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unfortunately between seeing it and waiting confirmation from the clued up bods here,i missed the boat..
it was £47 posted anyway so the initial price wasnt so appealing on closer look..
i grabbed some 2x2 ocz special ops 1600 CL 8-8-8-24 (1.55v-1.65v)
for nearly half that so i hope it performs alright..just need a mobo to fit it to now :D
 
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You guys all seem to be sticking to 4gb. Did I jump the gun getting 8gb? Memory prices have about halved since then too. Damnit!
 
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i used to use 8gb but it hurt my OC's so i sold 4 and the only time i really noticed it using that much memory was in cubase and gta4 as it swapped between the maps..
i might have shot myself in the foot,as ocz are out of the ram market now,i could well be fecked for RMA in case something goes wrong..
 

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Only issue id probably have with it is the dated graphics. Im not saying that old games are shit. but. a bit of eye candy goes a long way...

Unless your EPIC GAMES. then its all about eye candy and shit game play
 
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You guys all seem to be sticking to 4gb. Did I jump the gun getting 8gb? Memory prices have about halved since then too. Damnit!
I went for 8GB, since someone offered me 8GB Geil Ultra 2133MHz C9 for £65 I had to snatch it up :D I don't think you jumped the gun, although it depends how long ago you bought it.

i used to use 8gb but it hurt my OC's so i sold 4 and the only time i really noticed it using that much memory was in cubase and gta4 as it swapped between the maps..
When you upgrade to AM3/DDR3, all those problems wil be pretty much solved unless you're benching. 8GB runs at 1600MHz in my rig with no worries, and 1600's a fine speed..
 
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i am looking forward to having a new board to abuse!
I looked into the am3+ mobo's and the 990 chipset is just a rebadged 890 so i can save money by just getting an 890,though differences between 890 and 790 are negligible too,so i got plenty of choices,even more if i can keep money hidden from the mrs :laugh:
 

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i am looking forward to having a new board to abuse!
I looked into the am3+ mobo's and the 990 chipset is just a rebadged 890 so i can save money by just getting an 890,though differences between 890 and 790 are negligible too,so i got plenty of choices,even more if i can keep money hidden from the mrs :laugh:
Just buy her a new pair of shoes or a gucci handbag and that should keep her distracted long enough for you to sneak the goods into the house.
 

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Ihavent got around to installing that Crucial Micron D9 kit I bought really cheaply, had a whole week of 5.30am starts so been knackered, although they will go in tomorrow for sure, so watch out for results...... if they are good I think an 8gig kit would cost about 65 quid but if they perform as I hope that will be peanuts.
 
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Ihavent got around to installing that Crucial Micron D9 kit I bought really cheaply, had a whole week of 5.30am starts so been knackered, although they will go in tomorrow for sure, so watch out for results...... if they are good I think an 8gig kit would cost about 65 quid but if they perform as I hope that will be peanuts.
Too late for me, bought a stick of 4gb vengeance blue yesterday
 

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Ihavent got around to installing that Crucial Micron D9 kit I bought really cheaply, had a whole week of 5.30am starts so been knackered, although they will go in tomorrow for sure, so watch out for results...... if they are good I think an 8gig kit would cost about 65 quid but if they perform as I hope that will be peanuts.
Can you squint at where you got them from? No of course you won't, you dont want anyone to spend their hard earned until you can verify performance :)
 
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i am looking forward to having a new board to abuse!
I looked into the am3+ mobo's and the 990 chipset is just a rebadged 890 so i can save money by just getting an 890,though differences between 890 and 790 are negligible too,so i got plenty of choices,even more if i can keep money hidden from the mrs :laugh:
Just buy her a new pair of shoes or a gucci handbag and that should keep her distracted long enough for you to sneak the goods into the house.
I'm lucky the other half's a heavy smoker - I can just dangle 20 snout from the ceiling while I get my PC lurv on
 

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I smell abuse of power :laugh::laugh:
 

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lol,maybe i should dangle a h&m storecard form the ceiling whilst sneaking in the backdoor *ahem* with my pleasure parcels...oh god how wrong does that sound...

Tatty,are they not binned then?from the research i done this week cl9 1333 is the lowest you can get isnt it?clearly i am missing the bigger picture
"I can get a mild overclock on it but over 1500MHz things start to get unstable on my system"
reasonable overclock i guess?
 
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ASUS P5K3 takes DDR3 (LGA775 DDR2/3 hybrid mobo), and the fastest speed it can run at is 1066 so I'd guess 1066 is the slowest.
 
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oh right,thanks for wising me up guys!
Isnt lower cas preferable on AMD systems?
I might have it wrong but i was led to beleive for Intel its higher frequencies and AMD its lower latencies?
 
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Isnt lower cas preferable on AMD systems?
I might have it wrong but i was led to beleive for Intel its higher frequencies and AMD its lower latencies?
yeah, AMD stops improving after ~1600 so its best to aim for cas speeds