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post #11 of 18
I would agree with everyone else as well.
I myself was running 2gig with my 6800GT and all runs well on high settings
I would be a great increase in performance.
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post #12 of 18
yes get the other stick. you will notice a difference in BF2 running 2x1024.
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post #13 of 18
One point. Make sure that you buy a 1GB stick that is the same revision. Memory manufacturers are constantly switching things around. It might have only been two months ago when you got your first 1GB, but they could have had two revisions since then.

Worse case scenario they switched the chip supplier. For example if your first stick had Samsung TCCD that likes voltages around 2.8, and your second stick had Winbond UTT/BH-5 that likes voltages around 3.2. You would be totally screwed trying to get the timings and voltages right, and you could possibly see a decreased efficiency.

So take the time to ensure that the memory is of the same revision. I think G.Skill is typically TCCD and UCCC,which like similar voltages, but you never know.
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post #14 of 18
2gig or go home.
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Originally Posted by euphoricmix
One point. Make sure that you buy a 1GB stick that is the same revision. Memory manufacturers are constantly switching things around. It might have only been two months ago when you got your first 1GB, but they could have had two revisions since then.

Worse case scenario they switched the chip supplier. For example if your first stick had Samsung TCCD that likes voltages around 2.8, and your second stick had Winbond UTT/BH-5 that likes voltages around 3.2. You would be totally screwed trying to get the timings and voltages right, and you could possibly see a decreased efficiency.

So take the time to ensure that the memory is of the same revision. I think G.Skill is typically TCCD and UCCC,which like similar voltages, but you never know.
Thanks! I hope it will be the same because I just purchased it about a week ago. If not do I try to RMA one of them?
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post #16 of 18
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Of course now newegg is out of stock. CRAP!... anyone know another place to get the Gskill extreme zx series 1gb stick?
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post #17 of 18
No other online retailer seems to even have G.Skill memory. You can find it on eBay for a price. If I were you I would just wait patiently until Newegg gets it in stock.

Since you bought it a week ago you should not have a problem. I would see if Newegg would be willing to verify that it has the same chips as yours before you order it. Be easier then having to RMA.
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post #18 of 18
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Well I emailed the egg about this yesterday to see if they had an ETA of restocking.. They appoligized and said it was in stock the whole time but something was wrong with their system. So I ordered this morning. We will see next week I guess then. I may wait until I get my 6800gs since I sent the 6600gt for the step up and only have my radeon 9550 in right now.
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