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Is this the best memory for OCINg on an E6600 with an ASUS P5K3 Deluxe? Also, are these the HZs? I have always heard that the HZs are the best memory for the price.
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The G.Skill price have been raising a lot lately. These are the HZ that everyone talks about.

The Ballistix is cheaper and performs the same.

I would recommended either of them.
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Yea those are the ones that I have in my cart. What about the HKS? They have tighter timings and are cheaper...I guess it's due to newegg's discount.
What do you think
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Yea those are the ones that I have in my cart. What about the HKS? They have tighter timings and are cheaper...I guess it's due to newegg's discount.
What do you think
The HK's are promo chips and not D9's

Btu alot of people have got 1000+ out of them. They are worth investing in. However for the price, the ballistix win hands down here. But if you want certified Oc'ers go for the HZ's
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The HK's are promo chips and not D9's
Yup. With D9 chips, you can run at higher speed, tighter timings and higher volts. HK isn't work buying IMO. The Ballstix is there if you cannot afford the G.Skill HZ.
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post #6 of 13
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Yea I can afford the HZs, I'm a baller like that XD not really.
Hell yea I didn't know that it had Micron D9s! Those are the chips in my Cronus memory. Looking forward to joining the Dark Side that is Intel
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The HK's are promo chips and not D9's

Btu alot of people have got 1000+ out of them. They are worth investing in. However for the price, the ballistix win hands down here. But if you want certified Oc'ers go for the HZ's
The ballisitics are certified ocers. If there is such a thing.

Dont waste your money unless you wanna say "I have HZ's" its pretty pointless. You will get just as good if not a better oc with the ballistics and they are cheaper.
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The newer HZ kits don't clock anything like the first revisions do. I had to RMA my HZs about 2 weeks ago.

The older sticks ran rock solid at DDR2 1100 4-4-410 w/ 2.15 vDimm.

New set can only do DDR2 1050 with 4-4-4-12 w/ 2.25vDimm.

It may not seem like a huge difference, but its all relative. Go for the Ballistix instead. I wish I had my old HZ kit back.
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Ballistix no doubt. And I love how all the people who were like \\"HZs OMG THE BEST ZOMG HZS!!!!!!!\\" are now saying ballistixs

IMO ballistix no doubt.
    
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Ballistix no doubt. And I love how all the people who were like \\"HZs OMG THE BEST ZOMG HZS!!!!!!!\\" are now saying ballistixs

IMO ballistix no doubt.
Ballistix $70

G Skill HZ $130

Can you blame them

People may have favourites but they aren't stupid
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