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Originally Posted by Sasquatch in Space View Post
Go with the G.Skill PI(though G.Skill tends to bin pretty tight and you more or less get what you pay for) or you mite want to consider Muskin XPs.Muskin has really bin kick'n it here lately and everone that ownes these swears by them.
Yea i read about the PI not going too much more than its rated speed and I have some myself to know that it doesn't.

I have look at muskin before and no doubt its great but the price is quite high for a 4 gig kit. I was originally thinking OCZ since it had very good ratings and quite cheap at the moment.
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I'd say don't go with Corsair XMS2 for sure if you have overclock in mind. (or maybe mine are just terrible)
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post #13 of 32
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Yea i read about the PI not going too much more than its rated speed and I have some myself to know that it doesn't.

I have look at muskin before and no doubt its great but the price is quite high for a 4 gig kit. I was originally thinking OCZ since it had very good ratings and quite cheap at the moment.
Don't know where you live, but besides the PI PC8800 you could consider the Crucial Ballistix with the red coloured heatspreaders. Also, the PI 8800 and 9600 use different IC's then the PI 8000/8500.
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post #14 of 32
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What about the Crucial Ballistix Tracers? I heard they were very good ram especially for OCing. Plus, more lights in case only makes my e-pen0r get bigger right?

Wow I typed same time as you Acoma.

I live in california so newegg is an option. Browsing it now infact.
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post #15 of 32
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I'd say don't go with Corsair XMS2 for sure if you have overclock in mind. (or maybe mine are just terrible)
I've had mine running at 1ghz for 2yeards on my old setup and they were 800mhz when I bought them. I'd recommend them with DHX.
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If there is one set I would not suggest, it would be the XMS2. Like buying overpriced valueram. And yeah, there are a lot of valueram sets that can do 1000
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post #17 of 32
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What about the Crucial Ballistix Tracers? I heard they were very good ram especially for OCing. Plus, more lights in case only makes my e-pen0r get bigger right?

Wow I typed same time as you Acoma.

I live in california so newegg is an option. Browsing it now infact.
Crucial fell on their face when they changed ICs and whent to single sided.I don't know if they've picked theirselves back up but they were the bomb awhile back.I own a pair of single and double sided Tracers and the double sided is deffinatly the bomb(1066MHz rated and I've benched them stable at 1200MHz+)
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post #18 of 32
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Crucial fell on their face when they changed ICs and whent to single sided.I don't know if they've picked theirselves back up but they were the bomb awhile back.I own a pair of single and double sided Tracers and the double sided is deffinatly the bomb(1066MHz rated and I've benched them stable at 1200MHz+)
Crucial is using new D9's in their sets with the red heatspreaders, that's why I specifically mentioned the color of the heatspreader

The 2x2GB set with the yellow heatspreader is a poor performer indeed. 2x1GB was awesome stuff...
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post #19 of 32
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I can't seem to find those Crucials that have red heatspreaders on newegg. Is there a link you have?
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I can't seem to find those Crucials that have red heatspreaders on newegg. Is there a link you have?


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148216
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