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Okay so ive decided to get 4gb or ram for no other reason then i want it. I dont know what kind to get though. I dont need the best but i would like a good pair of 2x2gb sticks that overclock well and run fast. So give me your input. Im thinking between 100 and 150ish.

I was also wondering if i should leave my other 2x1gb geil black dragons in or just take them out and sell them. Thanks for the help.


Oh and also i dont need to do anythign special right if i just change the rame my computer wont flip out right.
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Crucial Ballistix, G-Skill come to mind..both very attractively priced at newgg
    
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I was looking towards specific sticks that are proven to be good , i kept looking on newegg and saw a bunch that peeked my interest but i was hoping people here that were familiar with 2x2gb kits could give some insight
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I use the G.Skill 2x2gb kit with the dark blue heatspreaders. (800mhz I believe) I replaced the heatspreaders though. But anyways, I can oc to 1100mhz no problem.
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were they the cas5 ones
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I would recomend the 2x2Gb G.Skill DDR2 1000 kit for $99.99.
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these are the ones that i'm using, they work very well.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231145

edit: dam, ericeod beat me too it!
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i was looking at those g-skill as well and since three of you mentioned they were good i think im going to order them now. What about leaving in my other memory though for 6gb or should i just sell it.
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i was looking at those g-skill as well and since three of you mentioned they were good i think im going to order them now. What about leaving in my other memory though for 6gb or should i just sell it.
6 gigs is useless unless you do intensive photoshop/3d rendering and such, and you'd be putting a lot of unnecessary stress on the north bridge (where the memory controller is located in intel systems.... until nehalem.) I'd say sell the ram you have now once you get the 4 gig gskill or just keep it as backup ram.
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SuperTalent is really good ram
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