to ddr2-1000, or stay at 3-3-3-12 timing at ddr2-800, that's the only reason why I recommended it, due to other's success.
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Ah ok Could be worth a try then.
    
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