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post #21 of 28
Gigabyte DS3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128012

has 1 pci-e x16 slot, supports sata II raid, that pc-4200 533mhz is DDR2 right?

edit:

ASUS P5B Deluxe
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813131045

either should be good
    
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post #22 of 28
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Yep that's DDR2 mem. I should have said PC2-4200.
I am going with the DS3 I think.
Cool. Thanks dude!
post #23 of 28
you may want to wail till chozart or boredom or somebody else posts backing me up as i have no experience with those boards, just posting what i see a lot of people point out to the noobs like us
    
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If you're going to be overclocking, I'd at least got for PC5300 RAM. This runs at 667MHz out of the box with is 133MHz above stock frequency for C2Ds. If you go with 4200, as soon as you start overclocking, you will be stressing your RAM. Better to have some headroom If it's in the budget, get PC6400. This will give you plenty of headroom (266 stock to 400 FSB without stressing the RAM )
    
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How bout you give me $50
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post #26 of 28
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Quote:
Originally Posted by adam144 View Post
If you're going to be overclocking, I'd at least got for PC5300 RAM. This runs at 667MHz out of the box with is 133MHz above stock frequency for C2Ds. If you go with 4200, as soon as you start overclocking, you will be stressing your RAM. Better to have some headroom If it's in the budget, get PC6400. This will give you plenty of headroom (266 stock to 400 FSB without stressing the RAM )
Well I suppose I could sell the PC2-4200 on Ebay and use the procedes to buy the updated RAM. I have 2.5GB of the stuff...but it was given to me for free, so I was thinking of starting out at that point and in a month or so and buying the faster stuff.
post #27 of 28
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Ok...I also decided to go with the AW9D-Max for the MoBo.
post #28 of 28
if your going to get ram i see these recommended all the time

http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820148017
    
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