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Check specs below.

I need some new RAM, and after looking in my BIOS, I found out I can only push up to a freq of 250 and voltage of 2.9. I was looking at the OCZ gold rev 2 because it's already at ddr500, which would mean I wouldn't have to OC the freq but just tighten the timings...I think, I haven't been able to read too much about RAM ocing yet. But what are some other brands/models I should consider?

Edit\\\\ Should I get 2 gig at loose timings or 1 gig at tight timings? and should I get tight timings with less freq or loose timings at higher freq?
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G.skill HZ
gskill zx

bot are very good...and that ocz is awesome memory as well
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fiendofmine
tsk tsk, should have went dual core.
why does everyone say u should have gone dual core if the person has an opty or 3700, or if they got a dual core they say" u should have got a 3700.... i mean he has what he has, he has his own resons for getting it, so maybe you should just answer his question instead of just burnin him........
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Thanks pbasil1 for both comments, I was away and didn't have a chance to defend myself.

Anyway, back on topic, just so you know...the two links are exactly the same, heh. But that brings up another question, would 2 gig at looser timings be better than 1 gig at tight timings (i.e. 2 gig at 3-4-4 or 2-3-3 vs 1 gig at 2-2-2)?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kevin_tsoi2000
Thanks pbasil1 for both comments, I was away and didn't have a chance to defend myself.

Anyway, back on topic, just so you know...the two links are exactly the same, heh. But that brings up another question, would 2 gig at looser timings be better than 1 gig at tight timings (i.e. 2 gig at 3-4-4 or 2-3-3 vs 1 gig at 2-2-2)?
What is going to be the main use of the Computer?
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Gaming, such as CoD2 and UT or quake.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kevin_tsoi2000
Gaming, such as CoD2 and UT or quake.
Budget?
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Below 200, the lower the better kinda, I'm really short on cash right now.
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I little over Budget but $40 mail in rebate OCZ 2gb Platinum

And 2 different G.Skill F1-3200PHU2-2GBNS Not the best over clocker but good price, F1-4000USU2-2GBHZ will get you to 250Mhz 1:1 ratio. and yes these are the ones the pbasil linked you to...LoL

I'll edit this post with some 1gb low lat recommendations in a bit...
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OCZ the new G Skill? lol, you're ocz link went to a g. skill ebay selling. Thanks for the major help loki, reps man.
But, still no one has said is 2gig loose timings or 1 gig tight timings better or freq vs timings. lol, still reps loki, but rep to other ppl for answer this question.
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