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Poll Results: Buy OCZ EL Platinum 2X1GB DDR400 CL2-3-2-5 Or Not For $141.70?

 
  • 57% (4)
    Yes
  • 42% (3)
    No
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post #11 of 28
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But won't both sets run in dual cahnnel because 4 slots are available put 2 in one dual cahnnel set and the other 2 in the other set?
939s don't usually play well with 4 modules.
    
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Ik now that, that's why I said if you did upgrade to DDR2, it might not last through your next upgrade like pheoxs said. I would say buy Namrac's BH-5s for sale (I think they're still for sale) here. They are sweet sticks, but only 2 x 512. They OC like crazy, though. Patriot is a pretty good company, I just had a bad experience with them (both sticks went bad within 2 years) but most people have great luck with them.
    
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post #13 of 28
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Ik now that, that's why I said if you did upgrade to DDR2, it might not last through your next upgrade like pheoxs said. I would say buy Namrac's BH-5s for sale (I think they're still for sale) here. They are sweet sticks, but only 2 x 512. They OC like crazy, though. Patriot is a pretty good company, I just had a bad experience with them (both sticks went bad within 2 years) but most people have great luck with them.
Sorry that I misunderstood. At the time I was kind of panicking because everywhere was selling out of the 939 chips. So I found one and jumped on it. But now with the limited amount of cash I receive I cannot just ignore that price and buy a whole new mobo, ram, and cpu.

So right now it looks like Patriot is leading.
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post #14 of 28
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I just found these on NCIX for $154.99 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...Z%20Technology They are OCZ EL Platinum PC3200 2GB 2X1GB DDR400 CL2-3-2-5 184PIN Pin Dual Channel Memory Kit /W Ramsink

Is this now the best deal?
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post #15 of 28
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I just found these on NCIX for $154.99 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...Z%20Technology They are OCZ EL Platinum PC3200 2GB 2X1GB DDR400 CL2-3-2-5 184PIN Pin Dual Channel Memory Kit /W Ramsink

Is this now the best deal?

YES!
    
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post #16 of 28
Interesting thats the same stuff I need to get rid of.
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post #17 of 28
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Also I know nothing about timings on Ram or anything about what is good. Currently in CPU-Z it says CAS# Latency 3.0, RAS# to CAS# 4, RAS# to Precharge 4, Tras 8. Is this good. Do not be shy to say it sucks... because then these new sticks of ram will make a huge difference.
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post #18 of 28
I'll recommend Corsairs, since they own Micron, they'll likely have high quality IC's, which I learned that before I got my ram.
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I'll recommend Corsairs, since they own Micron, they'll likely have high quality IC's, which I learned that before I got my ram.
I already know that going with Corsairs you cannot go wrong but I do not have the extra $150 to $200 more for Corsair.
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post #20 of 28
CAS2 is the better/best timings. as that number increases the RAM timings slow down!
Check with MadMAx, maybe you can save some money
    
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