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Old 05-20-2008, 04:08 AM   #1
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so i was looking at a catalog, and found the corsair XMS2 for $74.99 (2x 1GB XMS2 DDR2-800 CAS 4), but below it shows the same thing, but doesnt say XMS2 (2x 1GB DDR2 PC-6400 CAS 4) and right next to it, it says DHX Technology, but its for $79.99.
whats DHX Technology?
is it a XMS2 but with DHX?
or is it better than the XMS2?
which one do you guys recommend?
EDIT: hmm, did a little research and seems like its a better heatsink for $5.00 extra, but is there anything else better in the DHX besides the heatsink?
thanks in advance
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Old 05-20-2008, 04:11 AM   #2
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I have not heard of the DHX, im sure everyone including me tell you that XMS2 Ram is one of the best
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Old 05-20-2008, 04:15 AM   #3
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well, anyways, i found out waht DHX stands for
Dual-path Heat Xchange
BTW, which XMS2 would you guys recommend?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145034
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145177
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145168
EDIT: but just a quick question, my board support up to 1066, but only if i am using an AM2+ processor, but i am only using a regular AM2, so the highest speed it supports up to DDR 800, as it says in the manual, and the reviews on newegg.
if you recommend the dominator series, will it work on my current specs, seeing how regular AM2 processors only supports up to DDR 800.
BTW: the store im going to get the memory at only sells the dominator series for 1066 speeds.
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the first link , the only thing that the heat spreaders do is look good, and if you going to be using a big cooler like the 9700 you might have some troubles
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Old 05-20-2008, 06:10 AM   #5
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XMS2 is great RAM, and I'd definitely recommend it Teny.

As for your links, no major differences...Go for the first one.
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Didn't we just go through this "what's the best memory" question in another thread?
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lol yeah but this started with "Whats DHX?"
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yeah, i decided to go with XMS2, but i saw DHX and wanted to know what it was, and it was only $5 more.
i went and bought the DHX version since my friends "convinced" me to get it.
now i have to mail in the rebate.
so far the ram is working good.
i only have one receipt and one UPC code, so i am going to wait till thursday before i mail them out just in case something goes wrong in the time.
if i mail them in, and something goes wrong, what do i do to replace/return the memory?
microcenter keeps a record of who bought what at the time, since they ask for peoples name when you buy something. but i am not sure what the policy thing since i wont have the UPC code anymore.
i made a copy, but will they accept a copied UPC and receipt?
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