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Need help finiding good memory for gaming..

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August 7, 2007 9:33:39 PM

Hey all, I need a good memory for gaming for about $200-$220... 2 gigs is good.

Thanks all.

PS. Please explain your choice :p 

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August 7, 2007 10:10:21 PM

200-220 can get you I believe 4 gigs (given that you get ddr2 800, pc 6400). If you pay that you are being overpriced in my opinion. (if you pay 200-220 for 2 gigs and it isn't higher than pc 6400)


If you want the DDR3 ram, you can pay a hella lot for more. I can only advise you with the ddr2 ram which in my opinion you can buy 2 gigs of ddr 2 800 pc 6400 corsair, OCZ, or a-data high performance ram for around 70-130 on newgg.
August 8, 2007 9:22:05 AM

Ofek, please list your system specifications, so we can understand more of your system, and what memory would be best, before we give you a recommendation.
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August 8, 2007 11:48:58 AM

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August 8, 2007 12:16:40 PM

From experience, I always recommend and use Corsair. Always been reliable and stable for me.
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August 8, 2007 12:20:31 PM

also consider OCZ, CRUCIAL and GEIL
August 8, 2007 5:30:26 PM

Whats the point in getting that?

Look for some low latency PC2-6400, like dominator. Latencies are important, closer to 1 the better.

Bu ying 2 of those, you can run dual channel. You dont need SLI to use them or anything like that. They are great because you have 1T command rate, not a lot of memory can use that well. And theres plenty of reviews where they manage to get a few of these timings down even more.

4gb dual channel with those timings, monster.