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will it work? my friend is about to pull the trigger on set of corsair dominators because it's cheap. i told him to get 12gb kit but 12gb kit is way more than 2 of 6gb kit. so he ask me to post this up for him...

6gb kit x 2 = $250
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145224

12gb kit = $330
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-271-_-Product

that's $80 difference @ 12GB with same mhz and timing so it's worth asking...
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btw, what's the lowest post count to create FS thread on OCN?
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anyone?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hun77777 View Post
btw, what's the lowest post count to create FS thread on OCN?
You need 35rep to make sell threads.

As far as what RAM, it depends on what he's doing as well as the motherboard. My P6X58D-E only supports triple channel over 1600mHz with 3 DIMMs and cannot use 6.

Most people unless they are rendering, or encoding, or using VMs have no real need of over 4-6GB of memory.
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post #5 of 9
Triple channel memory is a little more finicky dual dual channel. It is recommended that you buy them in complete sets.

6 stick of 2GB each, definitely should be bought as complete set.
I would by 3 x 4GB set instead. Less stress on the memory controller.
I've had numerous problems with high OC and trying to juice 6 sticks of memory.

If it's (2) sets, same brand and model, puchased from the same vendor at the same time; then it will may work. (Not 100% garantee)
Edited by yati - 1/7/11 at 8:22am
    
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post #6 of 9
its not hard to get 6 sticks to work at 1600.
but older boards may have issues, it took me 2 days of fiddling to get 9gb to run correctly at ddr3-2000 on my classified.
post #7 of 9
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i believe he's looking at evga x58 3sli board
http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...ly=Motherboard
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post #8 of 9
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anyone running 2 set of 6gb kit in their system?
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Agility 60GB + 1TB Seagate Barracuda sata II Samsung DVD burner w/ LightScribe Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Samsung SyncMaster 245BW @ 1920 x 1200 
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