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G skill or ballistix for ddr2 800 ram?

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g skill seems to be faster than ballistix (crucial), but do the cons outway the pros or vice versa, or in other words persay is one better for overclocking or has a longer life span..
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G. Skill lately has had a tendency to die or at least the DDR2 800 flavor anyways. Crucial 10th anniversary and Team Xtreem have shown to hit DDR2-1000.
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???

Mine are great so far.
    
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Originally Posted by Transonic View Post
???

Mine are great so far.
Just from browsing various forums it seems that the G. Skill, more specifically the set listed below, needed far more RMAs and just plain dying more so than other sets.

That is not to say that all G. Skill DDR2 800 sets are prone, it could also just be selective perception.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065
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