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post #11 of 25
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Originally Posted by airplaneman View Post
I would go with the 955 and the Crosshair. The 965/970 aren't worth it IMO.

The RAM is really up to you; G.Skill Ripjaws, Corsair Dominators, OCZ Gold/Platinum, Mushkin Red/Blackline, Corsair Vengence, G.Skill Trident..it's all good stuff. Just pick one of those in a size/speed you want, and you'll be good to go.
Good list for RAM, but OCZ stopped making RAM 5 months AGO so no longer in the list.
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post #12 of 25
nope have gskill ripjaw the red one it is only 1333 and not sure how to tightin timin tho
post #13 of 25
sorry6 how dso i quote messages
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Good list for RAM, but OCZ stopped making RAM 5 months AGO so no longer in the list.
Thanks.

And really? Oh wow, I did not know that. Thanks for the heads up.
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post #15 of 25
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Thanks.

And really? Oh wow, I did not know that. Thanks for the heads up.
YEA sux
http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...l-no-more.html
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post #16 of 25
K were back to BLACK socket ASUS board and a 955
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post #17 of 25
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Only boards with black sockets will have AM3+ support. I am pretty sure it has been confirmed that a bios update won't do it.
The ASus and MSI boards will support AM3+ Bulldozer with bios update. Asus has already released their bios updates.

Gigabyte decided to release new boards with black CPU sockets.
post #18 of 25
Actually OCZ Gold was never really good (except for the pre-DDR3 days; I had an OCZ Gold DDR2 kit recently and it overclocked like a champ)
Other OCZ series were better but gold was probably the worst
Edited by xd_1771 - 4/4/11 at 4:52pm
post #19 of 25
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Actually OCZ Gold was never really good
Other OCZ series were better but gold was probably the worst
Funny that, I haz OCZ Reaper DDR2 800 and it has survived all sorts of hurt, so I got some gold DDR3 for another build and it was crap. Go figure.
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post #20 of 25
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Actually OCZ Gold was never really good
Other OCZ series were better but gold was probably the worst
Actually, OCZ hasn't made decent ram since there DDR2 Low Voltage Blades.
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