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Originally Posted by Mad_Handlez89 View Post
Well yeah I know that the Geil is Micron

Just wondering if they are better than the G skill - I was told the G skills have been frying
Where have you been hearing this?

I'm running 2.25v. Fine with and without active cooling.

The board is P5B btw.
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post #12 of 17
I was told that Buffalo firestix have been frying too, but lo and behold, they're still chugging along for me.

I'd personally consider two things-

The return policy of the company
Whether it has micron or not

I know that a lot of people swear by G.Skill's customer service and return policies. Apparently they are pretty top notch. I haven't heard much about Geil, but they do have a rep on the forums somewhere.
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post #13 of 17
Don't be fooled by the HIGH FSB scenario mad handlez89, lower FSB and high multiplier are the same performance on the 680i chipset. And unless you want higher than 3.6Ghz you don't need kick ass overclocking ram.
 
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post #14 of 17
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Where have you been hearing this?

I'm running 2.25v. Fine with and without active cooling.
Another member on OCN told me

Quote:
Him says:
the hz ddr2 800 are poor
Him says:
running a 1:1 @ 1000mhz
Me says:
what?!
Me says:
poor?!??!?
Me says:
news to me
Me says:
was under the impression that the HZs owned
Him says:
yer, they will cut out and give bsod's, they owned on the ddr platform
Him says:
the geil ultr will be better
Him says:
they can salso take more vdimm than the hz's
    
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post #15 of 17
get the gskil hz's nothing else is worth it.
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Another member on OCN told me
I don't know how accurate that is. I have run mine at DDR2 1200 @ 5-5-5-15. 2.25 with active cooling. I don't know how many other kits can do that.

Maybe the newer kits aren't D9GMH, but according to members at XS they are.
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I don't know how accurate that is. I have run mine at DDR2 1200 @ 5-5-5-15. 2.25 with active cooling. I don't know how many other kits can do that.

Maybe the newer kits aren't D9GMH, but according to members at XS they are.
Ive been checking out some reviews and the Corsairs have been doing well and I only want around 3.4Ghz
    
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