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Yes I sort of bought the light blue turquoise 1066s, I didn't read all of these comments because i was away. Thx for the help guys.
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that ram is great i have it and there isn't a noticeable difference between this and the step up.
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post #33 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Yes they are fine but http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231145 is a much better deal. 66Mhz isn't noticable.
But the 1066 kit has a 8 layer PCB where the 1000 kit has a 6 layer. Therefore, the 1066 kit an OC farther than the 1000 kit.
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post #34 of 42
Good stuff Battlefront, I doubt you'll regret it.

I'm disappointed today as I found one of my sticks is defective and has errors in Memtest86+ at any speed... RMA time for me.
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post #35 of 42
OMG!!! The PC2 8000 (DDR2 1000) just went up $50 overnight!!! I ordered a new router last night from NewEgg and was going to put the RAM on there too but I figured "Nah, I don't have my new mobo yet and I still have to order Vista 64, so I will wait awhile before I get it." They were $99.99 last night, now it is $149.99!!!! CRAP!!

The PC2 8000 (DDR2 1000) and PC2 8500 (DDR2 8500) are the same price! I am so mad at myself for not ordering the DDR2 1000 last night!!!!
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post #37 of 42
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Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820231145

Those are the modules you want. I would not get the light blue ones: trouble. The ones I link rock.
Thank you, just made me relax a bit as to if the set i've been sporting will hold up, if it gets your approval, it gets my final one as well!
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post #38 of 42
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Hi guys just got them and they seem to be working great. I ran 3d mark 06 and they increased my score 50 points...is this normal?
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post #39 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Yes they are fine but http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231145 is a much better deal. 66Mhz isn't noticable.
In 3dmark06 i noticed a 200 point impact with my 66mhz increase.
post #40 of 42
How are they doing Battlefront?

Any Oc?
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