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Originally Posted by ericeod View Post
I'm running into the same problem, DDR3 is just to much. I am currently running a P5E with 2x2Gb Ballistix DDR2 and dont know if it is even worth the swap.

It might be worth holding onto the board a few more months and seing if the DDR3 prices drop any more.

BTW, I received an email from newegg after they cancelled my fist order claiming it was OOS but that they would honor the price when it was in stock again. So I called this morning to get my board for $29.99! It has already shipped...
Highly doubtful that DDR3 will become cheap at ANY time soon.Look at how expensive DDR2 remained and for how long.The only reason prices are coming down is the advent of DDR3..
Some stunning bargains to be had still with DDR2...
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post #232 of 355
I was trying to look for DDR3 price history and it's not easy to find. But this was pretty interesting. It plots the price of a Corsair pair over the last month. Hopefully with the X48s coming out prices will drop even more, right when I'm ready to buy an Intel chip at the end of April with their price drops.
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I bought none coz no shipping here
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Well my e2160 and ddr3 is here. Gonna pop my cherry and put together my first intel rig. Wish me luck. See ya on the dark side
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post #235 of 355
my MAximus Extreme is on the way ill hit you guys with updates.
    
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post #236 of 355
What ram did you get? Sorry if you said it already, I don't feel like searching though the 4 threads there are about this. And...

Are you done yet?! Huh?! Huh?! How about now?

J/k, good luck.
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post #237 of 355
Well it took forever to get that damn stock intel cooler on. But am installing vista now and i didnt mess any settings so... I guess so far so good.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227244

This motherboard is a little bigger than my sig one. I have a mid tower case and everything is crammed into it with the 3 hhd and the 8800gt. Think Ill hold off on water cooling until I get a full tower.
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The Open Box Asus Maximus Extreme is back in stock. But...not at 29.99 more like 299.99. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813131235R
Luckily for me, Newegg promised me that they would match the original price that my canceled order was at, which just so happens to be $29.99
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Hmm would I notice a vista install time difference from my 2.4 amd 5200+ to my 1.8 intel e2140?
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post #240 of 355
Not really, at those clock speeds they should perform roughly the same.
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