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what Ram would work very well with Asus A8N-E, and an opty' 144 ?

links would help....thanks in advance
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Name your budget and capacity.
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600gbp for my first build already got monitor
so say around 70-90GBP for 1GB of RAM preferably 2x512's

Any suggestions?
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The corsair value that I had worked good. It clocked to 238mhz and was stable with 3,3,3,5 1T timings (2x1GB). So if you are value concious those would be the ones. The OCZ gold DDR500 I have now are great and they seem to have a little headroom left with below stock timings. I am sure the 2x512 modules of either brand will do well in that motherboard.
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post #5 of 11
OCZ is some picky ****.

Corsair on all levels, never had a deployment issue.
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by satansmurf
OCZ is some picky ****.

Corsair on all levels, never had a deployment issue.
Well i will have to agree as I have heard some serious Problems with OCZ and have experienced it with a mate as some boards just hate the stuff.
post #7 of 11
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Im not familiar with Ram Timings,

thanks anyways for the tips guys! Great help

What do these timings actually mean the higher the stock timings the better?

Forgive me in a newbie!!!
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OCZ premium 3200/400 I used this on the same board with very good results www.scan.co.uk
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post #9 of 11
The lower (numerically), the better for timings and if you get get a 1T command rate with really low timings that is prefered. As far as other motherboards and OCZ compatability, I couldn't give an opinion but with my motherboard (A8N-E) the OCZ works great. I admit, I have not tried it at 250fsb (rated speed) but I only got it that high to allow my processor some breathing room. I like the tighter timings instead of the stock 4,3,4,8 2T that this ram is specked at.
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by DOSBOY
Im not familiar with Ram Timings,

thanks anyways for the tips guys! Great help

What do these timings actually mean the higher the stock timings the better?

Forgive me in a newbie!!!
The lower the timings (smaller number) the faster the memory runs.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-memor...explained.html

Have a read of this it explains in GREAT detail the memory timings
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