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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145197

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231166

both of them are same price with rebate which one is betteR?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148183

just came out
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what chips are in those ballistix?
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post #5 of 19
do you want to wait for the rebate or not, thats where it is at for me, both are good company's. i have a pair of G.skill ddr2 1000 and they are just great. no complaints.

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Originally Posted by l241.ph View Post
what chips are in those ballistix?
I dont know for sure, but I would guess they are the same as the single sided 2x1Gb sets, which are the "Hockey" D9NHL ICs.
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post #7 of 19
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which one going to overclock more between this 3?
crucial 2x2 4gb kit 6400
Crosair Domintor 2x2 4gb kit 8500
G.skill 2x2 4gb kit 8500
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I'm in the same boat i'm returning my ocz for one of those, hope we can get an expert to tell us.
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post #9 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by gt12345 View Post
which one going to overclock more between this 3?
crucial 2x2 4gb kit 6400
Crosair Domintor 2x2 4gb kit 8500
G.skill 2x2 4gb kit 8500
Assuming the Ballistix have the crappy ICs (the ones found on the single sided 1GB DDR2-800) I wouldn't get the Ballistix.
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post #10 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by gt12345 View Post
which one going to overclock more between this 3?
crucial 2x2 4gb kit 6400
Crosair Domintor 2x2 4gb kit 8500
G.skill 2x2 4gb kit 8500
I would say probably the Corsair Dominator cause its PC8500 and 2.1v... but it has 5-5-5-15 timings. The Ballistix might be able to approach 1066 at those timings, but the Dominator is still probably better/more stable. The Crucial Ballistix is the best buy for the money though. I wish those 2x2gb kits were out when I built my system.
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