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I'm looking for the best model to add to a system. I'm running 4GB worth of DDR2 800 at the moment but I want to swap that out with 4GB of 1066. Since I've only got roughly $100 to spare, upgrading to 8GB is out of the question as my mobo only has two slots.

I was looking at the Kingston HyperX models on newegg mostly. Any good? And it's a 2x2GB pack I need.
     
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Hi.

You won't see any difference doing that "upgrade", I used both 800MHz and 1066MHz and the difference was 1% or less.

Save your money to upgrade a new mobo and DDR3 or Bulldozer, that will give you better performance.
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post #3 of 12
800 to 1066 may not be too huge a difference, it really depends what you do. DDR3 would be a better choice, but hold out till AM3+ mainboards are out; AM3+ supports AM3 processors and additionally will support Bulldozer, and they should have improved chipsets & features
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i ran ocz flez ddr2 and it clocked over 2000 stable. there the best ram ive seen for ddr2
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i ran ocz flez ddr2 and it clocked over 2000 stable. there the best ram ive seen for ddr2
2000Mhz DDR2~!?!!?!?!!?!??!?!
How is this possible....
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2000Mhz DDR2~!?!!?!?!!?!??!?!
How is this possible....
This. I want see that too....
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2000Mhz DDR2~!?!!?!?!!?!??!?!
How is this possible....
Subbed. I want to see as well.
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post #8 of 12
Don't waste your money. 1066 ram is nothing more than overvolted 800 ram anyway. Hell you could just overvolt your current ram to 2.0 and see how far it goes.
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i ran ocz flez ddr2 and it clocked over 2000 stable. there the best ram ive seen for ddr2
Nope. Impossible. Although I am sure you are referring to 2x1GB kit I still say no.
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highest oc on ddr2 ive seen personally is 1600mhz... sadly i dont have proof and it wasnt 100% stable. 2000MHz? wow holy ****.
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