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Old 07-27-2007, 05:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

are those worth getting?
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step up to these:

Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
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Old 07-27-2007, 06:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ha - especially since they are $10 cheaper (w/ the MIR)
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Old 07-27-2007, 06:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I got those for $80 after rebate. They're amazing. Overclocked to DDR2-1000, right out the box, while keeping the CAS4 timing.
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I can't find the benchmark test page again, but they ranked very high for the 800's and either 4 or 5 higher than the g.skill's everyone likes. Especially with that rebate you can't beat that ram.
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do they run hot like everyone says?
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Old 07-27-2007, 06:22 PM   #7 (permalink)
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From my experience...not at all.
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I picked them up from Buy.com for $80 (thanks to b1gapl). I'm thinking about picking up another 2G now from Newegg (assuming I can get a rebate on both?) so that I can run Vista 64 and still have room for games.

I'm not actually sure it's necessary, but it's so cheap that it's tempting.
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you want 4gb for vista 64, 2gb works, but 4gb will run better
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If I had the extra green, I would of bought a second set.
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