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Which Ram, when paired with an Intel C2D E6300 CPU, will overclock the best? I am going to try and get 3.0GHz out of my C2D, it will be cooled by a ThermalTake Big Typhoon and Liquid Metal. I think DDR2 800 would be the best Ram speed, right? I don't really have a budget, but, I certainly do not want to cheap out on DDR2 Ram, $350 a for nice 2GB of Ram is an option, as well. Also, the lowest I want to go is 1GB Ram sticks, no 512MB here, and I cannot emphasize enough that I will be keeping this C2D Rig for a long time, and I do not want to get $75 Value Ram. Below are a few possible canadidates, other options will not be overlooked.

Candidates:
G. Skill HZ - $150
OCZ Platinum - $130
Buffalo Firestix - $125
Crucial Ballistix - $170

Thanks,
[OCN] Ninja_Boy
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post #2 of 18
the crucial looks good i myself had had my eye on the pc2 8500 corsair but its price may make me not get it.
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I am leaning towards the G. Skill & Crucial Ballistix myself. I don't know which one to get between the two, though.
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post #4 of 18
get the two gigs of crucial if you dont want to go any higher in price and speed.
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post #5 of 18
Team Xtream 2 Gb Kit DDR2 (2x 1Gb) 4-4-4-10 800Mhz $287.38
Memory Chip Type: Micron D9GMH

should overclock like a champ!
    
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Cuicial ftw
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post #7 of 18
Might want to look into these.

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post #8 of 18
I've heard great things about the firestix. I'm ordering some for a friends new rig.
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post #9 of 18
The good firesticks are the Cas4 ones. Those have Micron D9's. These are the CAS5 ones, and I don't think it has the Microns.

The Crucial also depends on which kit you get . The DDR2 1000 kit (a bit over $300 for 2GB) are good. But then again, the Team Xtream are also very good and cheaper (and Micron D9's as I just listed)
    
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post #10 of 18
My Team Xtream ram is at DDR2-1000, 4-4-4-12 @2.3V

Great ram to work with.
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