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Which would be better ram to get? Im looking at getting one of these: http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...98&cid=RAM.178
http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...82&cid=RAM.178

Just wondering which would be the better pair to get?

Thanks
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anyone?
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post #3 of 21
the corsair is better, but not worth the extra cost. Go with the OCZ...
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Originally Posted by pauldovi
the corsair is better, but not worth the extra cost. Go with the OCZ...
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should I see any performance increase from going from 1gb of ram to 2gb? really there isn't many games that will use 2gb of ram with the exception of bf2 and fear maybe..
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post #6 of 21
Yeah, as long as it isn't any problem to get the 2GB (not enough RAM slots, price etc.) 2GB is certainly beneficial even if you don't play F.E.A.R. and BF2 and other memory hungry games, you can certainly run a smaller page file or even no pagefile at all.
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post #7 of 21
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Remonster
Yeah, as long as it isn't any problem to get the 2GB (not enough RAM slots, price etc.) 2GB is certainly beneficial even if you don't play F.E.A.R. and BF2 and other memory hungry games, you can certainly run a smaller page file or even no pagefile at all.
price isn't really a problem and I've got 2 open slots with 2 used up already so should be good..thanks
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post #8 of 21
The higher end OCZ beats the XMS hands down. Wait..... even the value OCZ beats the XMS.
post #9 of 21
Corsair ram tears up ocz the cas times are quicker and the ram is more reliable;
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That is why I bought the Corsair Twinx2048-3200c2-2GB (2*1GB cmx1024-3200cs DRR400 1024MB CAS LATENCY (2-3-3-6)
You can see a big improvement with buying 2 GB instead of 1 GB; also if you can afford it.
Great for multitasking

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