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Old 03-29-2004, 04:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which ram should i get?

Ok my system specs are

- AMD ATHLON XP 2800+ 512K 333FSB

-ASUS A7N8X-E DELUXE NFORCE2 ULTRA400 SOCKETA DUAL DDR 5PCI SATA 1394 SOUND 1000LAN

-SEAGATE BARRACUDA 7200.7 SERIAL ATA 120GB EIDE 7200RPM 9MS 3.5LP

-SAPPHIRE RADEON 9800 PRO 128MB DDR AGP VGA DVI-I TV OUT

Umm...i don't intend on ocing and i am stuck to either get the KINGSTON HYPERX 1024MB DUAL CHANNEL KIT PC2700 2X512MB DDR 333MHZ 184PIN or the Pc3200 version. Any suggestions on what ram I should buy... (Microbell, hope my title didn't make TF messy )
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AMD has a Ram compatibility guide on their site that's pretty helpful but if ya use Corsair, Mushkin or Kingston you should be OK.
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Old 03-29-2004, 07:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'd go with Kingston or Corsair DDR333, which ever has better timings for the least money
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Old 03-29-2004, 07:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well,then its pc3200 kingston....i might oc...
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  • AMD ATHLON 64 3000+ PROCESSOR S754 2.0GHZ 512KB L2 CACHE RETAIL BOX
  • MSI K8T NEO-FSR ATHLON 64 S754 K8T800 DDR AGP 5PCI SATA RAID 1000LAN SOUND
  • OCZ DUAL CHANNEL OPTIMIZED 2X512MB DDR PC3200 CAS2 W/ COPPER HEAT SPREADER
  • SEAGATE BARRACUDA 7200.7 SERIAL ATA 120GB EIDE 7200RPM 9MS 3.5LP
  • 1.44MB BLACK 3.5IN FLOPPY DRIVE
  • ATI RADEON X800 PRO AGP8X 256MB DDR3 VGA DVI-I TV OUT RETAIL BOX
  • LITEON 52X32X52 ATAPI IDE BLACK CD-REWRITER SMART-BURN OEM W/ SOFTWARE
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