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post #1 of 24
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I'm after 4GB of 800MHz RAM;
  • Cheap
  • Reliable
  • Have Overclock-ability
  • From the UK - With Link

Would it be better having two x 2GB sticks, or four x 1GB sticks?
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post #2 of 24
2x2 is going to be better, less work for the northbridge memory controller.

I don't feel as if I know enough about the best OCing ram to recommend you a set but I know Ballistix get a lot of thumbs up. Look at Crucial, GSkill & OCZ sets, they are all great companies.
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post #3 of 24
Thread Starter 
Ok sure, thanks for that, I guess it gives me room to add more too!
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post #5 of 24
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Are they really cheap though, the Reaper stuff costs like £100 here.

I'm from the UK

So, erm, Can you take a look at these links?

www.ebuyer.com

www.overclockers.co.uk

to work out what it'd be in $'s, just double it

EDIT: This seems good for the price?
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=8&subcat=813
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post #6 of 24
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post #7 of 24
if you have the links and the name of the ram, just do a search on their sites for yourself
(sheesh, don't be lazy )

I have heard that the crucial ballistix are good, but you would have to do 4x1gb which is not so good. This guy here loves his new reaperX
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post #8 of 24
For overclockability, 2x2. G-Skill HZs are hi-end and hi-price. Ballistix or XMS2s would be sufficient though.
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post #9 of 24
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Haha! I was just asking if the OCZ RAM I linked to was good

That looks like awesome RAM, I bet it's exensive though!
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post #10 of 24
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=8&subcat=813

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=8&subcat=813

I suggest the second one, the G.Skill one.

The ones you chose are alright.
    
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