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I am currently looking at getting 4 gigs of DDR2/1066 ram. The problem is, I need to find the best 1 gig sticks to buy while under 35 bucks per gig (70 for 2 x 1 GB pack). I currently found two models of the ram.

Kingston HyperX 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500)

I personally trust Kingston. They have been in fact the only company I have bought ram from. All of my ram from them has been trustworthy and great.

Patriot Viper 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500)

I have heard great things about Patriot. But I am not sure if I can put my trust into them fully.


If you feel you know of better ram than these, please do post them. If you feel one of these are the greatest, then post which one.

Thank You,
SchmoSalt
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Crucial Ballistix PC2-8500
Crucial Ballistix PC2-8500 <~~ Your Newegg site... I wish they delivered to Canada


It "was" at 70$ not too long ago, and its a sweet set of ram. I'm running 4 Gigs now and have had 0 issues with it.
 
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If you don't mind upping your budget, I'd recommend the 2x2GB DDR2-1000 kit from G.Skill. 4GB that can hit 1066 easily.

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If you don't mind upping your budget, I'd recommend the 2x2GB DDR2-1000 kit from G.Skill. 4GB that can hit 1066 easily.

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What is the benefit of having two sticks over four? From what I understand, having more sticks gives you more bandwidth. I am aiming for a minimum of 1066. The ram sticks I supplied were both 1066.
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