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post #31 of 34
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Originally Posted by zlojack View Post
You could do that too.

There is still no tangible results that would compare the two.

I know at XS some guys are trying to get the results with two equivalent systems, Rampage X38 vs. Rampage X48 to see if there's any improvement.
The X48 is just a higher binned X38. It's like comparing DDR2-1066 to DDR2-800.
post #32 of 34
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Ok so it's upgrade time and i need to buy a new mobo and ram. I need it to last me till nehalem's mainstream so i was thinking ddr3 for futureproofing. Yes, i know ddr2's really great price to performance wise but i have to buy an SLi board anyway so why not go ddr3? I already have a quad which im going to watercool and OC so my P5B deluxe has to go. Any suggestions? I was thinking:
EVGA 790i Ultra SLi
OCZ RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227246
Yeah...that RAM has really, really bad timings for it's speed lol. DDR3 doesn't do much thus far as far as performance goes. DDR3-2000 will be cheaper by Nehalem, when things will REALLY be worth it.
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Prime example:
http://www.techpowerup.com/index.php?58066
DDR3-2000 with CL8-8-8 timings
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The X48 is just a higher binned X38. It's like comparing DDR2-1066 to DDR2-800.


Dude, I am aware of that....

You're preaching to the converted here.
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