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Old 06-27-2008, 11:26 AM   #1
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Default RAM - 800 or 1200

So with the release of the P5Q-E I will be assembling the long over due box in about a month or so, I realized that on the P5Q board allows DD2 1200..although I can only find 1 gig sticks of this stuff.

I'd like to utilize 4 gbs RAM, would I be best going 2x2 DD2 800? Or shelling out 1x4 DD2 1200?

Thanks for any advice.
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Old 06-27-2008, 12:04 PM   #2
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Default Re: RAM - 800 or 1200

overclock the 800 to 1200
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Old 06-27-2008, 12:29 PM   #3
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Default Re: RAM - 800 or 1200

It doesn't matter if your sticks are in smaller quantities...

I wouldn't go with either, go with DDR2 1066...there's an awesome G.Skill kit on newegg (just search best rated) 'bout $80 for 4GBs of 1066...
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these are pretty good
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227289
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Old 06-27-2008, 02:53 PM   #5
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I wouldn't go with either, go with DDR2 1066...there's an awesome G.Skill kit on newegg (just search best rated) 'bout $80 for 4GBs of 1066...
Agree with this, that is a great deal, here they are: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231166
And if you don't go past ~450FSB, you can always just run them at lower timings.
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Less strain on the NB with less DIMMs populated.
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