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Old March 19, 2008, 08:26 PM
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no i haven't and i shut everything down in the background before i play
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Old March 19, 2008, 08:29 PM
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And when you play, is it still buggy?
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Old March 19, 2008, 08:31 PM
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yes it is choppy like crazy...

and i feel that it could be the ram because i thought it was the speed of my old cpu but i got a new motherboard and cpu and moved the ram from my other computer where it was doing the same thing there
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Old March 19, 2008, 09:25 PM
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Lots of good ram deals on ddr2 800- I personally like the firestix ($44)

People have expressed concerns about tehir pcbs in the past but you don't hear about them failing and they're good overclcokers- Crucial Ballistix, on the other hand, which have always been highly recommended because of their schmancy black pcbs and their guaranteed D9 Micron chips, seem to burn out left and right.

Then again, if your board is finacky, there's nothing as widely compatible as OCZ memory
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Old March 20, 2008, 01:34 PM
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When i am looking at ram i am not sure what the timing means....is it better for the timings to be higher or lower and is there anything else i should look for?
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Old March 20, 2008, 01:45 PM
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Lower timings are better- there's lots of FAQs around the web explaining timings and what to look for in RAM- give 'er a google.

For quick reference, here is a quick list of some of the "better" Micron chips, and their specifications. Micron are one of the best chip producers
Name Revision Speed Latency
D9GKX D 400mhz cas5
D9GMH D 333mhz cas5
D9GCT D 266mhz cas4
D9DQT A 333mhz cas5
D9DQW A 266mhz cas4
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Old March 21, 2008, 01:19 PM
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ok i think i am going to go with ocz ram ddr2-800....also i just want to know if this video card is better than my BFG 8500GT http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...A&promoid=1065
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Old March 21, 2008, 01:30 PM
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I've read this entire thread and come to the conclusion of...

1) You haven't told us what programs or games or if its just games that are choppy?
2) If its just games; what game(s)
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Old March 21, 2008, 01:30 PM
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from your response i am taking that it is way better?
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