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  • 53% (29)
    G.Skill
  • 3% (2)
    Corsair
  • 9% (5)
    OCZ
  • 1% (1)
    Mushkin
  • 3% (2)
    Geil
  • 27% (15)
    Crucial
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post #11 of 41
Thread Starter 
How come G.Skills are so very popular around here?
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post #12 of 41
Because G.Skill is pretty darn good RAM

But then again, so is Crucial, and I liked their RMA process better (yep, I've blown both G.Skill and Crucial...more than once.. LOL)
    
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post #13 of 41
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Originally Posted by Vitaminx View Post
How come G.Skills are so very popular around here?
I can't speak for everyone here, just from my own experiences... So far, they've delivered the best bang for the buck, and over the last few years (& more purchases than the wife will ever know), I've never gotten bad sticks from them, always had at least halfways decent overclocking potential, and the one time I had to do an RMA (due to chipset probs, not the RAM), they still gave me great cust. service & a no problem exchange for RAM that did work with the screwy chipset. Not many companies I know of that would do anything close to that.
    
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post #14 of 41
For a home gaming rig, cpu multiplier, fsb range and motherboard all play a big part in chosing. I'd look at PC8500 vs. PC6400.
My pick for PC6400 goes to GSkill (prefer the HZ's more), second place to Crucial Ballistix.
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post #15 of 41
Thread Starter 
Hey chozart what kind of mushkin ram you running?
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post #16 of 41
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So the G.Skill 1000mhz is the better guy here is what i'm getting after reading that.
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post #17 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vitaminx View Post
I figure the 800mhz ones will be the safer bet because they arent factory overclocked. Not saying thats a bad thing. Also i hear you can't tell much a difference. if any.
The 800 MHz RAM with 4-4-4-12 timings is likely the same as 1000 MHz with 5-5-5-15 timings. Alot of the time the 800 MHz ones are sold cheaper though, but like reberto's link pointed out for the 2x2 G.Skills they cost the same.
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post #18 of 41
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Originally Posted by Vitaminx View Post
So the G.Skill 1000mhz is the better guy here is what i'm getting after reading that.
For what basically amounts to the same price, you get a 25% jump in memory speed with no downside.... umm, yeah, I'd say the 1000Mhz memory is the better bet.
    
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post #19 of 41
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Originally Posted by sudo pudge View Post
The 800 MHz RAM with 4-4-4-12 timings is likely the same as 1000 MHz with 5-5-5-15 timings. Alot of the time the 800 MHz ones are sold cheaper though, but like reberto's link pointed out for the 2x2 G.Skills they cost the same.


In my experience with Core2's, be they Quads or Duals Cores, they're far less sensitive to latencies than they are to all out bandwidth. I've run my rig both ways, and the 1000Mhz@5-5-5-15 won out everytime against 800Mhz@4-4-4-12. YMMV, but I doubt by much.
    
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post #20 of 41
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Well, what I'm getting at is G.Skill pretty much is the best lol.
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