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Old 06-25-2008, 05:58 PM   #11 (permalink)
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get this g.skill instead if you plan to buyt soon.

Newegg.com - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

The PK series has always been better than the PQ and right now it's only 5 bucks more.

Also get a Xigmatek S1283. The P5Q Pro is a good choice
Will this type of ram work with my mobo?
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uhh...why wouldn't it??
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Yes, any DDR2 ram will work with your motherboard.
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Old 06-25-2008, 06:01 PM   #14 (permalink)
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uhh...why wouldn't it??
I feel so stupid now...

I always thought the number after the ram was the type, i.e. 800. Now I realize it's the speed...or at least I think, not really sure...
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yea thats the speed it's factory clocked for. Any DDR2 ram will work in your mobo
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Thanks for clarifying.

It looks like all the 4870s went out of stock...
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Thanks for clarifying.

It looks like all the 4870s went out of stock...
Yeah it's going to be hard to find a place with them in stock. :happy:
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Yeah it's going to be hard to find a place with them in stock. :happy:
Any ideas on when they'll be in stock? This weekend?
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I'm getting this board once newegg has 2 4870s in stock for more than 2 minutes.
Newegg.com - DFI LANPARTY DK X48-T2RS LGA 775 Intel X48 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards
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Ahh good board, and before somebody says to get the X38 varient of it.. I want to mention that the X38 version of that board is like $5 cheaper so this board is fine!
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