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In terms of my current overclock?

DDR2 800
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Whats the timings for both?

I firmly believe Intel systems benefit from higher memory bandwidth, as long as the timings are kept slightly under control.

Most likely the DDR2-1150....


OR, find a medium as I did. I couldn't decide between a CAS3 1:1 and a CAS 5 1200ish mhz, so I stuck it out for the middle, CAS 4
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well ddr2-800's wont be at a true 1:1 at the rated speed until you reach about 3.6ghz. SO I say you would fair better with ddr2-800's. but Hey whats not use in having a little headroom?
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Whats the timings for both?

I firmly believe Intel systems benefit from higher memory bandwidth, as long as the timings are kept slightly under control.

Most likely the DDR2-1150....


OR, find a medium as I did. I couldn't decide between a CAS3 1:1 and a CAS 5 1200ish mhz, so I stuck it out for the middle, CAS 4
DDR2 800 4-3-3-15 2T (can do 3-3-3-8 2T)
DDR2 1150 5-5-5-18 2T
 
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Yeah, I'd stick with the 1150.

Qhat you can do is run 3dmark06 5 times, and take an avg. Then swap to the 800 and re-run the tests, see if there is any difference
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post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by Intervention View Post
Yeah, I'd stick with the 1150.

Qhat you can do is run 3dmark06 5 times, and take an avg. Then swap to the 800 and re-run the tests, see if there is any difference
Well i would if i actually owned these sticks, i am trying to decide on what set of OCZ Reapers to go for, getting them Wed.
 
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
Well i would if i actually owned these sticks, i am trying to decide on what set of OCZ Reapers to go for, getting them Wed.
Oh I see....

Which ones are cheaper, guessing the 800's, right?


Are you dead set on OCZ? I'd highly recommend Ballistix. On my old P5B-D, they ran perfectly stable DDR2-1167 5-5-5-10, they even booted to windows at DDR2-1280.


Edit....Heres my current RAM from the egg....
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148047
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Yes, i'm dead set on the OCZ Reapers because they work better with the 680i. Unfortunately i can't overclock my CPU further with this board due to FSB limitations on the Quad. So 3Ghz is where i'm going to stick at until the X38 surfaces. I just want to know what will give me the best performance out of the two sets at my current overclock. Price is of no matter to me.

As i can run unlinked i was wondering whether the higher speed would be better?
 
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
Yes, i'm dead set on the OCZ Reapers because they work better with the 680i. Unfortunately i can't overclock my CPU further with this board due to FSB limitations on the Quad. So 3Ghz is where i'm going to stick at until the X38 surfaces. I just want to know what will give me the best performance out of the two sets at my current overclock. Price is of no matter to me.

As i can run unlinked i was wondering whether the higher speed would be better?
http://www.overclock.net/1634908-post285.html

I'm pretty certain, the higher the better.
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post #10 of 10
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I'm simply lost on this subject, memory has never been my strong point. That guide is showing HIGH FSB across the board. Something i simply cannot do at the moment with this mobo and Quad unfortunately.

How would it stack up running my Quad @ 3Ghz with memory unlinked @ DDR 1150? ie ratios etc
 
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