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post #21 of 37
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Alright, I'm gonna buy this today or tommorrow most likely, so back to the top.
Changed the ram to this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148076
only a couple bucks more.
And I took out the AS5, because i won't be using it with the stock cooler. I'll just buy it along with a heatsink whenever i get one.

I also have one more question. I see the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...8082&Tpk=ep35c
in the marketplace for 95, exactly what i'm paying for the DS3L.
Is the extra feature(s) worth buying used and seperatly?
The only difference I can find is that the DS3R can support ddr3...

Again, any and all comments are welcomed.
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post #22 of 37
The ds3r supports raid and both ddr2 and ddr3 memory, the ds3l only supports ddr2 and no raid me thinks
    
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post #23 of 37
- Don't get Crucial at the moment. The current sticks are single sided, and have a high failure rate. A bad choice.

- I don't like 'Hybrid' boards one bit. I'd stick with the DS3L.
    
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post #24 of 37
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Any other suggestions for ram under 35 bucks?
I have looked through them many times on Newegg and thats the best deal I could find.
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post #25 of 37
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Alright, I looked through and found a couple sets of ram that look good, here they are:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220144
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227124
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145034
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145175
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227139
And maybe this, if they're really worth the extra couple bucks.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146673

Please respond, I am planning on ordering today and need input!
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post #26 of 37
From that list, I'd either pic the Patriot, OCZ Plat. Rev. 2 (I've two kits and they treat me well... a decent overclocker, although not the very best, but rock solid and durable), or the Mushkin.
    
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post #27 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
From that list, I'd either pic the Patriot, OCZ Plat. Rev. 2 (I've two kits and they treat me well... a decent overclocker, although not the very best, but rock solid and durable), or the Mushkin.
I have that OCZ ram and I haven't OC'd it yet it worked great for me so far. One thing on OCZ, if you get them jump on the rebate right away as the expire quickly. I missed my rebate sadly
     
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post #28 of 37
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How easy would it be to resell the 3dmark08 vantage that comes with the mushkin and how much do you think i could get for it?
Right now I'm probably going to get the Patriot, unless I can resell the software for a significant amount.
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post #29 of 37
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Originally Posted by froggger View Post
How easy would it be to resell the 3dmark08 vantage that comes with the mushkin and how much do you think i could get for it?
Right now I'm probably going to get the Patriot, unless I can resell the software for a significant amount.
I would say 20 buck shipped, you can download it for 19.95 from future mark.
http://www.futuremark.com/download/3dmarkvantage/
     
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post #30 of 37
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Alright, I'm just gonna go with the patriot most likely.
Will most likely be ordering tonight, but i will be checking this thread, so feel free to comment.
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