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Old 08-21-2007, 06:11 PM   #51 (permalink)
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yea if your gona OC stick with the 520, great PSU. also, what happened to HZ? i know it raised in price but ballistix are beating it now?
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Old 08-21-2007, 06:12 PM   #52 (permalink)
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HZ? wouldnt know what you are talking about
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He's talking about G. Skill RAM model.
Newegg.com - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail


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also, what happened to HZ? i know it raised in price but ballistix are beating it now?

The HZs are very good, but since the price hike, you can't beat the Ballistix's price/performance ratio.
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He's talking about G. Skill RAM model.
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The HZs are very good, but since the price hike, you can't beat the Ballistix's price/performance ratio.
boo i was hoping on getting them. Well, 110 with shipping isn't bad. again, that's how much i paid for this ram... just if i had a time machine

how good can the ballistix, overclock? past 400mhz?
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Mine can go from DDR2-800 CAS3, to DDR2-1200 CAS5, on stock voltage.
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Mine can go from DDR2-800 CAS3, to DDR2-1200 CAS5, on stock voltage.
we call them "MagicStix" for a reason
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we call them "MagicStix" for a reason
You know it. Hopefully I can get it like that when I finally upgrade my VGA, Motherboard, and RAM.
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Ok, going to order tonight, last minute checkups to see if i have everything, and everything is good.
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CORSAIR CMPSU-520HX ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 520W Power Supply - Retail
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Everything looks great! Hopefully you get your build up and running soon!
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just ordered the parts, estimated 2 day shipping for $22 i nice...
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