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Get the Tuniq or another 1GB stick of RAM?

Poll Results: Oh, which shall I get?

 
  • 80% (20)
    G.Skill DDR2 800
  • 16% (4)
    Tuniq
  • 4% (1)
    Other
25 Total Votes  
post #1 of 24
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RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231085

I'm going to school, so I would like to see some votes when I get home this afternoon. If there are other suggestions, such as, a different heat sink over the Tuniq, please post your suggestions.

Thank you ~
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post #2 of 24
Another gig of ram.
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post #3 of 24
hmmm, other. invest in a thermalright ultra 120 or ultra 120 extreme and a nice, cheap, quite, pretty 12cm fan. the tuniq has been rumored to kill DS3 mobos, including mine...
post #4 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by DesertRat View Post
hmmm, other. invest in a thermalright ultra 120 or ultra 120 extreme and a nice, cheap, quite, pretty 12cm fan. the tuniq has been rumored to kill DS3 mobos, including mine...
Why does he need a new cooler? Surely another gig of ram will help the most. That 8800 will want to play max textures but with many games it will stutter because it will go into the pagefile. So the best bet is to get another gig of ram to solve this issue.
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post #5 of 24
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Why does he need a new cooler? Surely another gig of ram will help the most. That 8800 will want to play max textures but with many games it will stutter because it will go into the pagefile. So the best bet is to get another gig of ram to solve this issue.
even lapped the stock cooler sucks tho!

however it doesnt appear he oc's.... so yea, go for the gig then...
post #6 of 24
Go with the ram def. I've got the same sticks as you (G.Skill GBNR's) and they are great, well not quite as good as the HK's or something like that, but still.

For a cheap boost in performance in the GBNR's up the voltage one stage(from 1.9 volts to 2.0 volts) and set the timings to 4-4-4-10 CR1.

I've also got the subtimings for GBNR ram(G.skill spec subtimings), PM me if you want them.
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post #7 of 24
I'd spend the money now on a Tuniq Tower, and wait a little more for the ram (if you need better cooling for OCing sooner than later). Unless you find a special, the HSFs don't seem to fluctuate that much in price, but ram (obviously) has been. Who knows, you may luck out soon and see the ram a little cheaper in a month from now.

@DesertRat's comment: I've never messed with a DS3, so you might want to check that out first & follow his recommendation.
    
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post #8 of 24
RAM.
Or get an Enzotech if you're gunna get a cooler.
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post #9 of 24
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I'd spend the money now on a Tuniq Tower, and wait a little more for the ram (if you need better cooling for OCing sooner than later). Unless you find a special, the HSFs don't seem to fluctuate that much in price, but ram (obviously) has been. Who knows, you may luck out soon and see the ram a little cheaper in a month from now.

@DesertRat's comment: I've never messed with a DS3, so you might want to check that out first & follow his recommendation.
So let him get a new cooler and overclock but he will still be stuck with a 1gb of ram. This wont him allow him to play a series of games stutter free

E.g:
BF2
BF2142
Oblivion
New Tomb Raider
Test Drive
Prey
STALKER
COH
Etc, etc, etc.
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post #10 of 24
Yeah, I suggest ram as well. With a lapped CPU and a lapped stock HSF his CPU will be fine for now, whats going to hold him back more in gaming is the memory. Picking up a cheap cpu heatsink down the road thats better then stock would be a good idea, it doesn't even have to necessarily be the best one out there.
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