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Old 03-02-2006, 12:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What ram should I get (brand and pc speed)?

I read the computer building guide but it doesn't talk about this particular ram question.

If my board uses pc3200 should I only put pc 3200 in it? Or could I use say pc4000 and get a better overclock from it? I want to get 1 stick of 1gb ram.

Plus can anybody suggest some good ram from newegg.com I'm looking to get 240fsb or more from the overclock of a skt754 system. Looking to spend under $100.
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Old 03-02-2006, 12:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Does the motherboard have dual channel ram caperbilities?

I would get 2 512 sticks anyway as they overclock better than the 1gb sticks.

You can stick in any speeds and timmings that you want, as long as it is DDR, but remember that PC3200 ram for teh same price will overclock just as far if it is any good.
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Old 03-02-2006, 01:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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socket 754 doesn't support dual channel.

I was looking at the jetway 754 and 939 compatable

Thats why I was wanting 1 stick so when I upgrade to a socket 939 dual core I could put another ram chip in and have 2gb.
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939 all the way! Take a look at the OCZ platnum Dual Channel...that is....if your pc supports dual channel!
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look at ocz, G.SKILL, crucial, mushkin, and geil

they all make quality memory
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Geil and Kingston are both excellent.
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I can't run dual channel since I'll be using socket 754 for now.
So does everyone agree that it doesn't matter what speed I get as long as its pc3200 or higher?
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Yes I would stick with the 3200 and buy this : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820141307
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Will that ram be good for overclocking?
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i doubt it... its value ram
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