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i was wondering if this
ram was any good for overclocking? would i be able to get a 3700+ SD to 2.8-2.9 or even 3GHz on sufficient cooling and mobo with this ram?

is this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145450
or this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220037
or this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148007
better? (for the money, which is best value
    
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Try the edit button
The Ballistix is by far the best choice of the 3!
If you get a good set they may hit 10x270 @ Cas 2.5-3-4-6 @ 2.9v but that high is of course depandant on the MBs ability to manage the tweeks.

DONT BUMP so fast!!!

EDIT
BTW... The XMS is the best for the price to value ratio!
    
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thanx...thats what i thought as well, especially with the rebate pushing the XMS down to 78 bucks, its the best deal...ill get that, how far can that go?
MOBO:Epox EP-9NA3ULTRA
CPU goal: AMD 3700+ SD to 2.9
ADEQUATE COOLING (dont worry bout that i got that covered)

sorry bout that edit and bump stuff...
    
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what is the max vdimm your board can supply?
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not sure, havent purchased yet so looking online, says"supports 2.5v" but im sure thats not max.... what is?
    
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you can find out what the max voltages your mobo can supply in the BIOS.


the corsair 3200C2 will go to about 250Mhz w/ relaxed timings... 3-3-3-8 which really isn't that great
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you can find out what the max voltages your mobo can supply in the BIOS.
this was in my post right before this:
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not sure, havent purchased yet so looking online, says"supports 2.5v" but im sure thats not max.... what is?
but thanks for helping, so u dont think that XMS is very good? hmmm... i thought it was
    
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well if your board can supply the voltage then take a look at these
they can do 250-265 @ 2-2-2-5 but need 3.3 to 3.5 volts. thats way I had asked. The Ballistix were the best out of the three you listed IMO
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Originally Posted by amd_hardsoftware
this was in my post right before this:


but thanks for helping, so u dont think that XMS is very good? hmmm... i thought it was

sorry, I missed that post

if this is the mobo you are getting you can download the manual from the website and take a look:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813123258

I'm not sure what the max is, but 2.5 is probably not the max. My guess would be that it would have 2.8 or 3.0v as max. maybe 3.3v if you're lucky, but most motherboards don't supply over 3.0v to the RAM (except for DFI)\\

And as far as XMS... I have some and I've had more problems w/ it than it's worth. I've had to RMA it at least 3 times and I've had bad experience w/ Corsair's customer support.
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well if your board can supply the voltage then take a look at these
they can do 250-265 @ 2-2-2-5 but need 3.3 to 3.5 volts. thats way I had asked. The Ballistix were the best out of the three you listed IMO
how much do you use on your OC...cause u got same CPU and my goal OC speed; whats your multi and fsb @, are u in 1:1 ratio? and what voltage do u use on your OC? how much is ur ram @? 500?
    
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