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I want to upgrade to 4GB-6GB of RAM.
But I don't know what set to go with..
Any recomendations on my build?

Also what advantages would the set you recommend me have in my system?
- Would it also remove bottleneck? a

Thanks, Danny
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post #2 of 13
whats the speed on your kingston?
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post #3 of 13
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whats the speed on your kingston?
This is the set of RAM I currently have.
(Kingston 2GB (2x1GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 HyperX Memory CL5 1.95V)
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Then you should'nt be bottlenecked, is your processor overclocked?
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post #5 of 13
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Then you should'nt be bottlenecked, is your processor overclocked?
I think I may be getting a bottleneck in my processor. It being at stock (2.5ghz) with the GTX 470.

Could that cause error's in the stress testing software OCCT?

Though I want to upgrade my RAM either way if I am being bottlenecked or if I'm not. I just don't know what set to go with that is good and will be compatible with my board.
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post #6 of 13
Either you can upgrade to a 9*** quad core or overclock to balance your machine out
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post #7 of 13
I run a GTX460 with a Dual no probs, you might need to get that Quad up to 3ghz and you have a P5Q board..

and stay away from OCZ Ram....
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post #8 of 13
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Either you can upgrade to a 9*** quad core or overclock to balance your machine out
I was told about a 9***.
But at the minute I just need to get some more RAM hence the reason of this thread. I have been concidering an overclock of the Q8300. I have purchased a new cooler (in spec).

Not sure if it's okay to OC my CPU to 3.0ghz? (That'd be enough I think.)

Can you reccomend me a good set that is compatible with my board (ASUS P5Q-EM) and is good for gaming? (DDR2)

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post #10 of 13
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Looks good, but can I combine this set of RAM with my current sticks I have already? giving me 6GB of DDR2, Kingston RAM?

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