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    Well, my G.skills are starting to complain about being run at 1175mhz 2.1v 24/7, so i'm looking for some new memory and need your recomendations.

    I need a 4GB kit, preferably 2x2gb config, since i've had bad experiences overclocking with 4 sticks. Willing to try 4 sticks again if it's cheap.

    Main factor: Must do 1200mhz, and cheap as possible.

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    Corsair Dominator 2x2GB PC2-8500.
     
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    Good suggestion.

    OCZ reapers (pc2-8500) are the same price, I wander which would clock best.
     
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    find out what chips they're using... go for the one with a micron D9
     
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    no 2x2gb kit uses micron D9's :(

    And i'm not sure D9's are still being made.
     
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    i remember there's a g.skill pi set that runs at 1200mhz, but it's expensive compared to the other kits (the 1100mhz kit is like $80ish on newegg). ocz has a 4gb flex (XTC or flex 2 or something like that) that runs at 1150. i have 2 kits of 2x1 Cellshock 800mhz. a single kit can overclock near 1200mhz easily on just 2.3v. http://overclock3d.net/reviews.php?/memory/cellshock_pc2-6400_ddr2-800_2gb_kit/1
    check out the review. i got these from memoryc.com (i think that's the site), and both you and the company are based in the UK.
     
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    I have 2x2gb Reaper CL4 pc6400 @ 2.15 volts running in the 980's @5-5-5-18-64. I would imagine you could go far with the faster Reapers.
     
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    Those axes look promising.

    I'm also wandering about the ocz flex kit, it's about the same price.
     
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    'im familiar with a certain set of axerams that can hit 1200 easily, but those on memoryc arent the ones i remember. the flex kit is great, especially if you have a water cooling set up. i believe techpowerup did a review on them. legitreviews did a review on them awhile back and they looked promising.
     
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    oh yeah, forgot about that. Here is the review. 1212mhz on 2.1v.

    Looks like those are the puppies!
     
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    yea that's the one. problem is, 8GB is impossible since the heatspreaders take up the other slots. but 4g is plenty anyway.
     
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    I wouldn't buy OCZ memory, every kit I have ever owned have been complete pigs and given me nothing but problems. On top of that their usually more expensive than the competition and don't OC as well. I'd get the Axeram.
     
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    Ketxxx, I had the OCZ gold pc8800 before and agree that they are, they did not run as fast as these Reapers. I am impressed with the Reapers performance, but I am sure the Axe's would smoke them and they should for the $$$.
     
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