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Crucial Ballistix 800 vs. G.skil HZ's 800???

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Like the title, which will be better for a C2D system that I plan to O.C. to the walls? The Ballistix or the HZ's?
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Youll probably get the same oc's on both of them. As long as they are using the same chips then your set either way. I personally like ballistics but I have had both.
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They mainly perform the same, but G.Skill just have the bigger popularity. The Ballistix would be cheapter after rebate. That's mainly it.
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teh stix!! (bias ftw)
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They mainly perform the same, but G.Skill just have the bigger popularity. The Ballistix would be cheapter after rebate. That's mainly it.
Yep and I find that so annoying. You have people that dont even have ddr2 HZ saying that HZ are the poo and they are the best and everything else sucks in comparison. Very annoying.

The ballistics will oc just as good if not better then the HZ. Like I usually say check out what ram everyone is using to get the oc records for the different cas's and for top speeds and you wont see HZ in there.
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60/40 gskills,i wouldnt know why,it was a shot in the dark,50/50,go for the cheaper,imo
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Ballistix. I have run them up to 1100 on 4-4-4-12
    
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I gotta recommend the Ballistix, too, but I haven't really pushed them yet. Either one is a really great choice, so if I were you I would just go with the cheapest.
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G.Skill DDR2 800 HZs:

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