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post #1 of 32
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What RAM should I get? I want the best RAM I can get for no more than about $140, preferably.
I was thinking of getting this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231047
But I was browsing around and thought this would be an option:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227210
(this one is less than $140 after rebate...)

Or is there another one that would be better?
I need it to work well for this MSI motherboard, a 3700+ sandy, and a 7600GT.

Thanks guys!

[EDIT] Also, I didn't mention, I won't be overclocking excessively. I will probably overclock somewhat, for educational purposes mostly (and a little boost in my gaming), but I won't go buy new heatsinks and stuff like that to get the most out of my OC.
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post #2 of 32
The Patriot 2x1gb kit with 2-3-2-5 timmings can be found for less than the OCZ, and with lower voltage requirements.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220040
    
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post #3 of 32
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Originally Posted by Fatal05
The Patriot 2x1gb kit with 2-3-2-5 timmings can be found for less than the OCZ, and with lower voltage requirements.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220040
I actually considered that, but I saw people had complaints about the rebate, and you had to mail it in within 14 days of the purchase, and then if you get bad sticks you are unable to RMA it because you sent in the UPC for the rebate...

Those compaints scared me away
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post #4 of 32
Most newegg reviews are bogus, I wouldn't have them affect my decision if I were you.
    
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post #5 of 32
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fatal05
Most newegg reviews are bogus, I wouldn't have them affect my decision if I were you.
Haha

Ok, it's back into consideration.

Anyways, any other suggestions?
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post #6 of 32
Gskill and OCZ are both good ram companies. but if u ask me, Id go with the GSkills or Patriot ram. =)
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post #7 of 32
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Quote:
Originally Posted by UberN00B
Gskill and OCZ are both good ram companies. but if u ask me, Id go with the GSkills or Patriot ram. =)
Why not the OCZ?
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post #8 of 32
Scrape up about $20 more and get these before the sale ends $157
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231021

BTW, instant price reduction, no rebates to hastle with.
    
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post #9 of 32
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
Scrape up about $20 more and get these before the sale ends
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231021
Are they better than these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231047

The timings aren't as good, that's why I ask...

But, I won't be getting these too soon because I need to work up the courage to spend $750 to actually buy this PC
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post #10 of 32
They will get to atleast 260 and as high as low 270s for most people lately. The HZ that I posted that is.
    
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