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Old 09-09-2007, 12:08 AM   #11 (permalink)
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what makes Crucial Balistix ram better than A-Data's?
crucial is a division of micrcon...who make the best memory chips. They are, without a doubt, more overclockable than the a-data.

After rebate, the crucial is quite competitive.
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OMG, crucial lost the rebate!!!
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no!!!

but i'll still be recommending them :0
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it will be back. theres always been a rebate. ever since i bought mine back in the first week of july.
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they gave the rebate the the 1066's...
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Sometimes, motherboards just can support two CPUs... And I think the q6600 is a true quad core.
no.. the q6600 is two processors shoved onto one die... it is not a true quad core
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crucial is a division of micrcon...who make the best memory chips. They are, without a doubt, more overclockable than the a-data.

After rebate, the crucial is quite competitive.
alright i believe that ..... can someone link me a good thread on how to OC in these forums if they know of any .... im searching but i have no idea whats good and whats not...
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Old 09-09-2007, 11:50 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I still suggest the Black G-skill because they have the highest chance of recieving the D9 micron chipset which is best for overclocking!
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I'd go with peterhuang's suggestions.

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You mean MSI 8800 GTX.
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