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Old 01-06-2012, 02:20 PM   #1
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Default upgrading ram + more?

Ok, here is my current setup.

-Windows 7 w/ 64Bit
-Antec 300 Mid Tower w/ 650w Cooler Master Power Supply
-Msi 750a sli platinum motherboard
-Amd athlon 64 x2 5400 @ 2.8ghz stock black edition w/ Xigatek HTD- 120mm rifle cooler heatsink
-Ocz Reaper 4GB of ram
-Wd 500GB & 160GB Hard Drive
-2 Bfg 9800gt OC Edition in SLI
-Asus Cd/Dvd Burner


I'm thinking about upgrading to 8GB's of ram. I think the ones I have are PC 800, which is pretty low I believe. Should I just find 2 more 2gb stick of the same thing I have, or can I upgrade? Can I get PC1066 or something, or do I have to stick with pc800? Would it be better to find some that are 2 4gb sticks instead?

what are some good options??



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You'll need

http://www.google.co.uk/#sclient=psy...w=1024&bih=601
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Default Re: upgrading ram + more?

im all confused, should be ddr2 800 not pc 800....


thats ddr2 still correct? NOT ddr3?

but I can run pc1066 with no problems right?


some video editing, but i was just thinking 8gb cause it would be easier to get 2 4gb cause they come together and its usually 2 2gb in a pack so that'd be 4 gigs....thanks though ill look around.

ddr3 is ridiculously cheaper too....


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820134928

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231182


can you recommend some?
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Old 01-06-2012, 06:58 PM   #4
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you can't fit ddr3 in a ddr2 motherboard, 800/1066mhz is the speed.

You can fit ddr2 1066 no problem

Yes get 2x4gb then, ddr2 1066mhz 4gb x2

Pc is the speed x8 so ddr2 800= pc6400 - 800x800=pc6400, which means it can send data that fast.

So 1066mhz would be pc 8500
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