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Old 09-08-2005, 09:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry Newegg and G. Skill

I went to order my parts today and I was planning on purchasing G.Skill ddr400 ram that idiotec had picked out for me in a previous post.

Well I guess Newegg doesn't sell G.Skill any more, so would anyone know where I could find this ram hopefully at a decent price. If not would anyone be able to recommend ram that would perform the same for the same price. (I am over clocking)

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Old 09-08-2005, 10:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Man, I've been hearing rumours about G.Skill getting discontinued for the longest time, I thought they were BS after G.Skill was still around months later but it looks like they were true after all

I see you were looking at some BH-5s. Both the Mushkin Redlines and OCZ VX Gold chips use the same stuff and achieve the same results, however in order to achieve those results you either need a DFI lanparty board or the OCZ DDR booster

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G.Skill got discontinued!!!!????!!! Holy **** man, i love their ram..... its a sad day.
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Old 09-09-2005, 07:19 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Would these chips be able to over clock well:

Oh, I am getting this motherboard:

So would that be good?
3200+ Venice @ 2.7
Patriot 1GB (2 x 512MB) @ DDR490 3-4-3-8
eVGA Geforce 6800GT @ 450/1.17
Antec TruePower 2.0 TRUECONTROL II-550w
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Old 09-09-2005, 10:20 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Here is about the cheapest TCCD's I've seen out there:

The RAM you listed is DDR500, so yeah, that gives you good OC headroom right there.

I can't remember the price of those G-Skills, but som good BH-5's should only run you $120-130. To me, $160 for the TCCD's above is a really good buy.

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