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post #1 of 21
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I'm Planning my First ever built rig and i want to get some good ram but not really expensive

so i would like to know of this is any good
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220006

also is it compatible with a DFI Lanparty sli-dr
post #2 of 21
if your planning on oc'ing id get a brand like OCZ or g.skill. taht memory has a great cas latency (2), but i wouldnt buy patriot. not that theirs something wrong with patriot i just think until they really come out as a top notch memory dealer you should invest in something else.
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post #3 of 21
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ok well how bout this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148007

but idk if it compatible with the DFI sli-dr
post #4 of 21
that looks like great oc'ing ram, but i dont know anything about DFI. i would goto the DFI page and read the manual on the mobo. usually they have a list of vendors. i dont see it not working, as long as its a fauirly new mobo it should be good. my memory doesnt work on nforce2 motherboards but it works well on my nforce4
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post #5 of 21
if you want 1gb you should get some bh5 as the dfi board can supply lots of volgage adn bh5 can clock fairly high while keeping tight 2-2-2-x timings.

although, if you're just building a system now you should really consider getting 2gb of ram
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post #6 of 21
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What about this Ram is OCZ
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227220

Still idk if its compatible with DFI
post #7 of 21
do like i did and skimp on the processor, maybe a 3200 or 3000, and spend good money on memory
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post #8 of 21
The only hassle I have had with ram on my DFI Lanparty NF4 board is some Hynix IC's, it was not happy at all. Generally the ram that you buy will be OK as long as you use the BIOS that suits and also put the ram in the correct slots. It makes all the difference. DFI seem ot have a bad rap for not enjoying some ram but it isnt all that bad.
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post #9 of 21
never heard of hynix
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post #10 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by lessthanjake1241
never heard of hynix
Hynix is not the RAM brand but the vendors that supply the IC's (the individual chips) to make up the modules.
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