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Originally Posted by G|F.E.A.D|Killa View Post
the OCZ ram is uses D9 chips. i have a set and it states it on the fourms
You have a set of OCZ Platinum XTC 2x2GB model # OCZ2P10004GK? Or the 1GB module OCZ2P10001GEE

The newer models seem to be using the different chips, so if you have an older set, or a different model, you might not be right.

The list on the forums comes from the page I'm citing.

Also, the ones on the list here are for the 1GB modules, not the fairly new 2GB modules.
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Originally Posted by duffsr View Post
I'd be more worried about stepping on the Lion's tail rather than his toes.

Good luck with the upgrade

LOL... yeah.

I just realize it's good to be polite when you're a n00b and you're contradicting someone you don't know too well.

Makes for a smoother running to the forum.
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post #12 of 26
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Originally Posted by duffsr View Post
I'd be more worried about stepping on the Lion's tail rather than his toes.

Good luck with the upgrade
That's good one. It is very important to make sure that information is valid so I won’t give wrong information to others. So, I appreciate whoever points it out
post #13 of 26
Super Talent ram FTW
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post #14 of 26
Thread Starter 
Thanks for all the replies!
It's funny how quickly my mind changes back and forth when buying computer hardware. I'm definitely considering that G Skill PQ or that Mushkin, plus this Supertalent might be a good value depending on what IC it is. The list indicates many ICs, but references T800UX4GC4 while NCIX references T800UX4GC5...
I'm also reconsidering my motherboard choice, I was thinking P35 chipset w/ xfire, but now I don't really care about xfire and want a nicer OCing board.
I don't care about Wifi or onboard sound (unless it's better than my current), I am using RAID 0 though if that's a consideration.
I don't like Gigabyte boards b/c of the colours which is a shame because I hear they perform well. Thanks for the recommendations.
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Well, P35 is supposedly not a good choice if you want Crossfire anyway, since it only supports 1 16x PCIE lane while the X38 has two. I've seen a lot of pretty sweet overclocks on P35 boards, though.
Again, it looks like RAM list looks like it's got the 1GB dimms for Super Talent as well (these ones http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...re=SuperTalent)

I'm sure there are lots of guys around here who know a lot more than me about this stuff, so I can only tell you what I've read and researched in the last little while. I've learned a lot in a short time between here, Xtremesystems.com and HardwareCanucks.com
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post #16 of 26
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Good to know, I wonder if anyone has experience with any of these 2X2GB kits.
Btw, that looks like quite the wonderful rig you got there zlojack!
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Originally Posted by Dskustin View Post
Good to know, I wonder if anyone has experience with any of these 2X2GB kits.
Btw, that looks like quite the wonderful rig you got there zlojack!
Thanks dude... I'm still working on some stuff for it.

I'm doing a WC build for it right now, and I still need my second 3870 X2 to complete my complete overkill build
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post #18 of 26
Thread Starter 
Okay now I'm leaning towards these:

Patriot Extreme Performance 4GB 2X2GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800 CL4-4-4-12 EPP
and
DFI LANParty Dk P35-T2RS

I think the bursary is coming next week, hopefully the prices will go down a little.
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post #19 of 26
That patriot looks like some pretty sweet memory, and for that price... well....


I don't know much about it myself, but I've heard good things about that mobo as well.
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post #20 of 26
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Yeah the timings on them are awesome, and according to the reviews linked from NCIX, loosening them provides a lot of head room.
All I really want to do is achieve a 4ghz stable clock for the E8400 at reasonable temps and overclock the RAM to DDR2-1000. That would be sweet
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