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Old 05-31-2004, 03:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which RAM to get?? Please help!!

I'm having problems deciding which RAM to get, the ones im thinking of are:
Corsair 1GB DDR Value Select PC3200 Kit (2x512MB)
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...ue_Select.html

and

Geil¬ģ Value 1Gb PC3200 Dual Chan DDR Kit (2x512MB) (5ns Cas 2.5 8-4-4 ) Aluminium heat spreader
http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Product...pID=57#reviews

can any one help me in telling me which one is the best to buy??

thanks in advance.

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Old 05-31-2004, 07:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm also wondering how well the Geil works. They seem to have a good price and they look good.
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Old 05-31-2004, 07:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Go GEiL I just don't like that cheap stuff with teh heatspreaders
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Old 05-31-2004, 11:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I myself would much prefer a couple sticks of 1g, no heat spreaders. Crap is expensive though. But what can I say, I'm working w/just one stick of 512 generic (I think it's generic). Hell, I think my other RAM bank is damaged anyway so I have to suffice w/what I have.
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Well, the generic stuff isn't horrible and your right RAM prices are sky high lately, but if you can afford it I would go with the other stuff he showed
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OK so finally i have been searching for some decent reliable RAM to get, i have a MSI K7N2 Delta ILSR mobo and the ram i ended up buying is:
Corsair TwinX 1024 MB 3200 CAS 2 ( 2 x 512MB PC3200 184 pin MATCHED PAIR DDR)
from www.scan.co.uk (http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...roductID=71473)

Is this RAM ok, i know its abit late now as ive already bought it but just for peace of mind can u let me know.

many thanks

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OK so finally i have been searching for some decent reliable RAM to get, i have a MSI K7N2 Delta ILSR mobo and the ram i ended up buying is:
Corsair TwinX 1024 MB 3200 CAS 2 ( 2 x 512MB PC3200 184 pin MATCHED PAIR DDR)
from www.scan.co.uk (http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...roductID=71473)

Is this RAM ok, i know its abit late now as ive already bought it but just for peace of mind can u let me know.

many thanks

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That is very good RAM
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cheers for fast reply Merlin.
any ideas what mem timings would be best for them?
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is the ram you bought dual channel?

dual channels a lot better
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is the ram you bought dual channel?

dual channels a lot better
Only the mobo has to support Dual Channel....as long as the RAM is identical it will work in dual channel....
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