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I have about $200 to spend. Well, $150 of my own, plus whatever I can sell my DDR400 for. So $190 -> $210 probably.

Anywho - what is the *BEST* OCing DDR2 out there? Needs to be at least 1GB, 2GB is nice, but not needed. Newegg RAM is perfered, but everything I see there is just "okay" RAM with the G.Skill DDR2-800 HZ and Crucial DDR2-667 Anniversary Editions being constantly recommended. Just wondering if there is anything better out there. 500Mhz CL4 would be nice, but not sure if thats probable.
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I have about $200 to spend. Well, $150 of my own, plus whatever I can sell my DDR400 for. So $190 -> $210 probably.

Anywho - what is the *BEST* OCing DDR2 out there? Needs to be at least 1GB, 2GB is nice, but not needed. Newegg RAM is perfered, but everything I see there is just "okay" RAM with the G.Skill DDR2-800 HZ and Crucial DDR2-667 Anniversary Editions being constantly recommended. Just wondering if there is anything better out there. 500Mhz CL4 would be nice, but not sure if thats probable.
Go with the Crucial, most of them will OC to 1000mhz with CL4
    
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Try these.

=)
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I would say get 2 x 512 DDR2 1066 RAM. That's what I plan for my next build, is some of this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220160

Or the Crucial Anniversary set (2 x 1 GB) is 230, and apparently overclocks REALLY well. Those would be my recommendations.

Why so many upgrades all of a sudden, Pook? Did you sell your dog and your house?
    
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You want this for 2x512. And this for 2x1GB.
    
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Try these.

=)
There nice, but 40 bux overpriced.
    
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I would say get 2 x 512 DDR2 1066 RAM. That's what I plan for my next build, is some of this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220160

Or the Crucial Anniversary set (2 x 1 GB) is 230, and apparently overclocks REALLY well. Those would be my recommendations.

Why so many upgrades all of a sudden, Pook? Did you sell your dog and your house?
A friend of mines brother finally paid me back.

Some is from that, others are what I'm planning to get for Christmas.

Anymore suggestions?
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Anything with Micron D9GMH ICs will clock like mad. Crucial, G.SKILL, Patriot & Team Group all use those in their most killer memory.

If you can swing a few extra dollars, THESE are the best bang for the buck you're going to get.
    
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The Crucials would be better than either of these?

(The one Wankerfx linked to + the DDR2-800 version)
http://www.tankguys.biz/2x512mb-4441...hz-p-1644.html
http://www.tankguys.biz/ddr2-3338-p-...1c654d4945d3c8

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http://www.ocindo.com/index.php?opti...1152928928#new
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Prices? Get it if it's cheap.
    
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