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post #1 of 10
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Buy.com has a great deal right now on Ballistix, seen here. Would these be better then the PC6400 G.Skill HZ's? My mobo is an evga 680i, will this even support the PC 8000's at 1000Mhz?
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post #2 of 10
I would assume so, and even if the motherboard doesn't support it, you can overclock it to 1100mhz+ for fun, cause it supports 1000mhz natively.
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That is a killer deal. Yes, your mobo will support DDR2-1000, but don't expect the memory to OC above 1000 very well.
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post #4 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by bdattilo View Post
That is a killer deal. Yes, your mobo will support DDR2-1000, but don't expect the memory to OC above 1000 very well.
you can run a 1:1 ratio all day long....but he is right about not OCing well over 1000....
    
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you can run a 1:1 ratio all day long....but he is right about not OCing well over 1000....
However, with the waining OC-ability of the newest HZ's, maybe a secured 1000MHz would be a better idea, as some people cant seem to OC the new HZs past 900? So even if the Ballistix couldn't OC at all, they still would be safer, right?
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well I run them underclocked....but I also have them running really tight....stock 5-5-5-15 2T. I have them running at 4-4-4-13 1T.
    
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post #7 of 10
FYI those Ballistix are $319.99 at Newegg.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148047
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Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post
well I run them underclocked....but I also have them running really tight....stock 5-5-5-15 2T. I have them running at 4-4-4-13 1T.
damn i knew i shoulda gotten the e6420 instead of e6600. those new ones are vcore hungry. ur e6420 at 3.6GHZ and 1.2xx vcore..
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why is his case temp -65? lol
edit: phase change?
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post #10 of 10
Has anyone seen this review of the HZs?xbit. I've seen nothing but great reviews of HZs in the forum, but x-bit got pretty poor results. Did they just get bad sticks or something?
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