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I wanna go ahead and get some more ram, and am wanting 2Gig. and I already have 1.5Gig. of OCZ Gold DDR2 800(6400), and was debating on just getting these http://www.chiefvalue.com/product-_-...em--20-146-108

or just getting http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...ductCode=85267 , or possibly just another 512Mb stick of the OCZ but then i won't have Dual Channel because two of my sticks won't be matched pairs and i can't find anywhere that says they will still run in dual channel mode.

So what are the opinions?? btw i'm about to get the Asus P5K-V.
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Boy, I really like the OCZ golds, but the mushkin will probably be better.
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well
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065
are cheaper than the Mushkins and have been proven to overclock like crazy, so they'd get my vote.
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well
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065
are cheaper than the Mushkins and have been proven to overclock like crazy, so they'd get my vote.
Thanks, i've been a bit curious about G. Skill, i've never used them personally always went with Mushkin or OCZ, but maybe it's time to change up from my old routine. what do ya say guys??
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I used OCZ Plat Revision 2 2x1gig sticks before this. I almost bought the Crucial 8500s then decided on the G.SKills.

The G.Skill 6400 HZ of old have been known to hit 1200MHz at 5-5-5-15. My 8000 HZ do 1000Mhz 4-4-4-5 stock and hit 1200 5-5-5-15 all day.

They are GREAT sticks for the money and are being recommended like ice water on a hot day.
post #6 of 12
Those are the G.Skill HZ's. KILLER ram. Get em' if you can cause ram prices are about to go back up. Just a little bit of usefull info.
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G. Skill HZ's
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from what i've read the Mushkin with the D-9's hit 1100 guaranteed on 5-5-5-15 timings as well, would being able to hit 1200 really help, with what i run i don't go above 1120 and i figure i can get that with the mushkin,,,,


are the G. Skill reliable and rock solid??( i know stupid question)
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post #9 of 12
G. Skill HZ's they are bad azz and I would go with the Mushkins if you want out of those you mentioned. Not a fan of OCZ or Patriot heard they have problems with certain motherboards.
    
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well i got my new psu ordered, now to concentrate on the ram, i was going to go with the G.Skill Hz's cause for 110 bucks you can't go wrong but i also saw the HK's and with 4-4-3-5 timings i'm thinking on going with those, heres a linky http://www.chiefvalue.com/product-_-...em--20-231-114,,

so whats the opinion, go withe the HZ's or HK's , and the HK's save me 10 bucks.
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