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I'm probably going to sell my Corsair ValueSelect and get some new stuff that it a lot better for overclocking...but I am not sure what to get. I don't care if it's 4 x 512 or 2 x 1, just whatever performs the best and is best for overclocking. I don't want to spend more than $300.

I was looking at possibly getting two packs of this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231035

But I heard something about it not being good if you use 4 DIMMS?

idk...your opinions are wanted
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anyone?
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post #3 of 22
whats the pricve limit you want to work with and you want to oc right
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post #4 of 22
The G.SKILL in 2 x 1024Mb..here..is performing quite well but is proving to be not liking higher than 255MHz in alot of reports.

cheers

edit: having 4 x 512Mb the command rate will need to be at 2T whereas with 2 x 1024Mb you can have it in most situations at 1T
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post #5 of 22
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231021
this stuff has been ocing pretty damne good-its the samsung uccc(ive read reviews of like 270, 280

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231020
this is the stuff i have and mine is running at 2.5-3-3-6 1T @230 with 2.8vdimm
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post #6 of 22
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So if I used 4 dimms of

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231035

would it be any faster than the 2 dimms of

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231021

or should i just save the 100 bucks and get that one^?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dopin_Nuts
So if I used 4 dimms of

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231035

would it be any faster than the 2 dimms of

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231021

or should i just save the 100 bucks and get that one^?
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post #8 of 22
i couldnt see your links, but (imo) 4 sticks is really hard to oc well and theres no way ive scene on an asus to keep 1T if thats of any interest to you

my a8v can do it with the 2x1gb sticks, i personally would go with the 2x1gb myself
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post #9 of 22
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dopin_Nuts
So if I used 4 dimms of

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231035

would it be any faster than the 2 dimms of

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231021

or should i just save the 100 bucks and get that one^?
lol...sorry..i meant:

If i used 4 dimms of

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231035

would it be any faster than 2 dimms of

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231021

or vice versa?
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post #10 of 22
2x1gb is going to be fastest hands down and save the hundred bucks and buy somethin else.
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