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Is this Ram OK for Core2Duo system?

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231085

what do you guys think about it. not planning to overclock it. just need something a little better then value ram.
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post #2 of 22
ya it's good.. dunno bout OC'ing tho
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post #3 of 22
G.Skill is a good brand for memory but like crack said, OCing that will not be too pretty. Also I would like to add that only having 1GB of RAM is pretty insufficient for most tasks and regular use these days.
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Why will it be no good for overclocking? G-Skill overclocks quite well
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http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=206393
Those ram overclock well. Can you not afford 2gb of ram?
    
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post #6 of 22
i have that exact ram running at 856MHz, i dunno how much of on OC that is when it comes to ram but its an OC

428Mhz FSB (x2) = 856Mhz Ram
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post #7 of 22
That's an OK OC. I see you're running the 6300, are you running stock volts at 3GHz?
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post #8 of 22
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That's an OK OC. I see you're running the 6300, are you running stock volts at 3GHz?
i am
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post #9 of 22
Stick with DDR2 800 that have 4-4-4-12 timings for stock.
post #10 of 22
No, don't stick with 4-4-4-12 stock when it coems to that. I have mine right now running at 4-4-3-9 at 429mhz and I've had it up to 540mhz+ at 5-5-5-15. That thing is a beast ram for the price and I was completley amazed at the power for its price. I honestly wouldnt even suggest the 125 buck XMS over that since it runs stock at 1.8 and can be brought up for awesome performance. G.Kill is sick overclockable ram and that stick is no exception. I highly recomend it.
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