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post #1 of 23
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Is there really a big difference between these 2 sets of RAM. I've heard that you really can't tell a difference past 800MHz. (Plus isnt the non overclocked version more stable)?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231122

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231145
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post #2 of 23
same dimms

A member supposedly emailed g.skill and they said it was the same chips. Thats why I bought the 800 mhz version
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Oh. Hows that working out for you? Seems like this site rates them as the best memory manufacturer.
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post #4 of 23
In 32 bit XP Pro its not a big improvement

BUT in Vista Business 64 bit its a phenomenal difference (and my G.Skill HZ's 2x1 gig kit costs the same as 4 x 2 gig PQ's)
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Oh hey, did you ever use 4 gb on vista? if so was there a big difference going from 4gb to 8gb. I'm tempted to buy 8gb of that g.skill but only if its a worthy upgrade.
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post #6 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vitaminx View Post
Oh hey, did you ever use 4 gb on vista? if so was there a big difference going from 4gb to 8gb. I'm tempted to buy 8gb of that g.skill but only if its a worthy upgrade.
Alas I am of no help since I went from 2 gigs of G.Skill HZ (4-4-4-8 timings) to 8 gigs of G.Skill PQ (5-5-5-15 timings)

I can tell a ungodly amount of improvement from 2 to 8, but I skipped the 4 so i'm of no help.
post #7 of 23
They are probably the exact same thing. They basically put more voltage in the 1000's, 1.8v-1.9v VS 2.0V - 2.1V
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Yea should be insane for me as well. Only running 1gb currently at 533mhz i believe
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post #9 of 23
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They are probably the exact same thing. They basically put more voltage in the 1000's, 1.8v-1.9v VS 2.0V - 2.1V
What exactly does the voltage mean? Lower the more stable, higher for overclocking? That seems like what it is.
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post #10 of 23
i have 2GB gskill HZ pc8000 & 2GB gskill HZ pc6400 & they both read the same in cpuz the ONLY difference is the 8000s are rated up to 2.3v & the 6400s are only rated up to 2.1v
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