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Motherboard, RAMs and CPU

exon1

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Processor Intel e6320 at 3.5GHz (stock 1.86GHz)
Motherboard GA-EP45-UD3R
Cooling Asus Royal Knight
Memory G.Skill 1000MHz 2x2GB 5-5-5-15
Video Card(s) Sapphire 4830 (512MB)
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#1
Hi there, I was planing to buy a PC on this friday, I had it on the paper; all the components were compatible (a friend from here helped me to choose them). But now the mobo is not for sale anymore, so I have chosen another one.

Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R
http://www.pccomponentes.com/GIGABYTE_GA_EP45_UD3R_SOCKET_775.html

And this are the RAMs
http://www.pccomponentes.com/MUSHKIN_REDLINE_DDR2_PC2_8000_4GB_2X2GB_5_5_5_15.html
http://www.pccomponentes.com/G_SKILL_EXTREME_PC2_8000_DDR2_1000_4GB_2X2GB.html

The G.Skill ones seem to not be compatible (they are not on the list), but what about the Mushkin ones?

The CPU is an e6320, changing to q6600/q9300/e8500 soon =x

Thanks ;)
 
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#2
Both ram's will work fine. Grab a Q6600, it's wicked fast!!!
 

exon1

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Motherboard GA-EP45-UD3R
Cooling Asus Royal Knight
Memory G.Skill 1000MHz 2x2GB 5-5-5-15
Video Card(s) Sapphire 4830 (512MB)
Storage Western Digital 320GB
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Power Supply Corsair vx450
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#3
Oh thanks..!
And, wich of the RAMs are better?
 
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Motherboard Asus Maximus Formula (X48) w/ Rampage BIOS | Asus P5Q Pro (P45)
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Memory G.Skill Pi Black 2x2GB 1.02GHz CL5 | OCZ Reaper 2x2GB 1.05GHz CL5
Video Card(s) Sapphire 4870X2 2GB 820/1020MHz | Sapphire 4850 1GB 700/1100MHz
Storage WD VR 150GB 10K RPM + WD 500GB 7.2K RPM | WD 200GB 7.2K RPM
Display(s) Acer P243WAID 24" 1920x1200 LCD | Acer V193W 19" 1440x900 LCD
Case Cooler Master HAF 932 Full-Tower | Antec Twelve Hundred Mid-Tower
Audio Device(s) Fatal1ty Xtreme Gamer w/ Z-5500 5.1 | On-Board Audio w/ S-220 2.1
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#4
I personally like the G.skills better. They are the most reliable.
 

exon1

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Processor Intel e6320 at 3.5GHz (stock 1.86GHz)
Motherboard GA-EP45-UD3R
Cooling Asus Royal Knight
Memory G.Skill 1000MHz 2x2GB 5-5-5-15
Video Card(s) Sapphire 4830 (512MB)
Storage Western Digital 320GB
Display(s) SAMTRON 93v
Case NOX Coolbay Window (black)
Power Supply Corsair vx450
Software OpenOffice, Pidgin, Steam ;)
Benchmark Scores Pi 1M - 14.742
#5
I've been told by a friend that those G.Skill are better since the Mushkin may give problems, thnks ;) I'm buying them this weekend :)
 

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Motherboard GA-EP45-UD3R
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Memory G.Skill 1000MHz 2x2GB 5-5-5-15
Video Card(s) Sapphire 4830 (512MB)
Storage Western Digital 320GB
Display(s) SAMTRON 93v
Case NOX Coolbay Window (black)
Power Supply Corsair vx450
Software OpenOffice, Pidgin, Steam ;)
Benchmark Scores Pi 1M - 14.742
#6
So, after several days, this is the result.



And here is the question:
Since the RAMs can get up to 1GHz at 2.1V, should I raise the voltage and frequency or keep the 1:1?
(And by the way, I have tried it twice and failed, couldn't boot the PC)

Doing Pi1M in 18.7 seconds, I'm very proud of my first self-built PC =D
(Not the best PC on world, but a very good one for 480€ =D )