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4Gigs of OCZ ram worth it?

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I'm thinking of doubling my ram, and i saw this ocz SLI ram

is it a good price for good ram? or is that ram not even worth it at $104.99-$35.00 MIR?

I just want 4 gigs of ram, and i prefer 2x2g not 4x1

i'll also take any reccommendations on ram, if anyone could point me in the right direction.

thanks
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That same kit can be had @ newegg right now for $64+free shipping (after a $30 MIR)

I have the 2x1GB kit of the same ram, and I would say that they're decent... fairly average run of the mill... but people shouldn't expect more than that without spending extra...

Also, seeing as though you're running Vista... you'll probably notice a boost... Lastly, any real reasoning for the 2x2GB instead of just purchasing another 2x1GB kit?
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The 2x2 kit would be a good thing. 2x2 allows you to save slots, or have a total of 4 gigs if you have only 2 slots. Newegg would probably be the cheapest if you have budget. Newegg usually has good deals on OCZ ram. OCZ ram is well worth it, especially the gold and platinum series as it has good timings, another brand to look at is Corsair, but they are typically more expensive.
    
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The 2x2 kits are easier on the boards, less stress. The Gskill kits o/c very well,and I haven't heard any bad comments about them. I would suggest this ram.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231145

Alot of members (including myself) have this ram, and are very happy with it.
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Also, seeing as though you're running Vista... you'll probably notice a boost... Lastly, any real reasoning for the 2x2GB instead of just purchasing another 2x1GB kit?
I want to save slots, and i don't want to mix brands. Also, i'm planning on building a media server soon, so i'm just going to use the 2x1 kit i already have for that. Plus if i decide to move to a 64-bit os, i wil be able to dump more ram into it

As far as budget goes, i don't really care. I'd rather not pay gobs of money, but i don't want to buy crap either.
    
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You should be good with what you are looking at. OCZ is worth it, I use the Gold series kit of 2x2 and love it, so it should be fine, and the higher end OCZs come with great heat spreaders.
    
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