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i need help on choosing gaming memory. i was going to get 2 gb of Corsair XMS w/o the LEDs... and then someone told me that corsair is kinda choppy with games hence the reason Alienware took it out of their computers... and then a iwas looking at 2gb of kingston hyperx for more money. what would be my best bet to go with a Asus A8N32-sli, AMD 3700+?
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G.Skill 2gb PC4000/ddr 500 or the team xtreem if you can get hold of it
    
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post #3 of 21
Corsair has never seemed "choppy" to me. My friend has the xms with LED's and it seems quite nice. Any how these also look pretty nice.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227210
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If you ask me all OCZ is best, in all ways. My cousin has it, and it rules.
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post #5 of 21
Patriot is very good memory. Here is a 2gb kit with tight timings......and they use less voltage than the OCZ.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220040

FYI: HyperX, and XMS ram is usually overpriced.
    
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post #6 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fatal05
Patriot is very good memory. Here is a 2gb kit with tight timings......and they use less voltage than the OCZ.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220040

FYI: HyperX, and XMS ram is usually overpriced.
But you have the OCZ in your upgrade list? lol. I'm going to recommend the OCZ kit that I have in my specs as they've been working well for me. Although, I've heard the argument that some 2x512 kits with lower latencies and higher clocks are better for some games. The fact is though, newer games utilize 2 gb of ram and that may be more important now and in the future. What kind of budget are you looking at?
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post #7 of 21
How the hell can RAM be choppy? Sounds like BS to me.

I have seen alot of well priced OCZ with good speed/timings.

I'll be getting some OCZ Platinum EB 2x 1GB when i upgrade.

EDIT: Hey.... *points at Dskustin* Thats the stuff i want!
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personally, i think the Corsairs are overpriced. i would go for OCZ or Gskill HZ's. PC4000 will give you more headroom for OCing.
    
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post #9 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dskustin
But you have the OCZ in your upgrade list? lol. I'm going to recommend the OCZ kit that I have in my specs as they've been working well for me. Although, I've heard the argument that some 2x512 kits with lower latencies and higher clocks are better for some games. The fact is though, newer games utilize 2 gb of ram and that may be more important now and in the future. What kind of budget are you looking at?
That was before I saw this ram a while back, I havn't edited my sig in a while.........going to change it a bit.
    
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i dno how it could be "choppy" i meen he knows what hes talkin about he went to school for computers and got a job repairing building and all that. But he was just telling me how it got pulled from Alienwares computers because of some issues.

I was going to get the XMS for like 160... then i was told kingston which is apparently much better for like 210. i dont realy want to spend that much. I dont know anything about patriot or OCZ would they be compatible with the ASUS A8n32-SLi? I looked up the recomended memory for the board and it said corsair XMS....
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