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Old 12-22-2004, 03:10 PM   #11
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Old 12-22-2004, 03:11 PM   #12
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oops, sorry for that post above, please delete. Anyway, yes, go with 1GB, maybe 1.5 to last you longer in the future but 1gb is fine.
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Old 12-22-2004, 03:47 PM   #13
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I think if you really have the extra money to buy 2 gigs then I would buy an amd 64 3800 instead or maybe even the 4000. You really don't need 2 gigs, 1 is fine and getting a better cpu would be smarter, especially since it would be s939 which is more future ready.
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Old 12-22-2004, 05:19 PM   #14
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i find that doubling your ram is more important then gain 10% CPU speed. cut back on the 3700+ and get a 3500+ w/ more ram. i think you will get more bang out of your buck this way
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True, but IMO, I think 2 gigs of ram is just overkill if all you are doing is basic home computing and playing games. Plus, upgrading to ram in the future is a lot easier. You just buy a stick of put it in the slot, no big deal. But getting a s754 cpu stops you from upgrading in the future to a s939. If you wanted to, that would mean getting a whole ne mobo and all that stuff, just a lot more work then there needs to be. So I would suggest getting a s939 cuz 1 gig is MORE than enough for the things you will be doing. And it's easy to upgrade to more in the future anyway.
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Old 12-22-2004, 07:49 PM   #16
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Unless you play HL2! That game is a RAM HOG!! I would go 2GB if you can afford it, otherwise, don't. If you think a different expense is better do that. Just make sure you have really good RAM!!

Really, I would do 1GB of Top of the Line Ram. Here are some links to a few of the best out there. THey are in order, BEST to GOOD.

1)> http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...146-546&depa=1
Make sure you order two of these. Ballistix is THE BEST RAM on the market, hands down. With 2ns Latency, its timings can be 2/2/2/6 easily, without much heat.

2)> http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-304&depa=1
Buy 2 again, this is just as good as Ballistix, easily. The next choices are not quite as good.

3)> http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-160&depa=1
Buy 2. Actaully, all these are great RAM.

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http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...145-521&depa=1
Buy 2. Corsair is known for quality. THis is the low latency series. Good RAM, just doesn't compare to the others above.

5)> http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...146-353&depa=1
Buy 2. This is pretty good RAM, and MUSHKIN is recieving good reviews.
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Old 12-22-2004, 07:53 PM   #17
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yep what he said... cept im buyin a gig of GEIL dual channel ram!! teh ultra series
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Old 12-22-2004, 07:58 PM   #18
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MMM....Corsair.....ME WANT!!!! (or a pair of Ballistix would do)
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I want GEIL!!!! GEIL is the emporor of ram!!!
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Old 12-22-2004, 08:15 PM   #20
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The "emporor"? Trying to be asian I see...well no one can be more asian than me! (LOL That rhymed!)

Oh BTW hows your business going? Your website doing good?
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