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I was looking at these: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...al%2bballistix

And at their new price, which is $10 lower than a few days ago, it's looking pretty good.

I kinda wanted to get the new 4GB modules from G.Skill, since then I could go 2x4GB, or even 4x4GB! However, I would be sacrificing some speed for that much capacity, since they don't have very good timings. I could also do 4x2GB, but I don't like going with more than 2 sticks either.

Anyways, I await your suggestions.
    
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The linked Crucial set is PWN

Best set in my eyes
    
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I have 4 sticks of these, can't go wrong with them. PC-8000; so they should run at 4-4-4-12 @ 800Mhz.
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This is a review of the OCZ Reaper 8500 1066 2x2 Kit plus it tells a lot about other competitive brands of 2x2 ram. Hope this helps you out.

http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...aper_hpc_1066/
    
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I had a question about 4 gig kits too. Got a Gigabyte Ga-650I SLI model DS4L mobo, thinkin of going either:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231148

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146726

Had issues with a 4 gig set of OCZ titaniums, ended up RMAing them once we figured they were both dead. Though about a corsair set with the same specs, but it's $135. Suggestions?
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I have 4 sticks of these, can't go wrong with them. PC-8000; so they should run at 4-4-4-12 @ 800Mhz.
Thanks, I didn't see those. Rep+
    
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This is a review of the OCZ Reaper 8500 1066 2x2 Kit plus it tells a lot about other competitive brands of 2x2 ram. Hope this helps you out.

http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...aper_hpc_1066/
Thanks, I'll take a look at that. Rep+
    
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post #8 of 22
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Originally Posted by Sabis View Post
I had a question about 4 gig kits too. Got a Gigabyte Ga-650I SLI model DS4L mobo, thinkin of going either:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231148

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146726

Had issues with a 4 gig set of OCZ titaniums, ended up RMAing them once we figured they were both dead. Though about a corsair set with the same specs, but it's $135. Suggestions?
I know that the G.Skill sets are quite compatible with the 650i SLI chipsets. I've used them in quite a few different builds for clients. Great RAM for the money
post #9 of 22
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Originally Posted by XFreeRollerX View Post
The linked Crucial set is PWN

Best set in my eyes
How is having 4 sticks working for you? What voltage and settings are you running them at (stable )?
    
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post #10 of 22
Read that the G.Skill had issues with my mobo in the reviews, fluke or is my mobo crappy?
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