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Is the RAM these guys over on their site a lot better than G.Skill HZ's and Ballistix? I saw one 2GB stick that was 3-3-3-8

Is all the hardware shown on their site made for the sole purpose of OC'ing?
    
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You are talking about PC6400 3-3-3-8 kit ... this one off the best kits around ,, Team highest D9GMH bin and know to be a good clocker ,,, that kit is better than the HZ but not always better than Crucial


and yes Most of tankguys gear are targeting OverClokers and they are offering CellChock memory exclusively in USA
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Yeah Kit my bad

Anyway is Team Xtreem better than CellShock or visa versa?
    
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Yeah Kit my bad

Anyway is Team Xtreem better than CellShock or visa versa?
Better in what ???

OverClocking Both are great , the team PC6400 with handpicked GMH is a great OverClocker and should reach slightly higher speed on the other hand CellShock uses 8-layers PCB for better handling of voltage , price wise Both are expensive with team being a little cheaper but both cant beat Crucial PC8500 when priced @ 130$ after Rebate
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ive got the team 800@3-3-3-8 set. its made of epic win and awesomer than good.
it should do 1200MHz at 5-5-5-15
i havent really taken the time to push it yet
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Tankguys is great because they tell you the type of memory or the binning of their products.

However, in regards to memory, spending a ton of money on the memory will yield small performance increase. It is better to put the money elsewhere.
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Tankguys is great because they tell you the type of memory or the binning of their products.

However, in regards to memory, spending a ton of money on the memory will yield small performance increase. It is better to put the money elsewhere.
Right now, I have to agree. Even I didn't buy memory from myself DDR2 prices so are insanely low for some decent stuff right now - the 4Gb HP memory for $65 comes to mind - that you're really best off to buy into one of the great deals, if we're speaking from a pure "value" standpoint.

If, however, you are just looking for the best performance, regardless of price, then certainly the Cell Shock/Team stuff is an excellent option.

I'm currently trying to get some better prices from both of them right now as well, so we'll see. In the meantime, it's just a question of what's most important to you.
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