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GSKILL 1000 or Patriot Viper 1066?

post #1 of 12
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which one is better for the X48 mobo for OCing?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220299

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231145
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post #2 of 12
Go with G.Skill
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post #3 of 12
I assume your board doesn't support 1066 speed stock? If it did then I would go with the 1066. If it doesn't and you will be working from 800, then I would go gskill.
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i would go ....patriot.. higher voltage & unless somthing has changed im not aware of the pc8000s are just rebaged 6400s that will do 1000mhz
whereas the pc8500s are probably true 1066mhz stock (correct me if wrong)

gskill are superb though HZs that is ....cant really comment on the patriots
but the heat spreders look better quality ...
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Originally Posted by skunksmash View Post
i would go ....patriot.. higher voltage & unless somthing has changed im not aware of the pc8000s are just rebaged 6400s that will do 1000mhz
whereas the pc8500s are probably true 1066mhz stock (correct me if wrong)

gskill are superb though HZs that is ....cant really comment on the patriots
but the heat spreders look better quality ...
I believe all 1066mhz sticks are just factory overclocked that are guaranteed to run at that speed.
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ahh i see ......but surly given the voltage range of the patriots & that extra 66mhz at the same timings would they not be a better bet.....
just curious ......the gskills are PQs how well do they clk
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post #7 of 12
Spent lots of money on trying different brands of ram. Go GSkill ram.
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thanks alot guys
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post #9 of 12
sorry to threadjack, but im having the same debate as well. i currently have the GSkill DDR1000 kit and was thinking of getting the DDR1066 kit:

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

since i had to run a divider to run 345x9 on my Q6600.

should i stick with my 1000 or get 1066 for 1:1?

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post #10 of 12
I'd get the Patriot, but either is a good deal.

And blazin, 1:1 would be DDR2-690 with a CPU @ 9x345.
With that as your CPU speed, i'd try to run 2:3, which is DDR2-1035.
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