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Aren't they just PK's with a new heatsink? They are only £1 more than the PC8500 2x2GB PK's over here in the uk which would make me think they offer nothing new.
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post #12 of 23
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Originally Posted by TrAncE XD View Post
LOL.... so the only difference is the heatspreader? Wow, what a rip off...
Did you look at the difference in the thermals...pretty significant

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Originally Posted by Kingdavid216 View Post
ahh i see, so what if you just have another source of memory cooling? no difference...hmm, thanks for the info man
See end of OP (Non-Pis and OCZ ramCooler

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Originally Posted by NCspecV81 View Post
I would pay 20 more for just black pcb instead of the Mead notebooks glued to em. Green pcb ram is like buying a green pcb motherboard now, YUCK!
OK, then, just pick up the all Black Dominators! they're the same price, and come with a fankit.
As I posted, I got the non-Pi set and an OCZ XTC RAMfan (Which I'll probably paint Black)
Either way, you won't even be able to see the PCB color with either fan kit installed.
Cheers Lads
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ncspec I a ctually kind of like old school green.
sure it's not as flashy or great and yes I prefer black but still I do like the oldschool green
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Mmmmm... pi.
 
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Most people are getting the same performance out of G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1000
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Did you look at the difference in the thermals...pretty significant

See end of OP (Non-Pis and OCZ ramCooler


OK, then, just pick up the all Black Dominators! they're the same price, and come with a fankit.
As I posted, I got the non-Pi set and an OCZ XTC RAMfan (Which I'll probably paint Black)
Either way, you won't even be able to see the PCB color with either fan kit installed.
Cheers Lads

Yes, I saw the heat difference.


However, if you look at reviews and other stuff, heat barely affects RAM. The heatspreaders wouldn't even achieve more than a 1% performance difference.
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ncspec I a ctually kind of like old school green.
sure it's not as flashy or great and yes I prefer black but still I do like the oldschool green
Me too Plus, those huge fins wouldn't clear my HSF I'll stick to my red heatspreaders. Of course, I could always make a mount for one of my Vantec Tornados to cool the ram
    
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Those look really stupid imo.
ya i dont like the look much either. Does anyone know how these dimms overclock????
    
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Yes, I saw the heat difference.

However, if you look at reviews and other stuff, heat barely affects RAM. The heatspreaders wouldn't even achieve more than a 1% performance difference.
QFT, nothing more than a sales gimmick.
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