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Worth moving from 667mhz RAM to 1066mhz?

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I have 667mhz memory right now, but was thinking about getting some 1066mhz memory now that I have the core2 in my system. For overclocking purposes, would it be worth it to get the faster memory? I was considering the Crucial Ballistix sticks for my setup.
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Yes, if you want to properly OC that C2D, you need DDR2-800 or better. Currently, Newegg has a promo on DDR2-1066 Ballistix for $89, check the deals section for it. I recommend those sticks!
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sweet, I think I will go for it. I can prob sell the 667mhz to my buddy who wants a first-time build. He is going to be my roomate next year, so it would be funny if his computer had a bunch of my old parts in it! (motherboard, RAM, cpu...) At least he could never try to own me.
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Well, if your ddr2 667 can hit ddr2 800 easy? No need to sell, just overclock.

I see you have an E6600 but at what speed? stock?

BTW, my old DDR2 667 modules were able to hit DDR2 900 easy, but not a mhz more.
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