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Time For the RAM.......I have the E8400 and the GIGABYTE GA-EX38-DS4 LGA 775 Intel X38 ATX Intel Motherboard, Now I have a problem I do not know which Ram to get I want it at least 4Gigs. So which one should I get. Someone told me that this this one would be good.... G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1000 (PC2 8000) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8000CL5D- so what do you think......
Edited by OT Casper - 6/9/08 at 1:08am
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Go for it, you have 64-bit Vista. You can use all 4GB.
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So is that choice of Ram a good one
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Generally 2Gb sticks don't OC that well compared to 1GB sticks... Stay away from crucials, they don't like the X38's from what I've heard... Here's a good kit:

Kingston HyperX 4GB (4 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Quad Kit Desktop Memory $119.99

They have Elpida CM's and are quite good. Ravin has these and is running them at settings: 4x1G Elpida E5108AJBG 8E 1128MHz 4-5-5-15 PL6 2.1V
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Those G.Skill are not bad, you can also consider this G.Skill, the are 1066

http://www.gskill.us/166.pdf


or those 4x1 Kingston, read this thread

http://www.overclock.net/intel-memor...c8500-ftw.html


or OZC Reaper HPC 2x2 1066 they seems to do ~1150 also, you can read about them here.

http://www.virtual-hideout.net/revie...GB/index.shtml
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