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alright so i wanto finally upgrade my RAM to something a little faster (IE: 1066MHZ )

so anyway here are my basic requirements

1) DDR2
2) 4GB
3) Budget of around $60 or so.

also what is better one channel or dual channel?
Edited by luckypunk - 2/18/11 at 12:53pm
post #2 of 11
you want 1600mhz ddr2? heh... good luck with that. Truth is, 1066mhz ram will be fast enough because of the low timings you can get. I would personally save your money towards an new mobo/ddr3 combo. assuming that Phenom II you have is a AM3 chip.
     
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1600MHz DDR2 is not exactly common lol. I'd aim for something more like 1066MHz if you want high-speed.
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1600MHz DDR2 is not exactly common lol. I'd aim for something more like 1066MHz if you want high-speed.
I wonder if it was a typo I didn't look at his sig rig.
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haha sorry it was a typo
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This is about as close as you are going to come
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231194
You could almost buy a mobo and 4GB DDR3 RAM for that price though
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post #7 of 11
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jeez i cant afford thge ram i have right now with my budget
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decent 1066 CL5 ram and fair priced
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If you live near a Fry's, they have this right now: Kingston HyperX 1066 for $56 after a $25 mir (i got my rebate on the same ram in 3 wks). Your mobo should be able to supply the 2.2v that this ram requires to get to 1066 with at least a 5-5-5-18 timing. I am running mine 5-5-5-15 882mhz due to my oc.

Same stuff on newegg: kinston hyperx 2x2
Edited by Badwrench - 2/18/11 at 1:15pm
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ddr2 is more expensive than ddr3.

much greater supply of ddr3.

if upgrading ram do it when you upgrade your motherboard.
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