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help please ive seen a lot of questions and a lot of people recommend the gskill 2x1g its a nice price anyway this is part of the crapola i have in my system which i know is severaly limiting my performance http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820211131 im lookin for a replacement right now my other ram is some xerox pc 3200 not to sure how good it really truely is.. but im willin to dump that and the 2 gigs of the pc2700 stuff for 2 gigs of some good pure raw power.. so anyone have anything they might recomend other then the gskill stuff thats some what affordable say 200 or less please and thanks
    
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post #2 of 13
ok ocz platinum will kill
2x1g 2-3-2-5 timings
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227210

also good gskils
2-3-2-5 timings
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231032

link for all if em
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&ATTR6=&ATTR7=
but those two are really good for your price range
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post #3 of 13
The G.Skill DDR500 is great RAM, nice low price, and tends to overclock well. It would be a good choice.
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btw your sig is depressing
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Or for the less rich people...
G.skill, 40 bucks cheaper, almost equal performance.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231047
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post #6 of 13
its all about the best timings for under 200 man
those are good
but the OCZ and other gskils come to about that after rebates
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post #7 of 13
I jsut sold my 2x1GB OCZ Plat. and they were awesome, but limited my OC

I have a set of the G.Skill DDR500's on the way and hopefully I wont have problems. So far I've been very lucky that nothing has gone wrong with compatability. People said the OCZ's would run but mine did perfectly so hopefully these will too.

If the G.Skill's will work in your computer and you expect to OC the RAM further than 250Mhz then get them, if not, go with the OCZ since they are the fastest stock DDR400 sets
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Namrac
The G.Skill DDR500 is great RAM, nice low price, and tends to overclock well. It would be a good choice.
Gotta agree. The Gskill PC4000 2x1gb set is awesome, should get to at least 275 at 2.8V 3-4-4-8.
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post #9 of 13
DDR500 would be best, prolly get a good overclock out of it as well

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220009

Good RAM right there ^^
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O, sry, didnt see the 200$ or less line at the end.
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