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Yeah, I missed the "tonight" part. Sorry. xD
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Can i ask why you bought PC2 8500 memory with an Extreme Chip?

Ultra 669/1155 ?
It was part of my "Budget" gamer rig I put together 1 MONTH AGO.

Thats when I found this god-forsaken site. This forum is evil man! I just got REALLY caught up with Benchmarks and Competition and such...

So, what ram should I buy then?
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It was part of my "Budget" gamer rig I put together 1 MONTH AGO.

Thats when I found this god-forsaken site. This forum is evil man! I just got REALLY caught up with Benchmarks and Competition and such...

So, what ram should I buy then?
If you have the money I like my corsair dominators DDR2 1066 5-5-5-15 (Timings really mean absolutely nothing on C2D, ive tested)

However Corsair XMS2 DDR2 800 4-4-4-12 only scores 2FPS lower then this, and cost alot less.

I personally can't tell a difference in load times between the 2.
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Where is your 6600 29F?
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I recommend this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145179

4GB and nearly the same price as the ones Legend linked, trust me you will not notice a difference in performance.
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I recommend this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145179

4GB and nearly the same price as the ones Legend linked, trust me you will not notice a difference in performance.
This is actually starting to p*** me off......

I have read countless threads in this forum and the majority are recommending ridiculous memory speeds and Micron D9's. And as bl**y usual nobody actually can be bothered to answer my questions!

What benefit does having superfast ram when your not likely to be using the FSB required to utilize the speeds?
 
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I was soooooo mad last week when someone at the school I work at had one posted on a bulletin board in a break room for $750. I called him the moment I got off work and he told me he had sold it the day before on ebay.:swearing:
    
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This is actually starting to p*** me off......

I have read countless threads in this forum and the majority are recommending ridiculous memory speeds and Micron D9's. And as bl**y usual nobody actually can be bothered to answer my questions!

What benefit does having superfast ram when your not likely to be using the FSB required to utilize the speeds?
Bragging Rights.

I get 2FPS on average better on all 3dmark06 tests with 1066 compared to 800. Did the test 3 times on each speed just to make sure. 2 FPS isn't alot, so its probably not worth the money to most people.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
This is actually starting to p*** me off......

I have read countless threads in this forum and the majority are recommending ridiculous memory speeds and Micron D9's. And as bl**y usual nobody actually can be bothered to answer my questions!

What benefit does having superfast ram when your not likely to be using the FSB required to utilize the speeds?
Its not always about the speed of ram and more of the physical amount. I would rather have 4gb of slower DDR2 800 ram than 2GB of Faster DDR2 1066 ram.

Overclocking or using a higher FSB is just a formality on this site.
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