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TBH I don't really want to spend more than 50, it's going to be for a build using a spare E6320, though it'd be nice to get something that can OC a bit. DDR3 support preferred though I might be pushing it at 50 bucks so the budget is just a bit more flexible than that.

Also, a general build question but...

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0312891
Would this case fit a 8800GT?
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$50 and DDR3 is going to be tough, like you said. Nothing really comes to mind.

As far as the case, there really isnt enough info to go off of. An 8800GT is not that large of a card though so it should fit. I have had 9800GTs and GTXs in OEM mATX cases and they have all fit fine.
 
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Ah, I found some at microcenter but I need one that supports up to 1600 >_>
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Is it possible to use 1600 rated RAM in a mobo that supports lesser? Like 1333?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130260 There's a motherboard that should fit your needs. It's also the best rated on Newegg.

And only with overclocking can you have DDR3 1600 in a DDR3 1333 mobo. With some motherboards I'm sure you can just underclock the RAM.
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I'm thinking about moving the RAM in my current build over and getting a different pair. They don't run at their rated speed and after numerous reviews I'm a bit wary of even attempting it.
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Most of the DDR3 775 boards will work with the 1600mhz memory, just might not be able to run 1600mhz, not like its a big deal.
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