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Best OC PC-8500 Ram Choice for DFI Infinity P965-S DARK?

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First of all, I'm from Canada and NCIX is the only online/local retail comp. store that I always go and buy my OC toys.

I've already categorized to show only PC-8500 section in the following link:
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...minorcatid=135

The top 3 contenders I've in mind are:

1. OCZ Reaper HPC
2. Mushkin XP2
3. OCZ XTC Platinum
4. Patriot Xtreme

Those are around the same price range.

Please recommand the best possible OC Micron D9 chip from the above 4 or others from the link. Again, please only recommand ones from the link only becouse we can't buy rams down at the states. Newegg...ewiz...etc...etc...doesn't welcome us

Thanks all
    
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post #2 of 8
From the list I would recommend either:

OCZ NVIDIA SLI Ready XTC PC2-8500 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-1066 CL4-5-5-15 240PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit (OCZ2N1066SR2GK)

or

Crucial Ballistix PC2-8500 DDR2 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-1066 CL5-5-5-15 240PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit (BL2KIT12864AA1065)

I have heard very good things about the 8500+ Reapers but saw a mediocre review for the 6400 so I'm skeptical now.

I like the mushkin you listed as well. Lots of people here use the OCZ SLI 8500 and get great results from it. If I had my pic though I would get the crucial.
post #3 of 8
Id go with these Mushkins

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...acture=MUSHKIN

They have the tightest timings of all of those.
post #4 of 8
Go witht he ballistics they have d9gkx more then likely which will oc the best on this board from what I have scene. They are pretty much garunteed to be d9gkx maybe very high binned d9gmh but with the 8500 its looking like kx.

Please people dont suggest something because it has tight timings, that isnt everything and really doesnt prove a thing when ocing. With this board it really likes the KX if you can get them which you can do for a decent price.
Just get the regular not the tracer 8500's
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Listen to Madmax, the GKX are what you want.
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post #7 of 8
Thread Starter 
WOW
I see Crucial Ballistix throwing EVERYWHERE!
Are any of you affliated with Crucial..lol...j/k
The funny thing is I posted up the same thread on other forums and surpringly 90% of the people also recommanded the Ballistix...

The stats proves something
Anyways, NCIX doesn't have it in stock!!! I've no idea when I'll be able to get them...Any idea which type of D9 chip that OCZ HPC Reaper PC-8500 has?

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post #8 of 8
Heh, D9GKX ICs speak for themselves, mate. If not the Crucial, go OCZ for their excellent customer service (I've used it myself, twice.)

EDIT: (Go for the GKX)
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