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Nay... probably had a lucky set
    
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That still would be a very big performance jump, plus I would be able to rule out the memory as the problem for not being able to overclock my processor anymore. If I got this memory I should be able to take my processor to over 2.6GHz easy and probably increase my overall system performance for a fraction of the cost that it would be to do a major overhaul...right? The more that I have been looking into the pros and cons of upgrading to next generation stuff, there really isn't a need for it right now. Games coming out are still only single core except for a select few and DirectX10 seems to be one big joke (just look at Company of Heroes and Lost Planet)....sorry but this is my point of view.
    
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I've got OCZ Gold DDR500 on my A8R32-MVP at 3-4-4-7 & 255MHz, runs perfectly stable and best of all I got it really cheap on EBay! Only problem of course is no upgrade path with it.

And just a few figure's from Everest:

Memory Latency: 50.3ns
Memory copy: 5941MB/s
Memory write: 7291MB/s
Memory read: 7276MB/s
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I've got OCZ Gold DDR500 on my A8R32-MVP at 3-4-4-7 & 255MHz, runs perfectly stable and best of all I got it really cheap on EBay! Only problem of course is no upgrade path with it.

And just a few figure's from Everest:

Memory Latency: 50.3ns
Memory copy: 5941MB/s
Memory write: 7291MB/s
Memory read: 7276MB/s

So you are telling me that this would work without any problems other than maybe getting a bad stick or something. What would be a good price to put on the bid for the memory?

http://cgi.ebay.com/OCZ-2GB-2x1GB-PC...QQcmdZViewItem
    
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How would this memory do if I decided to get it, instead of the OCZ Gold?


http://cgi.ebay.com/OCZ-PC4000-2GB-2...QQcmdZViewItem
    
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How would this memory do if I decided to get it, instead of the OCZ Gold?


http://cgi.ebay.com/OCZ-PC4000-2GB-2...QQcmdZViewItem
To be honest, it's impossible to predict how well something will work on your rig.

Overclocking is one of those things which has so many variables, you just have to try something out for yourself to get any definitive answers. All other kinds of answers are just conjecture at best.
    
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How would this memory do if I decided to get it, instead of the OCZ Gold?


http://cgi.ebay.com/OCZ-PC4000-2GB-2...QQcmdZViewItem
Thats pretty much the same memory I use but with a fancier heatspreadr! Also my memory is only oc'd by 5MHz(ddr500 has a design speed of 250Mhz), probably more potential but I'm lazy.
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Check Out Pqi Turbo Just Got 2gb Last Weekend And They O/c Higher Than Anything Else Out There , Check The Benchmarks , Reviews , Etc ..dont Know Why Everyones Stuck On Cheap G-skill Ram ..2gb-pqi Turbo Dual Channel+ $110...just A Thought
    
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post #19 of 19
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Not bad, but my question for you is this. Does this Pqi Turbo memory amount to much faster transfer rates for gaming when overclocked to 280MHz (560MHz)? I know that it is only DDR400 memory (PC3200) so it still only gets 3,200MB/s transfer speed. DDR500 is PC4000 which gets a transfer rating of 4,000MB/s. Would the extra boost in the overall overclocking ability have that much effect on the overall transfer rate at PC3200 speeds? What I am looking for is a ram that is PC3200 or PC4000 that can transfer very high amounts of information for gaming while running at a very high speed, the only thing I am still not really certain about is if I go with PC3200, will this memory be able to stick with the PC4000 memory even at overclocked speeds?
    
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