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NewEgg has some horribly priced Mushkin ram that's not even in stock. I want to try to take some stress off of the MCH by just using 2gig sticks instead of 4 x 1 gig sticks AND the HZ's 800's can be retired for faster memory now.

Suppose if there isn't any good 2 x 2gb 1066+ Memory, what's the best choice for 1gb 1066+ Sticks?
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I don't think there are any 2x2GB kits of anything greater than DDR2 800, other than that Mushkin one, so you're probably out of luck there. As for 2GB kits, there's a 2GB kit of Crucial Ballistix Tracer DDR2 1066 at Newegg for $179.99:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148070

That's probably the cheapest DDR2 1066 2GB kit from a brand I would trust.

EDIT: I found the regular Ballistix, same speed, at buy.com for $135. http://www.buy.com/prod/crucial-ball...204588701.html
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I <3 my Crucials.

I got the Tracers (Tracers = Vanillas + activity LEDs) because they were cheaper at the time...DDR2-1000 4-3-3-4 2.0v.

I seem to be on the low end, as well, because I can *only* get DDR2-1200 stable at CL5...most can do it at CL4 with under 2.4v. Mine seem to like tight timings and low voltages more than just "speed", though.

2GB sticks are horribly overpriced just because they are new...but OCZ has some reasonably priced ones. (Not sure of a link)
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What about G.Skill's Baby-Blue 2gb ( 2 x 1gb ) Kit? Is G.Skill no good above 800?

Thanks, Moose and Pook!
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post #5 of 10
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227159

What about the OCZ? Someone in the reviews says they're D9's? Might not be true?

Gotta order something better than 800 tonight! Doh!
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The G.SKILL HZ DDR2 1066 are good, too, but I think they're like $30 more than the Crucial.
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by mentholmoose View Post
I don't think there are any 2x2GB kits of anything greater than DDR2 800, other than that Mushkin one, so you're probably out of luck there. As for 2GB kits, there's a 2GB kit of Crucial Ballistix Tracer DDR2 1066 at Newegg for $179.99:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148070

That's probably the cheapest DDR2 1066 2GB kit from a brand I would trust.

EDIT: I found the regular Ballistix, same speed, at buy.com for $135. http://www.buy.com/prod/crucial-ball...204588701.html
Purchased two sets! Thanks!

Bye bye HZ's. Sniffle. You were pretty and not so yellow and vibrant.
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post #8 of 10
Maybe I should have asked this before you purchased that memory, but why do you need DDR2 1066? Is there some reason 800Mhz isn't enough, because it seems like a fairly pointless upgrade from what you've already got.
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I WANT THOSE HZ's!!! What are you doing with them??
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I just put them up in the for sale forum.
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