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Old 12-01-2008, 06:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The HD 4830 is faster than the 9800gt.

This ram is good and reasonably priced.

Newegg.com - G.SKILL PI Black 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory
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The HD 4830.. and I recommend the G-Skill PI Black

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If you want really cheap and don't mind rebates

Newegg.com - OCZ SLI-Ready Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

The G.Skill should be better but this ram works great in my comp.
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I'll see what he thinks. Btw, does sapphire cover overclocking in their warranty?
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Old 12-02-2008, 01:27 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Hmm I'm reading Sapphires warranty and its doesn't explicitly say.
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However, I could see them considering OCing improper use, and I don't know that I've heard of many companies outside of EVGA that cover OCing. Also, I heard their RMA process for Sapphire is a pain.
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yeah ive heard sapphires warranty isnt as good as it were, and im sure they dont cover OC'ing like evga
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Well.. Sapphire did give Trotter a couple of free upgrades.. but I don't know about covering OC'ing...

There is such a thing as getting selfish about OC'ing.. and you should know hen you go too far
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Sapphire is very hit or miss with their cards. Be sure to read a lot of feedback, because their cards are either rock solid or very crappy in my experience.
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Old 12-04-2008, 02:01 AM   #10 (permalink)
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IIRC when I got my last ati card Sapphire didn't cover overclocking, actually I think HIS was the only one that did and only if you used their program which was pretty worthless. But that was almost 2 years ago so not really worth anything
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