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Hi guys! im planning to upgrade my ram :| my current geil claims to be 1:1 but i can only take it until 375 :| at 5 5 15 timings :| whats the best ram for ocing my e6600? should i go ddr3 for better ocing and performance? can you please link me to the great rams either ddr2 or ddr3 and which is better for ocing and overall performance? thanks guys!!
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post #2 of 12
Your Mobo wont run DDR3.
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post #3 of 12
don't worry about ddr3 until the prices are lower. unless you have that kind of money.
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post #4 of 12
ddr2

ddr3isn't worth it and your mobo cannot run it anyhow
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ddr3 jaja ..this funny ..people want more and more ..
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Is there any mobos out today that can run ddr3?
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GIGABYTE GA-P35T-DQ6 LGA 775

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post #8 of 12
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thanks guys!! ok so im going ddr2 im looking at gskill ddr2 800.. is it as good as everybody says it is? and about my 1 gig sdram geil which i cant raise to 400 is there still a chance for him to perform the way he is advertised?
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post #9 of 12
http://www.overclock.net/intel-memor...-skill-hz.html

That thread has good options for DDR2 800 RAM.
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post #10 of 12
As for your RAM...It should be at 375MHz, unless your Mult is not at 9. You have it at 1:1 and your FSB is 3379MHz. Either up your CPU more or break the 1:1 ratio to get to 400MHz with your RAM.
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