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post #1 of 56
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I currently have into my new build...never fired up yet

OCZ Dual Channel 2048MB PC8500 1066MHz DDR2 SLI-Ready Memory

Did i waste my money on this ?
Ive ordered another 2 gig for a total of 4 gig
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post #2 of 56
you sure did waste it
    
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post #3 of 56
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OpTioN View Post
you sure did waste it
Why do you say that?
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Yeah, I know, all he needs now is Vista Premium, and he can utilise that 4GB of RAM.
    
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post #5 of 56
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Originally Posted by jakeo772005 View Post
Yeah, I know, all he needs now is Vista Premium, and he can utilise that 4GB of RAM.

Come FEB it will be Vista Premium (on a seperate drive)
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post #6 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by sizerkozak View Post
Why do you say that?
Because honestly, 1gb is enough for 99% of games/applications. 2gb's is good future proofing....4gb is just silly.
    
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post #7 of 56
Personally i don't see why you got a E6400 to go and spend that much money on 4Gb high quality memory....You should have got a 6600 or 6700 with twice the L2 cache and gone for 2Gb
 
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post #8 of 56
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
Personally i don't see why you got a E6400 to go and spend that much money on 4Gb high quality memory....You should have got a 6600 or 6700 with twice the L2 cache and gone for 2Gb
Im actually saving up for a QX6700...the E6400 is an affordable temp solution
to get me up and running
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post #9 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fatal05 View Post
Because honestly, 1gb is enough for 99% of games/applications. 2gb's is good future proofing....4gb is just silly.
eh.. I need 2GBs for Company of Heroes. That thing eats up RAM!
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post #10 of 56
Yes, you wasted your money. SLI certified memeory is a gimmick and offers no extra performance boost.
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