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Mushkin Releases 996580X2 DDR2 Memory

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  1. btarunr

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    Mushkin today announced a new DDR2 800 MHz, 2x 2GB dual-channel memory kit, the XP2 series model 996580X2. The product targeted at the mainstream thru value segments. Mushkin adopted a simplistic product design which includes two modules without heatspreaders. The modules operate at voltages between 2 and 2.1V and DRAM timings of 4-4-4-12. The modules use an 8-layer black coloured PCB to reduce electronic noise. Mushkin plans to sell this kit for 46 to 49 Euros including taxes.

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    not too bad of a price wonder what chips they use. maybe it would be good for someone that doesn't overclock
     
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    they will be ProMOS more than likely
     
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    so 900mhz maybe for 24/7. I would think this would be good for maybe someone who doesn't want to overclock the ram much. maybe a HTPC
     
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    900? 1066 5-5-5-15 2.3v (ish)
     
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    thats not that bad then :toast: i was thing 900 4-4-4-12 2.2-2.3v
     
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    thats doable maybe even 1ghz 4-4-4-12 2.3ish
     
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    that maybe possible if you got some good ones. but i wouldn't want to run that voltage 24/7
     
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    promos are fine up to 2.4v 24/7
     
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    i didn't know that :toast: I am just used to Micron running 2.2-2.3v 24/7
     
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    I agree judging by the voltage and speed. ProMOS chips are very popular for manufacturers currently.
     
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    DDR2 800 MHz ram is for the weak. 1066 or bust!
     
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    I'm looking into that, says micron d9 for chips produced before 2008. I bought these in the summer of 08
     
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    what kinda clocks do you get? If 1100+mhz @CL5 @2.2-2.3v then i think it would be D9s
     
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    I'll have to double check. never really did any work on the RAM but I'll give it a shot.
     
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    ok that should help
     
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    good D9's would give 1100 cas5 2.1v easy, however shit D9JLN wont do 1100 ;)
     
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    they can't be d9gmh/d9gkx since d9gmh and d9gkx can only be 1gb sticks
     
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    only D9's they could be is HLN which suck. they are ProMOS
     
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    Cheers pos, Really useful link man :toast:.

    That ram looks good and if the pricing is right then even better mushkin is usually way out of my budget.
     
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    900? No way. I own OCZ XTC Rev. 2 ram and they are ProMOS as well, I oc'd them to 1002MHz before with some help and they seemed stable on most of my stress tests. So expect this memory to do better.
     
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    what timings and voltage bro? my OCZ Reapers have promos and 900/950 2.2v @ 4-4-4-10 24/7
     
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    4-4-4-12, 2.25V. It wasen't stable enough for Crysis on some of its levels so I slowed down. If my next mobo won't support it, I'm rolling with either Mushkin or Corsair.
     

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