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What's the best Ram on the Market?

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Ok, I'm running a E6600 Duo @ 2.4 ghz, I'm using Windows XP 32 bit. I am playing around with overclocking and I realized how much ram affects how much you can overclock. My question is, what is the best ram for this scenario?

thanks a lot guys :D
 

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What is your goal with your processor? There's plenty of OC memory...some recommend trancend aXeRam...some recommend Corsair Dominators...

You should fill out your system specs in UserCP, check the box to allow showing system specs...definately helps to know what MB you have...what settings in BIOS you can change and such. The more info you provide the better answer you can get, and faster too.

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I say Adata's, GeIL's and Esoteria's only due to budget/prices, good performance for your money. But for higher end, probly tracers.
 
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cool thanks guys, ill fill that stuff out now
 
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ok, all filled out :)
 

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The best of the best - Transcend AxeRam DDR2-1200. (Their 800/1000mhz kits also overclock extremely well if you're on a budget)
 
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I say Adata's, GeIL's and Esoteria's only due to budget/prices, good performance for your money. But for higher end, probly tracers.
Estoria is a model that Geil makes...also Transcend AxeRAM all the way!
 
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cool, sounds good, so Transcend AxeRam DDR2-1200 will work on my computer and everything? sounds like a good choice of ram

also, if i overclock with this ram, i was wondering what the max i can overclock would be
 

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I know this but I singled them out on purpose.
 
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I searched on newegg and people are saying they run hot, is there a fix to this, thats.. relatively cheap?
 

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They can push to 1300mhz+, but 1200 is pretty much fast enough! lol

They use hand-picked micron D9GMH chips, so they overclock like no tomorow. Obviously there won't be a lot of headroom for overclocking on the 1200's, but you're guaranteed that they will run at that speed, which is perty impressive!
 

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I hit 1400MHz with my 1200MHz aXeRam on 2.34V.

 
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I don't know where i read this, but is it true u can apply thermal paste onto ram? i thought it was a little weird myself, but where would u put it? and how much?

also, i'm not sure about overclcoking memory, but with xp 32 bit, how far can i push the memory? i am figuring i can only get to 3.6 ghz overclocked with my system
 

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Jeezzee-ussssss. Is there any significant gain by overclocking them that high? Or at least noticeable difference besides benchies?
No noticeable difference in daily use. I didn't run them that way but for a few minutes. No benching done. I saw no need, 1200 is fast enough. lol. Although I have benched them at 1290 when I had my Q6600, and that was worth a few points.
 
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lol, i was about to say... but none the less, that is quite impressive :) ill have to see what my tracers can do when i get back to school, hit 1100 ez, but havent pushed em yet :)
 
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