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Ok so here's the deal - my boss is building me a new pc as a bonus and i get to pick the parts as long as they are parts that we have in stock right now because we are trying to get rid of stock... So ive picked a Q6600 and a MSI P35 Platinum mainboard but im not sure which memory to get - which one of these would be better:

Kingston Value RAM 2 x 2gb Sticks DDR2-667

or

GEIL PC6400 DDR2-800 2 x 1gb

Keep in mind i will be overclocking a little but probably not heaps and i will be running vista ultimate... And im the kind of person who has like iTunes + Game + Dreamweaver + Firefox + mIRC + MSN + Adobe + Random Apps all running at once so i probably want plenty of RAM i think...

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post #2 of 5
i would go for the Geil myself......better quality chips and they will oc better than the value stuff.
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The second one easily
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Geil wins. Generally, don't get value RAM for overclocking.
BTW..you sound like you're getting those for free. If so, go for 4GB
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i can only get 2gb of the GEIL because thats all we have left in stock otherwise i would...
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