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Old May 5, 2007, 07:15 AM
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Which would you choose?

4x512 MB of Crucial Ballistix PC3200 DDR-400 @ 2-2-2-6 - $232.00 (2x $166)

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Mushkin EM PC3200 2GB 2X1GB DDR400 @ CL3-3-3-8 - $261.01

I will be using the DFI LANParty Ultra-D with Scythe Ninja Plus Rev. B h/s
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Old May 5, 2007, 07:43 AM
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I also found these.

Mushkin Redline XP PC4000 2GB 2x1GB DDR500 CL3-3-2-8 - $294.99
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Old May 5, 2007, 08:19 AM
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I'd go with 2X1gig over 4X512 any day.

Getting 4 sticks to play nicely with an OC can be a pain in the butt.
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God Damn I paid $360

This is some nice stuff KILLER, hits like 287 for me, I think in that DFI you might be able to sqeeze a few more out of it, Muskin forums has a slew of settings for your DFI BTW.

Personally I would go with that Redline kit, wait I already did , your not going to get a chance to upgrade you RAM later if it's not up to snuff.
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Old May 5, 2007, 08:34 AM
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Mushkin all the way! 2x1GB over 4x512MB any day like sswilson said.
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Mushkin all the way! 2x1GB over 4x512MB any day like sswilson said.
4x512mb will kick you into 2T
And if you didn't know 2T is like straining peanut butter through a cheese cloth, it'll work but it aint going to be pretty.
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4x512mb will kick you into 2T
And if you didn't know 2T is like straining peanut butter through a cheese cloth, it'll work but it aint going to be pretty.
Well, i knew that it was better for overclocking as i personally tried it... but as for it's better when you run 2T ... i didn't knew that!
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Old May 5, 2007, 09:13 AM
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Heh.... the old (2T) + higher clock speeds vrs (1t) with lower ones discussion..... :)

I spent a lot of time playing with this on my 3700+ and found in the end that the throughput/performance between the two was pretty close. The only deciding factor for me was which FSB/CPU Multi worked better for my proc.

(With 4 sticks you're often forced to use (2t) so you don't have the option to try both settings)
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Well, i knew that it was better for overclocking as i personally tried it... but as for it's better when you run 2T ... i didn't knew that!

Maybe I should have been clearer:

2T Sucks. esp on 939 rigs, sure it's not as bad a hit as say single channel v dual channel but still from the coin he is spending I would think he would want to get as much as possible out of his rig.
LMAO

Edit: Yeah sswilson I went back and forth, up and down too, like I said it's not a whole lot but for me there was a difference.
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Yep I would want the best for my money. I think I will go with the Redline it's woth the extra $$
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